Personal travel – what are my personal exemptions when in US less than 24h ?

As a Canadian citizen or Permanent Resident returning to Canada, duties and taxes are applicable on all purchases unless you qualify for a personal exemption. Personal exemptions allow you to bring goods of a certain value into the country without paying the regular duties. If you have been outside Canada for:

  • Less than 24 hours, Personal exemptions do not apply to same-day cross-border shoppers.