Information sheet: applying for temporary import and export certificate

General information

This application is to be used for requesting a certificate to import and export musical instruments or items that are part of a Traveling exhibition when these instruments or items contain elephant ivory and/or rhino horn.


  1. Complete all applicable sections accurately and legibly. Incomplete application forms will not be accepted
  2. The application must be signed in order to be processed. Electronic signatures are accepted
  3. A copy of the Musical Instrument Certificate or Travelling Exhibition Certificate issued for these items must be submitted with this application
  4. For the certificate to be sent by courier, a courier company and account number must be provided. Note that only Fedex or Purolator can be used
  5. Service standard - Allow up to 15 days business days for the processing of this application

Submitting the request

Part 1: Applicant information

correctly and sent to the appropriate destination.

Part 2: Information on the foreign Musical Instrument or Traveling Exhibition certificate

Part 3: Information on stay in Canada

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