What All to Determine in Importation Before shipping to Canada?

Your processes of importation should consider a few measures and check-ups before you place an order and before your shipment to Canada. Often, most importers or trader fail to carefully consider the step by step custom components and eventually end in frustration and harassment in the customs clearance. They often blame the custom officials saying that the custom processes are complex, and the officials are making it complicated. As an honest trader, it is your responsibility and rather your obligation to prepare yourself well to face and satisfy the custom officials with all the documents and other custom requirements ready at hand. Contact Clearit.ca for availing all necessary information and assistance for your custom requirements to clear the custom duties and tariffs without any complications.

At the outset, determine whether you are hiring a broker for the processing of your importation or you yourself can handle them. If you are confident about handling the custom yourself get ready or prepare yourself with all the requirements for the customs clearance and accounting of your goods. If your location is not nearer to Canadian border custom office, hire a CBSA bonded career for transporting your goods to a warehouse. The career than will provide you with a notice of arrival which you can produce along with other custom documents and the completed form B3-3 to the local CBSA officials at your localities. At the same time, you can also pay all the required fees, taxes and duties to the CBSA.

By the posting of securities in your CBSA local office, your goods should be immediately released within the next 5 working days. Similarly, by PARS or pre-arrival review system to you can transmit the release of your data before one month of your shipment to arrive at the border of Canada. However, the custom release before the payment facility is permitted provided you transmit the electronic customs declaration to CBSA. Similarly, a CFAI or Canadian Food Inspection Agency release is also a requirement to import plants, food, agricultural products, animals and plant products into Canada. The CFAI also inspects and regulated vehicles and wooden furniture importation.

The Natural Resources Canada or NRCan and CBSA combinedly administer the natural  energy efficiency Act and regulations. The Act restricts certain energy-related products and regulates the importation unless they fulfil certain conditions. Eventually, the importers who are importing energy-related products must incorporate relevant data in a prescribed format for their goods.