CFIA Message: CBSA Scheduled Maintenance, 19 February

February 17, 2017

Please note that as part of the Canada Border Services Agency's (CBSA) ongoing efforts to improve client service, a maintenance window of the production database is scheduled for Sunday, February 19th, 2017 between 04:30AM and 06:00AM (EST) as well as between 07:00 and 08:30 (EST)

The CBSA Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) application will be unavailable during this time.  This includes all incoming data or outbound messages such as acknowledgments, reject messages and notices.

For any questions regarding the content of this message please call the CBSA EDI Hotline at 1-888-957-7224. 

If you require assistance with a CFIA release during this time please contact the National Import Service Centre (NISC) at 1-800-835-4486.                                  

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