Import permits and restrictions

Import controls, permits and licences, compliance requirements, sanctions and prohibited goods.

Services and information

Current sanctions against individuals and entities

Canadian sanctions against specific countries, individuals and entities associated with terrorist activities.

Goods subject to anti-dumping or countervailing duties

Goods subject to the Special Import Measures Act, including definitions and exclusions.

Importing consumer goods

Importing regulated and prohibited baby products, energy-using products and other consumer goods.

Importing cultural property

Prohibited cultural property imports, penalties for illegal imports and legal importing procedures.

Importing and exporting dangerous goods

Importing explosives, nuclear substances and equipment, hazardous waste and the risks involved.

Drug and health product imports and exports

Importing and exporting drugs, human pathogens and toxins and other health products.

Energy exports and imports

Trading crude oil, refined petroleum products, electricity, natural gas and natural gas liquids.

Firearm, weapon and military goods import and export

Trading firearms, weapons, ammunition and related parts, military goods and strategic technology.

Importing food and agricultural products

Food import requirements, permits, quotas, inspections and best practices.

Importing Information and communications technologies (ICTs)

Standards, certification and agreements for imported radio and telecommunications equipment.

Live animal and animal product imports

Importing terrestrial and aquatic animals, animal by-products, semen and embryos, endangered species.

Mineral and metal imports

Bringing steel, precious metals or rough diamonds into Canada.

Plant, seed and forestry product imports

Importing plants, forestry and horticulture commodities, including grain, seeds and plants with novel traits.

Textile and clothing imports

Tariff preference levels and labelling requirements for imports of textiles and clothing products.

Vehicles and automotive product imports

Importing motor vehicles, small marine vessels or tires into Canada.

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