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2024-2026 CSCB Board Nominations Open Today

Today marks the opening of the nomination process for candidates to serve on the CSCB’s Board of Directors for the 2024-2026 term. This is your chance to constructively shape the future of your business and contribute to the professionalism, value and sustainability of customs brokers in Canada. We…

CFIA-AIRS Updates July 24, 2024

A) Chapter 03 Chapter 03 was published to: i) add the miscellaneous codes “Consignment requires certification” and “Consignment destined to a CFIA approved quarantine unit” to the following HS code with the end uses “Culture” and “Research and Educational Use” originating from Australia: 03.01.99…

SIMA

While the physical location of the Recourse Directorate has not changed, the mailing address for submitting paper SIMA/Trade appeals has. D14-1-3 serves as the prescription instrument for requests for re-determination under SIMA and was updated to reflect the new address: https://www.cbsa-asfc.gc.ca

U.S. Customs and Border Protection Licensing Exam

U.S. Customs and Border Protection said recently that it plans to implement seven new recommendations on modernizing the development and administration of the Customs Broker License Exam (CBLE). The US CBLE consists of 80 multiple-choice questions and a score of 75 percent is required to pass. Exam…

U.S. drops rules for dogs entering from rabies-free countries

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control will not require Canadians to fill out long forms before crossing the border from Canada with their dogs this summer. The agency had announced new rules in May that were aimed at keeping rabies out of the country. They stated that dogs needed to be microchipped…

Resolved - TCC24-0059 Delays in Processing EDI and Portal Messages

La version française suit Please be advised that the delay indicated below has been resolved. Start Date / Time End Date / Time Clients Affected 2024-07-23 07:15 ET Initial investigation underway All clients and service providers who transmit trade data using EDI and Portal. Description Please note…

CFIA-AIRS Updates July 23, 2024

A) Chapter 02 Chapter 02 was published to: i) modify the import conditions of the following HS codes with the end use “Human Consumption” originating from Australia: 02.08.90.5242 – Emu 02.08.90.5243 – Ostrich 02.08.90.5249 – Rhea ii) modify the import conditions of the following HS codes with the…

EDI Release Requests Received, June 2024

The EDI release requests received report for June 2024 is available on the CSCB website ( download). The national EDI percent was 98.88%. The following indicates the IID transactions:

CARM2024-07-19 – Planned CARM Outage / Interruption prévue de la GCRA

We will be performing planned maintenances in the CARM Production Environment and all systems will be unavailable Saturday July 20th, 2024 from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. (Eastern Time). We thank you for your patience and understanding. Interruption prévue de la GCRA Nous effectuerons une maintenance…
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BCCC eHouseBills Working Group meeting

The CBSA held a BCCC Policy and Projects Committee meeting on 20 June 2024. The Record of Meeting is available to members in both official languages (login required).

CFIA-AIRS Updates July 18, 2024

A) Chapter 06 Chapter 06 was published to modify the import conditions of the following HS codes with the end use “Propagation (growing or sowing)”: 06.02.10.0012.05 – Pelargonium spp – Unrooted plants (common name geranium) 06.02.10.0012.06 – Solanum spp. (other than S. tuberosum (potato) and S…

New U.S. border rules for dogs starting Aug. 1 have health minister concerned

Health Minister Mark Holland says he has secured concessions to the new rules being imposed by the United States on dog owners bringing their pets across the border, but remains "concerned" about the forthcoming changes. "I am quite concerned, if I'm honest, about the regulations that are being…