Grain elevator and grain dealer licences

The Canadian Grain Commission is a federal government agency that operates under the authority of the Canada Grain Act. Under the Act, grain dealers and operators of primary, terminal and process elevators must be licensed by the Canadian Grain Commission or exempted from licensing.

The Canadian Grain Commission requires all grain dealers and elevators to be licensed or exempted. Anyone dealing in or handling grain that is not licensed or exempted by the Canadian Grain Commission may be subject to fines, closure, or both.


  • Application checklist
    • Use this application checklist to make sure you have completed and enclosed the pertinent


Licensing and Security
601-303 Main Street
Winnipeg MB R3C 3G8
Toll free: 1-800-853-6705
Fax: 204-983-4654

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