Under this system, qualifying companies may transport goods in bond with limited physical control.
As of August 1, 2014, the CBSA is sun-setting the post-audit carrier program and transferring the benefits to the CSA carrier program.
For more information see Customs Notice CN11-008, Sun-setting of Post Audit Carrier Program
For more information on the CSA Carrier Application process, see Memorandum D3-1-7, Customs Self Assessment Program for Carriers
Customs Post Audit System – Application forms:
Memorandum D3-4-5, Highway Cargo – In-Transit Movements,outlines the two-step customs process for reporting and controlling goods in transit through either Canada or the United States.
Memorandum D3-5-1, Commercial Vessels in International Service, provides CBSA requirements and procedures for reporting and clearing vessels in international service.
Memorandum D3-5-7, Temporary Importation of Vessels, outlines the laws, policies, and procedures governing the temporary importation of vessels into Canada for use in the Canadian coasting trade.
Form C47 (PDF, 58 KB), Application for Vessel Temporary Admission to the Coasting Trade of Canada (includes guidelines for completing the form).
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