Key links to Canada Customs resources - Farrow Group

Government Resources and links for Canadian Customs Compliance

Access your Canada customs and trade needs via the links provided below.

Canada Customs websites

Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) A primary website for persons interested in importing/exporting, colloquially known as "Canada Customs".

Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) - Administrative Monetary Penalty System (AMPS) AMPS - a program of Canada Customs - a civil penalty regime that secures compliance with customs legislation through the application of monetary penalties.

Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) - Border Information System The Border Information Service (BIS) is a computerized, 24-hour telephone service that automatically answers all incoming calls and provides general customs information.

Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) - Border Wait Times

Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) - Customs Notices Canada Customs notices are issued to inform clients about changes to programs and procedures which often impact importers.

Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) - D-Memos D-Memos refers to legislation, regulations, policies, and procedures Canada Customs uses to administer programs.

Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) - Directory

Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) - Guide for Exporters (BSF5131)

Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) - Registering Your Business (Business Number Accounts) Obtaining a Business Number is a first step in importing into Canada for commercial importers and is the vehicle through which programs of Canada Customs agencies are administered.

Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) - System Outage Contingency Plan The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) System Outage Contingency Plan sets out the procedures for importing goods in the commercial stream that clients, including carriers, brokers/importers, freight forwarders and warehouse operators, may follow in the event of a CBSA system outage.

Other Government Department (OGD) websites

Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada

Canada Revenue Agency (CRA)

Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA)

Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) - AIRS

Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) - ASSIST The “Automated Shipment Inspection Status Search Tool.” You’ll need your Canada Customs transaction number.

Canadian International Trade Tribunal

Department of Justice

Import Permit & Export Control Information

Statistics Canada Canada’s national statistical agency works in concert with Canada Customs.

Transport Canada Serves the public interest through the promotion of a safe, secure, efficient and environmentally responsible transportation system - also works in concert with Canada Customs.

Transport Canada - Temporary Vehicle Import System

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