Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) Systems
DataElements EDIFACT

Canadian Food Inspection Agency

Group Type/Size Element Data Element Requirement Business Rule/Value
N/A n..2 GIS OGD Identifier Conditional Value = 01
6 n10 COM (1) Phone Number Mandatory Transmit the CFIA destination phone number
6 n10 COM (2) Fax Number Mandatory Transmit the CFIA destination fax number
6 a2 NAD Destination Address Mandatory Transmit field if Delivery Party is included
6 an..35 NAD Destination Name Mandatory Transmit field if Delivery Party is included
21 n8 GIR (1) Requirement ID Mandatory Transmit field as per AIRS reference system.
21 n4 GIR (1) Requirement Version Mandatory Transmit field as per AIRS reference system.
21 n6 GIR (1) AIRS Code Conditional Transmit field as per AIRS reference system.
21 a2 GIR (1) Destination Province Conditional Transmit field as per AIRS reference system. For Québec PQ
21 n3 GIR (1) CFIA End Use Conditional Transmit field as per AIRS reference system.
21 an..3 GIR (2) Miscellaneous ID Conditional Transmit field as per AIRS reference system.
21 an..35 GIR (3) Registration Number Mandatory Transmit field as per AIRS reference system.
21 an..3 GIR (3) Registration Type Mandatory Transmit field as per AIRS reference system.
25 an..3 LOC Country of origin CFIA Conditional Transmit field if Country of origin is different from Customs

Natural Resources Canada

Group Type/Size Segment ACROSS Data Element NRCAN Data Element Requirement Business Rule/Value
21 an..25 PIA Product Brand Name Brand Name Mandatory  
21 an..25 PIA Product Model Name of the Product Mandatory  
21 an..25 PIA Product Model Number Model No. of the product Mandatory Transmit the unique motor identifier UMI
21 an..15 MEA Product Type/Size   Conditional Transmit only if motors.
27 n..2 IMD Import Reason Code Purpose of the Importation Mandatory  
14 an..35 NAD Name - Line1   Optional Transmit field if the manufacturer is different from shipper/exporter
14 an..35 NAD Address - Line1   Optional Transmit field if manufacturer is applicable

Transport Canada - Tires

Group Type/Size Segment Data Element Requirement Business Rule/Value
21 an..25 PIA Product Brand Name Mandatory  
21 an..15 MEA Product Type/Size Mandatory  
27 n..2 IMD Import Reason Code Mandatory  
21 n1 GIR (4) Import Date Compliance Indicator Conditional Transmit field when importing tires and if import reason code is not equal to 6.
21 an..3 GIR (4) Tire Import ID. Number (TIIN) Conditional Transmit field if the import reason code is equal to 6 and the country of origin code is not USA.
21 n1 GIR (4) Tire Completion Compliance Mandatory Transmit field when importing tires and if import reason code is not equal to 6.
14 an..35 NAD Name - Line1 Mandatory  
14 an..35 NAD Address - Line1 Mandatory  
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