Export Controls

In accordance with the Export and Import Permits Act, the Trade Controls Bureau is responsible for issuing permits and certificates for various products included on the Export Control List (ECL).

Canada Accedes to the Arms Trade Treaty

As part of Canada’s support for a stronger and more rigorous export control system, the Government deposited on June 19, 2019 its instrument of accession to the Arms Trade Treaty (ATT). Joining the ATT gives Canada an opportunity to formalize its current export control practices, while increasing the rigour and transparency of its export control regime.

Key Information and Services

Controlled Products

Products subject to export controls include the following - further information may be obtained by selecting one of these:

Recent Updates to Regulations and Notices