Importing into Canada

Importing into Canada

Importing goods or services to Canada, including programs that can help reduce duties.


Services and information

Importing and exporting toolkit

Border and trade requirements for small and medium-sized enterprises.

Importing commercial goods into Canada

Step-by-step guide to importing, including how to prepare, determine duties, ship and report your goods.

Using a licensed customs broker

Authorizing a broker to do business on your behalf.

Self-serve accounting and revenue management for importers, brokers and trade consultants

Manage the payment of duties and taxes for goods imported into Canada.

Customs tariffs

Applying tariffs, classifying goods, determining country of origin and applying for refunds.

Trade facilitation, compliance and incentives

Tax and duty relief for Canadian businesses, plus help with clearing goods at the border.

Checklist for importing commercial goods into Canada

Requirements for importing commercial goods into Canada.

Border wait times

Current and forecasted wait times for Canada-U.S. land border crossings.

Import permits and restrictions

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

Updates on import requirements

Import requirements for products such as food, plants and animals using the Automated Import Reference System.

Dispute resolution for imported goods

Disputing a decision or correcting an error with the Canada Border Services Agency.

Canadian importers

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

Foreign representatives in Canada

Foreign missions, consular posts and international organizations in Canada.

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