ArriveCAN optional feature: Advance CBSA Declaration

Advance CBSA Declaration: Submit your customs and immigration declaration

Get started with your declaration up to 72 hours before your scheduled arrival in Canada at one of the following international airports:

Sign in to the ArriveCAN app and follow the prompts to begin.

When you have completed all fields in the app, a confirmation screen will appear acknowledging that you successfully submitted your declaration. You will also receive an email with this confirmation.

Should something change with your information, you can always update things when you get to the airport kiosk or eGate.

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Feature benefits

Early usage data shows that it is 30% faster at the kiosk when travellers use the Advance CBSA Declaration feature to declare in advance instead of declaration upon arrival. With the thousands of travellers that fly into Canada, this feature has the potential of saving hours of processing time each day.

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