CA/US Borders Still Remain Open To Trade, Commerce And Essential Traffic | Q&A

CA/US Borders Still Remain Open To Trade, Commerce And Essential Traffic | Q&A

Today, we thought we would share with you some of the questions that we've had come in from our importing clients.

Q: Are Borders Closed For Commercial Traffic?

A: All borders do still remain open to commercial carriers and commercial importers. Commercial carriers are registered with Canada customs and commercial importers are known importers with Canada Customs, and registered with a business number.

Q: Is There Any Affect On Hand-Carried Goods?

If you are already outside of Canada and are returning back to Canada with your hand-carried commercial or personal goods, Canada Customs will process your return to Canada.

For more information please contact us or visit our YouTube channel.

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Taryn Hannah

Taryn Hannah is General Manager for PCB Canadian Operations, directly overseeing the Release, Trade Compliance, and Office Administration teams. Taryn has been a trade professional since 2005, specializing in strategic and operational process building and management. She began her career with PCB in release operations, which built a strong foundation in many entry modes. In 2010 Taryn became the Supervisor of our Trade Compliance Group, working with staff and clients to understand regulatory documentation, labeling, data, and timing requirements for all imports into Canada. Over the years, she has become an expert in Participating in Government Agency dealings and has been called upon to speak at events such as Vancouver Fashion Week and various customized courses for industry and associations. Taryn has been recognized for her expert knowledge by receiving the designations of Customs Compliance Specialist (CCS) and Certified Trade Compliance Specialist (CTCS) from the Canadian Society of Customs Brokers.

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.