Electronic transmission

DATA FORMATS

When transmitting data with SimpliTRACE, the following formats must be respected to ensure the processing and recording of this information in the ATQ database.

  • Type of data

    Alphanumeric characters

    Example

    MSmith or MSmith1

    Required Format

    The SimpliTRACE username can be a combination of letters and/or digits that must contain a maximum of 25 characters.

  • Type of data

    Alphanumeric characters

    Example

    Micheal007

    Required Format

    The SimpliTRACE password must contain a minimum 8 characters. This chain of characters must contain at least 1 digit, 1 capital letter and 1 small letter.

  • Type of data

    Alphanumeric characters

    Example

    PRO1234567

    Required Format

    The Stakeholder number starts with a 3 letter prefix that corresponds to your role in the industry and is followed by 7 digits. This number is attributed by ATQ.

  • Type of data

    Alphanumeric characters

    Example

    QC1234567

    Required Format

    The Premises number starts with a 2 letter prefix that corresponds to the province and is followed by 7 digits. This number is attributed by ATQ.

  • Type of data

    Numeric characters

    Example

    124000123456789

    Required Format

    The tag number starts with the « 124000 » prefix which is a code for Canada and is followed by 9 digits that represents the animal’s individual identification number. This number contains a total of 15 digits.

  • Type of data

    Numeric characters

    Example

    2015-09-01

    Required Format

    The date must follow the YYYYY-MM-DD format, i.e., it must start with the year, month and day. These elements must be separated by a hyphen.

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