On August 14th, 2023, the Canada Border Services Agency announced that the import-altering aspects of CARM (CBSA’s Assessment and Revenue Management) Release 2 are now expected in May of 2024.Learn More
On August 14th, 2023, the Canada Border Services Agency announced that the import-altering aspects of CARM (CBSA’s Assessment and Revenue Management) Release 2 are now expected in May of 2024. Release 2 remains on schedule, releasing in October of 2023, but as a test environment for industry and software partners.
In May 2023, Canada Border Services Agency published a proposed amendment to the value for duty regulations. The intent of their proposal is to remove, in CBSA’s view, the unfair advantage to Non-Resident Importers (NRIs) by basing Value for Duty (VFD) on the last sale price in a series of sales, regardless of when that sale took place (either before or after importation). However, the proposed amendment does not limit the changes to NRIs but is an overall change to the regulations that therefore have a broader application leading to potentially unintended consequences for resident Canadian importers.
If you are importing a dog or puppy from the US into Canada, it’s important to understand the current challenges. COVID-19 has put a kink in picking up your new furry member of the family when you’ve purchased them from a US breeder.
The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) has released the verification priority list for July 2023. Today’s post will provide an overview of the list of verifications, their importance to Importers, trade compliance, and tips on how Importers can remain compliant.
Are you uncertain of how to properly declare the value of your goods when importing into Canada? You are not alone. Many importers are. This lack of clarity is partly due to the many rules and factors when determining the value of duty.
Importing produce into Canada represents a critically significant industry, accompanied by distinct challenges. Understanding the interaction between the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) is a primary challenge. Produce type, time of year, and packaging can all affect delays and costs at the border.
If you're searching for agricultural equipment in Canada, your best bet is to explore the vast US marketplace. With more manufacturers located there, you'll have access to a wider selection, better availability, and competitive pricing. Today we will guide you through the process of importing self-propelled or towable agricultural equipment into Canada, ensuring a smooth and hassle-free border crossing.
Fresh, grated, powdered and processed cheese, ice cream, milk, dairy powders and other dairy productsLearn More
Plants, fresh flowers, greenery, trees, seeds and other horticulture related items
Meat and items containing meat products
Supplements, vitamins, minerals, fortified, beauty products
Chips, granola bars, canned goods, frozen meals, condiments
Power-assisted bicycles, e-bikes, electric bikes, motorized bikes, and electric scootersLearn More
Cars, trucks, motorized and self-propelled equipment to be driven on roads or project sites
Medical devices, bandages, masks, wheelchairs, ventilators and other related items