Permit amendments that are processed by a permit officer will normally be issued within 3 business days of receipt of a properly completed permit amendment request. Applications for a permit amendment should be submitted by the applicant at least 5 days prior to the expiry date of the export permit.
In regard to Emergency Extension Requests beyond the 180 day surplus period, a written request should be attached in the Documents Tab on EXCOL, including the following information:
Please note that exporters wishing to amend their federal permits for provincial timber should attach a copy of the updated FS 34 and FS 38 under Documents Tab on EXCOL.
All Emergency Extension Requests will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis.