Grain Financial Protection Program


Licensing fees for grain dealers and elevator operators

Grain dealers

Elevator operators

$100 per year

Based on storage capacity:

  • Less than 5,000 tonnes: $75
  • Less than 25,000 tonnes: $150
  • 25,000 tonnes or greater: $225

Shortfall permit

Elevator operators who think they will be in a shortfall position must apply for a permit.

To get a shortfall permit, elevator operators must:

  • Pay a $150 fee
  • Provide financial security for the full value of the grain shortfall.
Offsite storage permit

Elevator operators who want to store grains and oilseeds on unlicensed premises must first apply for an offsite storage permit.

There is no fee for an offsite storage permit.

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