Customs Documentation

What documentation is required to import shipments into Canada?

There is a short and a long answer to this. The short answer is that a bill of sale or invoice is required to import shipments into Canada. On that bill of sale or invoice should show - 1) Who the buyer and s...

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Importing a horse into Canada

A & A are experts in handling horses coming into Canada. We make the process very simple for you. The following documents and steps are required to import a horse: 1 Bill of Sale. 2 Copies of Coggins. 3 ...

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Importing a yacht or boat at a marine crossing in Canada

If you are importing your marine pleasure craft into Canada over water, you must report to a designated marine site and call the CBSA telephone reporting centre (TRC) at 1-888-226-7277 immediately upon your arr...

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Importing Fish and Seafood Products into Canada

Fish and Seafood Imports Fish and seafood products shipped to Canada for Commercial purposes, as food or further processing are considered as imports and as such will require a Fish License or a Quality Manage...

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How to apply for a Carnet

If you require a Carnet, they can be obtained from your local Chamber of Commerce. http://chamber.ca/carnet/ As of January 2015, this was the information provided by the Canadian Chamber of Commerce regarding...

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What do I need to know about importing from overseas?

Overseas Importing info: Prior to importing, please be advised of the following so you may be customs compliant: Shipments will be subject to Taxes (GST); and most often they will also be subject to Duties as...

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What is CKFTA - The Canada – Korea Free Trade Agreement?

The Canada – Korea Free Trade Agreement (CKFTA) which was implemented on January 1st 2015 will essentially eliminate the customs duties on all imports from Korea, either immediately upon implementation of the a...

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How to import fish and seafood products to Canada

How to Import Fish and Seafood product to Canada Under the Canadian Food Inspection Agencies Fish Import Inspection program importers of fish and seafood for human consumption and for commercial sale must hold...

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Where to send documents and paperwork for customs clearance fax or email

When you have a shipment that needs to be set up for customs clearance, here are the details: For shipments going to Canada: Send email attachments to docs@aacb.com Or, fax, 604.538.3994 (email will receive th...

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How to obtain a CA Identification number for importing clothing and textiles

Only Canadian manufacturers, processors or finishers of a textile fibre product or Canadians engaged in the business of importing or selling any textile fibre product are allowed to register for a CA Identifica...

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