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Canada Border Services Agency

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) facilitates the flow of legitimate travellers and trade. The agency also enforces more than 100 acts and regulations that keep our country and Canadians safe.


Recruitment campaign underway

Are you interested in working as a border services officer? We are now accepting applications.

CARM: The new way to assess and pay duties and taxes on imported commercial goods

Register and use the online services available to importers and customs brokers.

Services and information: Travel

Crossing the border into Canada

Reporting and customs requirements. Processes, programs and tools for visitors and residents.

Travel documents

Bring the right identification and citizenship documents to the border for yourself and your family.

Traveller Modernization: New tools and technologies for a faster, better and safe experience at the border

We are putting in place new tools and technologies, and updating processes, laws and policies to build the border of the future.

Smart and secure border tools for travel and trade

The latest technologies to help people and goods move across the border more seamlessly and securely.

Services and information: Trade

Importing goods

Guidance, reporting requirements, advance rulings, valuation and more.

Exporting commercial goods

National policies, processes, procedures, regulations and legislation.

Customs Tariff 2024

The latest tariff classification numbers for declaring imported and exported goods.

Anti-dumping and countervailing

Measures for Canadian producers facing unfair foreign competition in the Canadian marketplace.

Facilitating trade

Programs and services to encourage trade in commercial goods and to facilitate compliance with trade rules.

Services and information: Securing the border

Arrests, detentions, alternatives to detention and removals

How we deal with individuals who are not allowed to be in Canada.

Report suspicious border activity

Use our online form or our toll-free phone line to help stop illegal border activities.

Detection tools

Technology and detector dogs help us detect and prevent contraband from entering Canada.

Our fight against human trafficking

The CBSA identifies instances of cross-border trafficking and helps potential victims.

Other border services and information

Importing goods for personal use

Prohibited and restricted weapons, cannabis, animals and food, vehicles, boats, duties and more.

Operating a duty-free shop

Licensing and regulatory requirements for shop operators.

Corporate information


The Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, MP

Minister of Public Safety, Democratic Institutions and Intergovernmental Affairs


Erin O'Gorman

President of the Canada Border Services Agency


Ted Gallivan

Executive Vice-President of the Canada Border Services Agency


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