What information must be on an official donation receipt from a registered charity?

Important noticeĀ 

Official donation receipts must include the name and website address of the Canada Revenue Agency. The website address has changed to canada.ca/charities-giving. Charities and qualified donees have untilĀ March 31, 2019 to update their receipts.


To find out what information must be on official donation receipts from other qualified donees, go to Other organizations that can issue donation receipts (qualified donees).

The information on an official donation receipt must be readable and not easily altered.

Receipts for cash gifts must have the following:

Receipts for non-cash gifts must also include:

The amount of a non-cash gift must be its fair market value at the time the gift was made.

For examples of receipts, see Sample official donation receipts.

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