D19-4-1, Export and Import of Cultural Property
The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) has specific responsibilities to administer and enforce the Cultural Property Export and Import Act in collaboration with the Department of Canadian Heritage. This memorandum explains the legislation, how exporters may obtain a cultural property export permit, and the permit issuance procedure. It also provides information on cultural property that may be subject to import controls.
This memorandum has been updated to revise information contained in the Appendix.
This memorandum is available in its entirety on the CBSA website.