BSF329-7 – Application to Transact Highway Operations with the Canada Border Services Agency

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Privacy Act Statement - The information you provide in this document is collected under the authority of Section 12(2) of the Customs Act and Section 4 of the Reporting of Imported Goods Regulations for the purposes of verifying applicant's identities to conduct carrier operations in Canada. The information may be disclosed to the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) - Programs Branch for the purposes of program evaluation, security and reporting purposes. Carrier client's information may also be disclosed to the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) for the purposes of locating an individual in order to collect a debt owing to Her Majesty in right of Canada. The information may also be disclosed to the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) and/or to investigative bodies specified in the Privacy Regulations - upon the written request - for the purposes of law enforcement/investigation.

Under the law, failure to provide the information requested on this form may result in the rejection of the application. Individuals have the right of access to and the protection and correction of their personal information under the Privacy Act - Section 12. The information collected is described under the Carrier and Cargo Program Personal Information Bank CBSA PPU 045 which is detailed at

  • 1. Legal business name
  • 2. Operating name
  • 3. Language of correspondence
    • English
    • French
  • 4. 0ffice address and postal code/zip code
  • 5. Mailing address and postal/zip code
  • 6. Name and title of contact(s)
  • 7. Telephone no.
  • 8. Cell phone no.
  • 9. Facsimile no.
  • 10. Company ownership type. Provide proof of company ownership type.
    • Corporation
    • Partnership
    • Sole Proprietorship
    • Other
  • 11. CRA Business Number, if applicable
  • 12. E-mail address
  • 13. Web site address
  • 14. Will you require a "shared secret" access code to create a business account for e-manifest business portal?
    • Yes
    • No
  • 15. Provide a complete equipment/vehicle listing.
    • Make
    • Model
    • Licence plate number (including State/Province)
  • 16. Type of application
    • Single trip bond
    • Non-bonded
    • Bonded
  • 17. If you've checked bonded or single trip bond complete this section.
    • Surety bond
    • Other
  • 18. Name and address of guarantee company
  • 19. Bond no.
  • 20. Amount
  • 21. As an authorized officer of the applicant company, I certify that the information on this application and in any attached documents is, to the best of my knowledge, true and complete.
    • Print name
    • Title
    • Direct E-mail address
    • Signature
    • Date
  • 22. Third Party Consent
    • I (Authorized officer) (Title) authorize (Representative) to act on our behalf in all matters relating to the application for a carrier code. This authorization is valid until written notice from (Applicant name) is received.
      • Agent name
      • Agent telephone number
      • Agent fax number
      • Agent Company Name
      • Agent e-mail address


Field no. 1 – Legal Business Name - The legally registered name of the company submitted on the supporting documents.

Field no. 2 – Record other names of the company other than the legal name, if applicable.

Field no. 4 – The complete address where the company head office is physically located, including postal or zip code

Field no. 5 – The complete address for all correspondence related to the application.

Field no. 6 – Name and title of contact(s) - The contact person for enquires related to this application. Please note the contact is to be an employee of the company not an agent.

Field no. 10 – Client ownership type - Company ownership type - Provide proof of ownership type in English or French. A photocopy of documentation may include the Articles of incorporation, business registration document or documents notarized by a province, state or country. If the company is a sole proprietorship, a photocopy of government issued photo identification of the proprietor is required. Non-incorporated partnership must provide their business registration listing all partners. Please note application will not be processed if proof of ownership is not provided.

Field no. 11 – CRA Business Number - The Business Number is a 15 character identifier issued by Canada Revenue Agency (e.g. 12345678RM001). For additional information please visit the CRA web site at

Field no. 14 – The "Shared-Secret" access code is required in order to access the eManifest portal registration process. For additional information please visit the CBSA web site at

Field no. 15 – Please submll your conveyance listing and proof of ownership or lease. Please use a separate page if necessary.

Field no. 16 – The applications for a single trip authorization must be filed at the first point of arrival in Canada. Normally a non-bonded carrier must have the shipment released at the point of first arrival Le. the border. A bonded carrier posts security with the CBSA to cover various situations such as the movement of goods in land for clearance, the movement of goods in-transit through Canada and to apply to a Trusted Trader Program. For additional information regarding single trip authorization please visit the CBSA web site at

Field no. 17 – General policies and procedures relating to the posting of security for participating in Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) bonded transactions can be found on the CBSA website at within Memorandum D1-7-1 Posting Security for Transacting Bonded Operations. Surety and Financial Institution bonds are to be made on form D120 Customs Bond. A specimen of form D120 and completion instructions are available in D1-7-1.

Field no. 18 – Name and address of guarantee company - When surety bonds are posted as security, provide the full, legal registered name of the guarantee company or financial institution that issued the bond. Where applicable, provide the head office address of the guarantee company or financial instllution.

Field no. 19 – Bond no. - Where applicable indicate the bond no. of the surety bond.

Field no. 20 – Amount - Provide the amount of security.

Field no. 21 – An authorized officer who represents the company with legal signing authority. Authorized officers include: Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Chief Financial Officer (CFO), President, Vice President, Owner, Partner or Director.

Field no. 22 – Third Party Consent- Complete only if you wish to nominate a 3rd party representative to act on behaif of the applicant in all matters concerning the application. if named, the address and contact information for the 3rd party must be indicated.

The completed application may be submitted to:

Telephone : 1-866-749-6623

Commercial Registration
Canada Border Services Agency
191 Laurier Avenue West, 12th Floor
Ottawa, ON K1A 0L8

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