Fees for Veterinary Drugs

Fees for regulatory activities related to veterinary drugs are listed below. Supporting guidance, forms and current fee links are listed below.

Fees for veterinary drugs have increased by the 2018 Consumer Price Index of Canada, as stipulated under Section 17.1 of the Service Fees Act. This year (2019 to 2020) represents the first increase of these fees.


Forms - Applications and submissions - veterinary drug products

Veterinary Drug Submission Evaluation Fees

Before a veterinary drug is authorized for sale in Canada, Health Canada reviews it to assess it efficacy and safety in the intended species as well as human safety.

Establishment Licence Fees for Veterinary Drugs

Health Canada has compliance and enforcement programs in place to ensure that holders or applicants of a drug establishment licence conform to all regulatory requirements to engage in the fabrication, importation, testing, distribution and wholesale of drugs for human and/or veterinary use.

Authority to Sell Veterinary Drug Fees

Health Canada monitors veterinary drugs on the Canadian market through post-market surveillance and compliance and enforcement activities. Industry pays an annual fee for the right to maintain and sell veterinary drugs in Canada.

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