Customs Documentation

Under the Safe Foods for Canadians Act is a license required?

Yes, licensing and registration are very effective ways to address non compliance. If there is a contravention a license can be suspended ore revoked. Currently the Canadian Food Inspection agency requires lice...

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I lost some of my B3's and I understand I need to keep them, how can I get replacements?

We keep all clearance documents and would be happy to supply you with replacement copies.

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Under the Safe Foods for Canadians Act what is the cost for the license and how long is it good for?

Although it is not in effect yet, it was previously discussed with CFIA that the cost for a license would be around $250.00 and be good for 2 years.

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What do I do with a a detailed adjustment statement?

When a accounting document has been changed/adjusted by CBSA they issue a detailed adjustment statement with those changes. The statement may request a payment due to the changes made which is required to be pa...

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What is an End-user Certificate?

An End-user certificate, or EUC, is a document used in international transfers, including sales and arms provided as aid, of weapons and ammunition to certify that the buyer is the final recipient of the materi...

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What is a Transaction value?

Under CBSA's rules, in the value hierarchy this is the first method of determining the value of goods based on the sale price to Canada.

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Do I have to declare pallet charges when completing an invoice for customs purposes?

Yes the number of pallets and value for them should be indicated on the invoice to be declared to Canada Customs.

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I would like to apply for a fish import license, how long are they valid for?

Your fish import license is valid for one (1) year in which it will need to be renewed.

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What is FAST?

Free and Secure Trade - A joint Canada-U.S. initiative that provides an accelerated commercial clearance option to pre-approved importers, carriers, and registered drivers to move pre-approved eligible goods ac...

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What is a CITES?

The Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) sets controls on movement of animal and plant species that are, or may be, threatened due to excessive commercial expl...

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