BSF732 - National Targeting Centre - Pre-Arrival Notice

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Must be submitted 96 hours prior to arrival with crew list and passenger list.

Please submit by fax or e-mail.


1 Vessel Name
Record the registered name of the vessel

13 Brief Description of Cargo
Indicate whether the vessel will arrive or depart in ballast or carrying cargo. For cargo carrying vessels provide a brief description of the type of load. If the cargo is in transit (neither loaded nor unloaded at the port), write “Cargo in Transit” and the cargo tonnage in this field.

14 Number of Containers - Other
For other than 20' or 40' containers specify the actual container size in addition to recording the number carried.

17 Type of Service
Report the type of service by which the vessel is operating based on the following definitions:

18 If Liner
Indicate type of liner if applicable.

22 Recent or Foreign Repairs
Indicate type of repair conducted if applicable.

24 Nationality and Number of Crew
Indicate the number of crew for each nationality listed.

Indicate Numbers from Crew List
Indicate the position number from FAL Form 5/6 of crew member(s)/passenger(s) signing off/on vessel.

The information provided within this document and the International Maritime Organization (IMO) FAL form 5/6 is collected under the authority of the Reporting of Imported Goods Regulations pursuant to Section 12.1 of the Customs Act for the purposes of conducting risk assessments, recording the passage at the border and acting upon the recommendations resulting from the risk assessment process. Pursuant to Section 107(1) of the Customs Act, the information provided may be disclosed to other government organizations, as well as U.S. Customs and Border Protection.

Individuals have the right to access and/or can make corrections of their personal information under the Privacy Act. Information collected is described under the eManifest Personal Information Bank CBSA PPU 048 which is detailed at

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