Service Standards

Service standards publicly state the level of performance that citizens can reasonably expect to encounter from Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada under normal circumstances.

Timeliness service standards for high-volume regulatory authorizations clarify expectations and increase predictability in the federal regulatory system. They benefit the many Canadians, particularly businesses, who must seek permission from the federal government to either conduct a regulated activity or be exempt from it.

The following is a list of our service standards for high-volume regulatory authorizations:

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