Canada’s year-long standoff with the Trump administration over punitive U.S. steel and aluminum tariffs is finally over, removing a key hurdle in efforts to ratify the new North American trade pact. Global Affairs Canada says the tariffs will be removed within two days. Canada has also agreed to drop all of its retaliatory measures and […]
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I’m going to bring a Commercial Hand-Carried Goods (HCG), Please tell me the procedure.
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The “Hand-Carried Goods (HCG) Release Process” provides importers and customs brokers with the option of using a Pre-Arrival Review System (PARS, since 2019- SWI-IID) (including Other Government Department (OGD) PARS) or Release on Minimal Documentation (RMD, since 2019-SWI-IID) release option in order to obtain release of commercial goods being transported to Canada by an individual who is not a carrier. The release must take place at the First Point of Arrival in Canada (FPOA).The HCG Release Process is applicable to all modes for qualifying shipments and may be used as an alternative release option to submitting a paper Form B3-3 Canada Customs Coding Form. In bond shipments are not eligible for the HCG Release Process.An example of how the HCG CCN would look for a shipment being imported in the highway mode is shown below:
Beginning June 1, 2019, importers applying for an import permit under the Plant Protection Act can submit their application electronically to the Canadian Food Inspection Agency, without having to submit a hard copy. You can now submit the Application for Permit to Import Plants and Other Things (CFIA/ACIA 5256) by using My CFIAonline services or […]
A Non-Resident Importer (NRI) is a person or company that imports food into Canada but whose permanent place of business is in a place other than Canada (for instance, the United States). If you are an NRI food importer you can apply for a license under the Safe Food for Canadian Regulations (SFCR). If you […]