Canada Border Services Agency
August 9 border changes
American citizens and permanent residents of the United States, who currently reside in the U.S. and who qualify as fully vaccinated travellers, will be able to enter Canada for discretionary travel starting .
Unless eligible, other foreign nationals can’t enter Canada at this time.
COVID-19: Latest update
Visit Current border measures and requirements for information about how COVID-19 is affecting travellers, border services, programs and business.
The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) facilitates the flow of legitimate travellers and trade. The agency also enforces more than 90 acts and regulations that keep our country and Canadians safe.
CARM Client Portal: Use the online services. Modernize the importing process.
Available to importers, customs brokers and trade consultants. Expanding soon to all trade chain partners.
All travellers: Reduce wait times and limit contact at the border
Use the ArriveCAN app (available on iOS, Android and online) to submit mandatory information.
Services and information: Travel
What to expect on entry, how we screen travellers transiting through Canada.
Reporting and customs requirements. Processes, programs and tools for visitors and residents.
Bring the right identification and citizenship documents to the border for yourself and your family.
CBSA offices, travel tips for boaters and non-commercial air pilots.
Services and information: Trade
Guidance, reporting requirements, advance rulings, valuation and more.
National policies, processes, procedures, regulations and legislation.
The latest tariff classification numbers for declaring imported and exported goods.
Measures for Canadian producers facing unfair foreign competition in the Canadian marketplace.
Why and how we screen mail and parcels. Declaring goods, duties and taxes.
This system helps to ensure compliance with customs laws.
Services and information: Securing the border
How we deal with individuals who are not allowed to be in Canada.
Help us find individuals who are unauthorized to enter or remain in Canada.
Technology and detector dogs help us detect and prevent contraband from entering Canada.
The CBSA identifies instances of cross-border trafficking and helps potential victims.
Other border services and information
What we are doing
- Evaluation of the Field Technology Support Program
- Audit of the Commercial Program in the Marine Mode