Contact Us

All vessels in Canadian waters must carry and use nautical charts and related publications pursuant to the Canada Shipping Act, 2001, Charts and Nautical Publications Regulations, that are issued by, or on the authority of, the Canadian Hydrographic Service.

By phone

By phone

National headquarters

  • 613-998-4931
  • 1-866-546-3613 (Toll-free)

Regional offices

Alberta

1-877-247-5465 (Toll-free)

British Columbia

250-363-6360

Manitoba

1-877-247-5465 (Toll-free)

New Brunswick

902-426-3497

Newfoundland and Labrador

709-772-0449

Northwest Territories

1-877-247-5465 (Toll-free)

Nova Scotia

902-426-3497

Nunavut

1-877-247-5465 (Toll-free)

Ontario

  • 905-336-4851
  • 1-877-247-5465 (Toll-free)

Prince Edward Island

902-426-3497

Quebec

418-775-0502

Saskatchewan

1-877-247-5465 (Toll-free)

Yukon

250-363-6360

By email

By email

Please include your name and the region in which you are located. E-mails will receive a response within a few business days.

chsinfo@dfo-mpo.gc.ca

By fax

By fax

Please include your name and the region in which you are located.

National headquarters

1-866-924-7742 (Toll-free)

Regional offices

Alberta

905-336-8916

British Columbia

250-363-6323

Manitoba

905-336-8916

New Brunswick

902-426-1893

Newfoundland and Labrador

709-772-5773

Northwest Territories

905-336-8916

Nova Scotia

902-426-1893

Nunavut

905-336-8916

Ontario

905-336-8916

Prince Edward Island

902-426-1893

Quebec

418-775-0654

Saskatchewan

905-336-8916

Yukon

250-363-6323

By mail

By mail

Please write to one of the following addresses.

National headquarters

Canadian Hydrographic Service
200 Kent Street, Station 12W090
Ottawa, ON K1A 0E6

Regional offices

Alberta

Canadian Hydrographic Service
Bayfield Institute
Canada Centre for Inland Waters
867 Lakeshore Road
Burlington, ON L7S 1A1

British Columbia

Canadian Hydrographic Service
Institute of Ocean Sciences
9860 West Saanich Road, P.O. Box 6000
Sidney, BC V8L 4B2

Manitoba

Canadian Hydrographic Service
Bayfield Institute
Canada Centre for Inland Waters
867 Lakeshore Road
Burlington, ON L7S 1A1

New Brunswick

Canadian Hydrographic Service
Bedford Institute of Oceanography
1 Challenger Drive
Dartmouth, NS B2Y 4A2

Newfoundland and Labrador

Canadian Hydrographic Service
Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Centre
P.O. Box 5667
St. John's, NL A1C 5X1

Northwest Territories

Canadian Hydrographic Service
Bayfield Institute
Canada Centre for Inland Waters
867 Lakeshore Road
Burlington, ON L7S 1A1

Nova Scotia

Canadian Hydrographic Service
Bedford Institute of Oceanography
1 Challenger Drive
Dartmouth, NS B2Y 4A2

Nunavut

Canadian Hydrographic Service
Bayfield Institute
Canada Centre for Inland Waters
867 Lakeshore Road
Burlington, ON L7S 1A1

Ontario

Canadian Hydrographic Service
Bayfield Institute
Canada Centre for Inland Waters
867 Lakeshore Road
Burlington, ON L7S 1A1

Prince Edward Island

Canadian Hydrographic Service
Bedford Institute of Oceanography
1 Challenger Drive
Dartmouth, NS B2Y 4A2

Quebec

Canadian Hydrographic Service
Maurice Lamontagne Institute
Fisheries and Oceans Canada
850 route de la Mer, P.O. Box 1000
Mont-Joli, QC G5H 3Z4

Saskatchewan

Canadian Hydrographic Service
Bayfield Institute
Canada Centre for Inland Waters
867 Lakeshore Road
Burlington, ON L7S 1A1

Yukon

Canadian Hydrographic Service
Institute of Ocean Sciences
9860 West Saanich Road, P.O. Box 6000
Sidney, BC V8L 4B2

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