Keeping you informed
*For all resources, updates, and answers to Frequently Asked Questions on CARM (CBSA Assessment and Revenue Management), please visit our CARM page: preferredservice.ca/carm. All important CARM news will continue to be posted here in News as well. The CARM Client Portal is now open and CARM Release 2 is scheduled for October 2023.
The Supply Chains Act comes into force on January 1, 2024. Further details about the reporting process and guidance for reporting entities are now available.
In a recent notice released on November 1, 2023, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has highlighted the mandatory requirement for most food importers to possess a valid Safe Food for Canadians licence (SFC licence).
CBSA has provided an update to their timeline for CARM Release 2 originally slated for October 2023.
The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) has announced that CARM Release 2 is now scheduled for October 2023.
The Canada Border Services Agency has made changes to the Declaration of Hand-Carried Goods in Canada via Customs Notice 22-15. Here are the details.
As a valued client of Preferred Service Customs Brokers, we wanted to ensure you were prepared for ongoing changes to our importing community with CARM (CBSA Assessment and Revenue Management project). With many of you seeking step-by-step support in this 2-phase modernization project to streamline the process of importing commercial goods into Canada, we’ve developed these service packages to support you.
Canada has withdrawn the Most-Favoured-Nation (MFN) status from Russia and Belarus, effective March 2, 2022. Here’s how it will affect those of you who import goods from the two countries.
As part of its Trade Compliance Strategy and to supplement trade compliance verification efforts, the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) is deploying three new trade compliance tools. They target specific import transactions, as opposed to trade compliance verifications, which examine all importations over a period of time (normally one year).
The Canada Border Services Agency has announced that CARM Release 2 is now scheduled to be launched no earlier than January 2023. A specific date will be announced at a later time. In the meantime, please ensure that you and your staff are registered on the CARM Client Portal.
The Canada Border Service Agency (CBSA) has released a list of verification priorities for 2022. Paying close attention to these lists is vital for importers that import these targeted commodities and the potential issues regarding regulatory compliance.