Import goods or services to Canada and learn about programs that can help reduce duties.


Services and information

Small and medium enterprises toolkit

Information on border and trade requirements for small and medium-sized enterprises.

Step-by-step guide to importing

An overview of how businesses import goods into Canada.

Licensed customs brokers

How to authorize a broker to do business on your behalf.

Customs tariff

How to apply tariffs, classify goods, determine country of origin and apply for refunds.

Trade facilitation, compliance and incentives

Tax and duty relief for Canadian firms and help clearing goods efficiently at the border.

Checklist for importing commercial goods into Canada

Requirements for importing goods into Canada.

Border wait times

Current and forecasted wait times to avoid delays when crossing the Canada-U.S. land border.

Import permits and restrictions

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

Automated Import Reference System

Updates on import requirements for products such as food, plants and animals.

Dispute resolution

Dispute a decision or correct errors with the Canada Border Services Agency.

Canadian importers database

Lists of companies that import goods into Canada, sorted by product, by city or by country of origin.

Foreign representatives in Canada

Foreign missions, consular posts, and international organizations in Canada.

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