Only Days Remaining For eManifest Into Canada To Take Effect
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eManifest is the third phase of the Advance Commercial Information (ACI) Program. The ACI Program will provide Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) officers with electronic pre-arrival cargo and conveyance, crew/passenger, secondary and importer data to the CBSA prior to arrival at the border. This will enable CBSA officers to identify health, safety and security threats related to commercial goods before the goods arrive in Canada.

Regulations To Take Effect For eManifest Into Canada:

  • November 1, 2012, to May 1, 2013 - informed compliance period - eManifest requirements are mandatory. Highway carriers deemed to be non-compliant will be denied entry to Canada and issued zero-rated penalties.
  • May 1, 2013 - The implementation timeline is complete. Highway carriers deemed to be non-compliant will be denied entry to Canada and issued monetary penalties.

Pacific Customs Brokers Ltd. (Canada) is now offering eManifest filing services (both full and self serve) for all carriers and self-carrying importers entering into Canada.

Pacific Customs Brokers Inc. (USA) has been providing e-Manifest filing services (both full and self serve) for a number of different carriers/self-carrying importers entering the USA since the program's inception in March 2007.

For more information or to set up your eManifest account call our carrier designated toll-free number at 855.542.6644 and speak with our Carrier Relations Liaison today.

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Taryn Hannah
CCS, CTCS

Taryn Hannah has been in the trade industry since 2005. She began her career with PCB in release operations, working with all modes and all release types. In 2010 Taryn moved to the Trade Compliance Group where after a year she became the Supervisor for regulatory compliance in Canada. With the experience she gained working in many areas of import service, Taryn is the perfect fit as our Canadian Operations Manager.

While we strive for accuracy in all our communications, as the Importer of Record it is incumbent upon your company to ensure that you are aware of the requirements under the new regulations so that you maintain compliance as always.