Importing a Vessel into Canada | Canada’s Coasting Trade

April 1, 2022

Importing a Vessel into Canada’s Coasting Trade There are many rules and regulations that vessel owners/operators must consider when importing a vessel into Canada. The operation of foreign vessels in Canada is regulated by the Government of Canada’s Coasting Trade Act and enforced by several federal and provincial departments and agencies. Below we provide an

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The Non-Resident Importer (NRI) Program

February 22, 2022

The Non-Resident (NRI) Importer Program A Non-Resident Importer (NRI) is a business based outside of Canada, who does not have a physical presence in Canada, but imports goods into Canada as the Importer of Record. The Non-Resident Importer (NRI) Program is an initiative of the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) that allows international exporters to

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Trade Compliance Customs Audits

January 19, 2022

Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) conducts targeted and random audits to ensure Canadian importers and exporters are compliant with import/export regulations. Here is the latest listing of products targeted for audit by the CBSA.

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ArriveCAN | Entry Rules for Travel to Canada

July 5, 2021

Canada’s ArriveCAN App Effective November 21, 2020, all travellers to Canada are required to submit travel and quarantine information to the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) digitally using ArriveCAN.    Get the ArriveCAN App How Does ArriveCAN Work? 1. Entering Canada by Air or Land All travellers entering Canada by air or land (with limited

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CARM | CBSA Assessment & Revenue Management

May 25, 2021

What is CARM? CARM (or CBSA Assessment and Revenue Management) is a project by the Government of Canada aiming to simplify and streamline the process of importing commercial goods into Canada. It is the most significant change in the Canadian importing process in over 30 years. Through CARM, the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) intends

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Canada’s Free Trade Agreements

April 5, 2021

What are Canada’s Free Trade Agreements Canada currently has 15 trade agreements in force with over 40 countries around the world, and more in varying stages of negotiation. A Free Trade Agreement (FTA) is a treaty between two or more countries that encourages international trade by reducing or removing tariffs and other barriers to trade.

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