Services and information
See which foods, plants, animals and related products may contain foreign pests and diseases and are not allowed to cross the border.
You must report any currency with a value of more than CAN$10,000 (or the equivalent in a foreign currency) when entering or leaving Canada.
To avoid the possibility of penalties, including seizure or prosecution, make sure you have the information you need before trying to bring items into Canada.
Border services officers use a variety of tools to detect contraband, prohibited or restricted goods.
What we are doing
Laws and regulations
- Customs Act
- Proceeds of Crime (Money Laundering) and Terrorist Financing Act
- Canada Border Services Agency Act
- Abatement of Duties Payable Regulations
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