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Canada Customs Updates: May 29, 2015

Posted May 29, 2015

Under Canadian Customs Issues


Customs Notice 15-020: Update to CBSA Break-bulk Exemption – Advance Commercial Information (ACI) Timeframes for Transmission of Break-bulk Cargo – Pre-arrival Marine Mode

The purpose of this notice is to inform marine carriers that the requirement to apply for and maintain an authorization to provide the required advance information for break-bulk goods under the beneficial timeframe of 24 hours prior to arrival in Canada was amended on May 6, 2015 under amendments to the Reporting of Imported Goods Regulations. Click here for complete details.

Memorandum D10-14-39: Canadian Diamonds Exported and Returned

This memorandum outlines and explains the provisions of tariff item 9813.00.00 as it relates to Canadian diamonds. Click here for complete details.

Memorandum D7-4-3: NAFTA Requirements for the Duty Drawback and the Duties Relief Programs

This document contains editing revisions that do not affect or change existing policies or procedures, including changes to the Canada Border Services Agency organizational structure. Click here for complete details.  

Memorandum D10-17-38: Administrative Policy – Tariff Classification of Marble and Granite Blocks and Slabs

This memorandum has been revised to clarify the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) policy regarding the classification of marble and granite blocks or slabs of headings 25.15, 25.16 and 68.02. Information has also been added related to the classification of crude or roughly trimmed stone as compared to stone that has merely been cut, by sawing or otherwise, as well as the classification of natural and artificial stone. Click here for complete details.

Memorandum D11-4-2: Proof of Origin of Imported Goods

This memorandum provides information regarding the proof of origin requirements for imported goods. Click here for complete details.