Direct Shipment of Goods

Memorandum D13-1-2

Ottawa, February 25, 2014

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In Brief

The editing revisions made in this memorandum do not affect or change any of the existing policies or procedures.

This memorandum provides a hyperlink to the Department of Justice Web site for the regulations in respect of the determination of the place of direct shipment of goods exported to Canada when the goods pass in transit through another country.


Direct Shipment of Goods Regulations

Guidelines and General Information

1.   The Direct Shipment of Goods Regulations are no longer fully excerpted in this memorandum. They can be accessed from Department of Justice Web site.

2.   Memorandum D13-3-4, Place of Direct Shipment, provides additional information on the interpretation of these regulations.

Additional Information

3.   For more information, within Canada call the Border Information Service at 1-800-461-9999. From outside Canada call 204-983-3500 or 506-636-5064. Long distance charges will apply. Agents are available Monday to Friday (08:00 – 16:00 local time except holidays). TTY is also available within Canada: 1-866-335-3237.


Issuing office :
Trade Programs Directorate
Headquarters file :
Legislative references :
Other references :
Superseded memorandum "D"-
D13-1-2 dated February 16, 2012
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