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Parasites, leeches, and insects

Acceptable services

  • Expedited Parcel™
  • Regular Parcel™

You can only mail parasites, leeches, and insects between March 1 and October 31.

Delivery to your destination is required to be achievable in 3 consecutive business days (excluding weekends and statutory holidays) from the time of mailing.

Parasites, leeches, and insects must be:

  • Free from disease
  • Mailed in safe and secure boxes. You must maintain a record of each shipment as per HAR 154.
  • Easily identifiable

You must not ship parasites, leeches, and insects to remote locations in Canada. For a list of remote locations, see our air stage offices list.

Visit the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) website   and the Health of Animals Regulations for more information.

Please note:

You can only mail these items domestically. You mail all items at your own risk. We make no coverage for loss or damages available for this type of mail.