How to Pay Your Establishment License Fees

For your convenience, Health Canada accepts cheques, credit cards, and wire transfer.

To avoid over or underpayment, please submit your payments in Canadian funds.


Cheques must be made payable to the "Receiver General for Canada" and submitted to the following address along with a copy of the invoice:

Health Canada
Accounts Receivable
P/L: 1918B, 18th Floor, Room 1804B
161 Goldenrod Driveway, Tunney's Pasture
Ottawa, Ontario, K1A 0K9

Credit card

Visa, MasterCard and American Express are accepted. When making a credit card payment, please provide the following information:

  • Company's full (legal) name
  • Customer No. (ex: DEL/MDEXXXXX)
  • Invoice number
  • Invoice amount
  • Credit card type (ex: Visa)
  • Credit card number
  • Expiry date
  • Name as appears on the credit card
  • Credit card holder's phone number
  • Credit card holder's email address

Health Canada no longer accepts credit card payments via email.

There are two ways to make a payment using a credit card:

  1. Fax: 613-957-3495 (Please complete and include this Fax Form)
  2. Phone: 1-800-815-0506

Wire transfer

To make a wire payment you must include:

  • Invoice number
  • License type (ex: DEL or MDEL)
  • Customer No. (ex: DEL/MDEXXXXX)

Please ensure all service charges, including fees charged by your bank or any intermediary banks, are covered by your payment.

HC is not responsible for any fees charged during the transfer process.

Wire payments are made to:

  • Bank Name: Fédération des caisses Desjardins du Québec
    1 Complexe Desjardins, South Tower, 15th floor,
    Montreal QC Canada
    H5B 1B3
  • Bank Number: 815
  • Transit Number: 98000
  • Beneficiary Name: – 022-25631 - Health
  • Beneficiary Account Number: MFI09703350815CAD2
  • Charges Field: “OUR”
  • Description Field: Customer Number or Invoice Number, if applicable, or Company NameFootnote *

If you have any questions about payment options please contact Accounts Receivable at:


Footnote 1

Note that the wire standards used in Canada provide 4 lines of description fields, each with a maximum of 35 characters. Please be aware that wires are often passed through intermediary financial institutions, especially in the case of wires originating outside of Canada, and it is possible that details within the description fields might be truncated.

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