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CBSA Trade Compliance Verification Priorities January 2021

CBSA has released the January 2021 Trade Compliance Verification Priorities. Origin Bedding and drapery (Round 2) Harmonized System Number(s): Various goods of Headings 63.01, 63.02 and 63.03. USA origin. Valuation Apparel (Round 3) Harmonized System Number(s): Chapters 61 and 62 Footwear (Round 2) Harmonized System Number(s): Chapter 64 Tariff Spent fowl (Round 2) Harmonized System […]

Canadian Export Experts Argo Customs Now Support the CERS Declaration System

December 15, 2020 – Toronto, On – The new Canadian Export Reporting System (CERS) is now online, and the experts at Argo Customs are ready to help shippers adopt this new system.  CERS is a free web-based self-service portal that is designed to speed up export declarations.  Features such as universal accessibility from any browser […]

Canada-United Kingdom Trade Continuity Agreement

Bill C-18, An Act to implement the Canada-United Kingdom Trade Continuity Agreement (Canada-UK TCA), was introduced in the House of Commons. Subject to parliamentary approval, by preserving the main benefits of the Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA), including the elimination of tariffs on 98% of products exported to the United Kingdom, this […]

Argo Customs & FAQs About CUSMA

[Nov. 30, 2020 – Toronto, CA] – Recently, some significant changes were made to The Canada-United States-Mexico Agreement’s (CUSMA) policies. Since it’s such an important aspect of importing and exporting in and out of Canada, the team from Argo Customs has collected some information here about the most recent changes. Here are the most frequently […]

CFIA Updates Compliance & Enforcement Policy

[Nov. 24, 2020 – Toronto, CA] – The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) recently announced that in an effort to drive more strategic, fair, and consistent compliance they’ve updated their Compliance and Enforcement Policy. The move comes as part of a greater overall enforcement approach enabling the CFIA to continue effectively delivering its mandate by […]

Why Was I Stopped at The Border When Returning to Canada?

At Argo Customs, our job is to help you move goods through the Canadian border with a minimum of hassle.  We make sure your shipments arrive safely, even during times of crisis like the continuing COVID-19 outbreak. However, just about anyone crossing the border might be stopped by the Canadian border police – not just […]

Canada-Britain trade agreement .

International Trade Minister Mary Ng was unable to offer MPs a firm guarantee today that they will see a bill to ratify the new provisional Canada-Britain trade agreement before Parliament is due to break for Christmas on Dec. 11. Ng also revealed that officials in both countries are still working on the final text of […]

Obtaining Refunds Under CUSMA

With many importing goods into Canada that fall under the Canadian-United States-Mexico Trade Agreement (CUSMA), it’s important to understand how to obtain refunds if necessary. That’s why the team from Argo Customs has collected some important information for you here. Below you’ll find detailed information about CUSMA and how to obtain refunds when you need […]

Before Importing or Exporting Commercial Goods into Canada you have to obtain your Import/Export Business Number from the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA).
For an import-export (RM) account:

Call 1-800-959-5525 or Use Business Registration Online (BRO)


Will be the same as your BN with extension RM0001.
Sample: 123456789RM0001