Free and Secure Trade
The FAST membership card is valid for five years provided you continue to meet all the terms and conditions of the FAST program and comply with all applicable laws and regulations.
To become a FAST member, you are required to provide personal information. The CBSA uses this information to determine your eligibility for the program.
All personal information collected is protected by the CBSA under the Privacy Act. The CBSA shares this information with its partners in order to establish your eligibility. Program partners include U.S. Customs and Border Protection, the RCMP, the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Canadian Security Intelligence Service.
The FAST application forms outline why the information is being collected and how you can exercise your right to access that information.
Your FAST application may be denied if you fail to provide true, accurate and complete information to the FAST program. Severe penalties are provided by law for knowingly and wilfully falsifying or concealing a material fact or using any false document when submitting your application. A false representation also maymean that your application for any other benefit under Canadian and U.S. border services may be denied.