Click to view Approved Animal Indicator Dealer List to find a local approved dealer of animal indicators near you. Contact CCIA’s Dealer Registrar at

Approved CCIA animal indicators for beef cattle are distributed to livestock operators through CCIA-authorized dealers across Canada, CCIA’s toll-free order desk at 1-877-909-2333 or online at . This national distribution network securely reports all tag issuance records directly to the CLTS database.

Our approved dealers play an important role in delivering information and approved animal indicators into the hands of Canadian livestock operators. Canadian Cattle Identification Agency requires retailers that operate in a professional manner and can communicate information about CCIA, the national identification program, approved animal indicators and traceability initiatives to their customers. Additionally, CCIA require dealers that are dedicated to complying with the regulatory scheme surrounding the animal identification program, and are willing and able to meet their contractual and legal obligations.

Approved dealers of approved animal indicators must report issued events to the CLTS database to indicate approved animal indicators were sold to livestock operators within 24 hours of purchase. Approved dealers must also report returned events to the CLTS database to indicate approved animal indicator identification numbers have been returned to a distributor or manufacturer (from a livestock operator, dealer or distributor).

Learn how to submit reportable events using our full array of CLTS database user instructions, video tutorials and templates.

View the list of Approved Dealer Tariff of Fees

View the list of Approved Animal Indicators

View the list of Revoked Animal Indicators

How to purchase approved animal indicators for beef

Contact us for complimentary, one-on-one livestock traceability support and services by toll-free telephone at 1-877-909-2333 and email at

Learn more about livestock identification and traceability from Canadian Food Inspection Agency.

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