Electronic Commerce Client Requirements Document
Appendix A: Export declaration data elements—
Chapter 25: Canadian Export Reporting System Portal

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0 Proof of report

Level and sequence number
0
Format
AA####YYYYMMDD1 to AA####YYYYMMDD99999999999
Restrictions
Minimum length 15, maximum length 25
Optional, mandatory or conditional
Mandatory
Amendable
No
Validation rules
Exporter's Authorization ID (Format: AA####) + Submission Date (Format: YYYYMMDD) + Sequential Number between 1 to 99999999999, inclusive
Definition
The Proof of Report number is issued by the CBSA's IT systems. It is shared with the exporter/service provider to serve as proof that the Export declaration submission has been validated and accepted by the CBSA

1 Exporter

Level and sequence number
1
Optional, mandatory or conditional
Mandatory

1.1 Business number

Level and sequence number
1.1
Format
999999999RM9999
Restrictions
CERS Portal populated
Optional, mandatory or conditional
Mandatory
Amendable
No
Validation rules

System populated from Portal database: exporter data.

In case of 1-time submission: BN of the submitting CSP is used

Definition
The 9-digit business number (BN) assigned by Canada Revenue Agency (CRA), plus the 6-character alphanumeric account identifier, for example, RM0001, of the person or company that will be exporting the goods or causing them to be exported

1.2 Authorization ID

Level and sequence number
1.2
Format
AA9999
Restrictions
CERS Portal populated
Optional, mandatory or conditional
Mandatory
Amendable
No
Validation rules

System populated from Portal database: exporter data (first two chars are alpha with an exception of the second char not a "Z."

"Z" is used for one time Authorization ID (AZ9999) when CSP creates a 1-time submission.

Definition
The number assigned when exporter applies to and is accepted in the Export Program. Your authorization ID must be valid at all times

1.3 Exporter name

Level and sequence number
1.3
Format
AlphaNum70
Restrictions
Minimum length 1, maximum length 70
Optional, mandatory or conditional
Mandatory
Amendable
Yes
Definition
The name of the person or company, including a non-resident exporter that exports the goods or causes them to be exported

1.4 Street address

Level and sequence number
1.4
Format
AlphaNum70
Restrictions
Minimum length 1, maximum length 70
Optional, mandatory or conditional
Mandatory
Amendable
Yes
Definition
The street address of the exporter

1.5 City

Level and sequence number
1.5
Format
AlphaNum35
Restrictions
Minimum length 1, maximum length 35
Optional, mandatory or conditional
Mandatory
Amendable
Yes
Definition
The city of the exporter

1.6 Province or state

Level and sequence number
1.6
Amendable
Yes
Definition
The province or state of the exporter

Canada or United States

Format
Dropdown list
Restrictions
Exact match
Optional, mandatory or conditional
Mandatory
Validation rules
Dropdown list of Canadian provinces/territories if country selected is CA and US states if country selected is US

U.S. Virgin Islands or Puerto Rico

Format
Disabled
Optional, mandatory or conditional
Conditional
Validation rules
For US VI or Puerto Rico, disable both the dropdown and the text box

Other

Format
AlphaNum35
Restrictions
Minimum length 1, maximum length 35
Optional, mandatory or conditional
Optional
Validation rules
If country is not CA or US, display a text box of max of 35 chars for user to enter

1.7 Country

Level and sequence number
1.7
Format
Code table
Optional, mandatory or conditional
Mandatory
Amendable
Yes
Validation rules
Refer to Appendix J
Definition
The country of the exporter

1.8 Postal or zip code

Level and sequence number
1.8
Optional, mandatory or conditional
Conditional
Amendable
Yes
Validation rules
Mandatory if country is US or Canada
Definition
The 6 character postal code or 5 to 9 character zip code of the exporter

Canada

Format
ANANAN
Restrictions
Exact Format

U.S.

Format
NNNNN(N)
Restrictions
Exact Format

Other

Format
AlphaNum9
Restrictions
Minimum length 1, maximum length 9

1.9 Telephone

Level and sequence number
1.9
Format
(999)999-9999
Restrictions
Exact Format
Optional, mandatory or conditional
Optional
Amendable
Yes
Definition
The phone number of the exporter

1.10 Telephone extension

Level and sequence number
1.10
Format
99999
Restrictions
Minimum length 1, maximum length 5
Optional, mandatory or conditional
Optional
Amendable
Yes
Definition
The telephone extension number of the exporter

1.11 Fax

Level and sequence number
1.11
Format
(999)999-9999
Restrictions
Exact Format
Optional, mandatory or conditional
Optional
Amendable
Yes
Definition
The fax number of the exporter

1.12 Related party indicator

Level and sequence number
1.12
Format
Radio button

Yes/No

Restrictions
Select
Optional, mandatory or conditional
Mandatory
Amendable
Yes
Definition
This indicator identifies whether the exporter and Ultimate Consignee are related entities, as identified in CBSA Memorandum D13-3-2

1.13 Exporter reference numbers group

Level and sequence number
1.13
Optional, mandatory or conditional
Optional [0…999]

1.13.1 Exporter refrence number(s)

Level and sequence number
1.13.1
Format
AlphaNum35
Restrictions
Minimum length 1, maximum length 35
Optional, mandatory or conditional
Mandatory
Amendable
Yes
Validation rules
Separate with commas or select the Enter key after each Reference Number
Description
The exporter's internal reference number that will be used to trace the shipment, usually an invoice or purchase order number

2 Consignee

Level and sequence number
2
Optional, mandatory or conditional
Mandatory

2.1 Consignee name

Level and sequence number
2.1
Format
AlphaNum70
Restrictions
Minimum length 1, maximum length 70
Optional, mandatory or conditional
Mandatory
Amendable
Yes
Definition
The name of the ultimate consignee of the goods. If the name of the ultimate consignee is not known, or not available, use the name of the foreign importer

2.2 Street address

Level and sequence number
2.2
Format
AlphaNum70
Restrictions
Minimum length 1, maximum length 70
Optional, mandatory or conditional
Mandatory
Amendable
Yes
Definition
The street address of the ultimate consignee

2.3 City

Level and sequence number
2.3
Format
AlphaNum35
Restrictions
Minimum length 1, maximum length 35
Optional, mandatory or conditional
Mandatory
Amendable
Yes
Definition
The city of the ultimate consignee

2.4 Province or state

Level and sequence number
2.4
Format
AlphaNum35
Restrictions
Minimum length 1, maximum length 35
Optional, mandatory or conditional
Optional
Amendable
Yes
Definition
The province or state of the ultimate consignee

2.5 Country

Level and sequence number
2.5
Format
Code Table
Optional, mandatory or conditional
Mandatory
Amendable
Yes
Validation rules
Refer to Appendix J
Definition
The country of the ultimate consignee

3 Service provider

Level and sequence number
3
Optional, mandatory or conditional
Conditional [0…1]
Validation rules
Mandatory section, if document is entered by CSP. Cannot be entered or amended by exporter. If data entered by CSP in previous version(s), exporter can only view the data
Definition
A Service Provider relates to the person or company who provides customs services to the exporter relating to the exportation of the goods. This person could be an agent or other representative of the exporter, such as a customs broker

3.1 Service provider name

Level and sequence number
3.1
Format
AlphaNum70
Restrictions
Minimum length 1, maximum length 70
Optional, mandatory or conditional
Mandatory
Amendable
Yes
Definition
The name of the customs service provider who submits the declaration on behalf of the exporter

3.2 Service provider authorization ID

Level and sequence number
3.2
Format
AA9999
Restrictions
CERS Portal populated
Optional, mandatory or conditional
Mandatory
Amendable
Yes
Definition
The authorization ID of the customs service provider

3.3 Street address

Level and sequence number
3.3
Format
AlphaNum70
Restrictions
Minimum length 1, maximum length 70
Optional, mandatory or conditional
Mandatory
Amendable
Yes
Definition
The street address of the customs service provider

3.4 City

Level and sequence number
3.4
Format
AlphaNum35
Restrictions
Minimum length 1, maximum length 35
Optional, mandatory or conditional
Mandatory
Amendable
Yes
Definition
The city of the customs service provider

3.5 Province or state

Level and sequence number
3.5
Amendable
Yes
Definition
The province or state of the customs service provider

Canada or United States

Format
Dropdown list
Restrictions
Exact match
Optional, mandatory or conditional
Mandatory
Validation rules
Dropdown list of Canadian provinces/territories if country selected is CA and US states if country selected is US

U.S. Virgin Islands or Puerto Rico

Format
Disabled
Optional, mandatory or conditional
Conditional
Validation rules
For US VI or Puerto Rico, disable both the dropdown and the text box

Other

Format
AlphaNum35
Restrictions
Minimum length 1, maximum length 35
Optional, mandatory or conditional
Optional
Validation rules
If country is not CA or US, display a text box of max of 35 chars for user to enter

3.6 Country

Level and sequence number
3.6
Format
Code table
Optional, mandatory or conditional
Mandatory
Amendable
Yes
Validation rules
Refer to Appendix J
Definition
The country of the customs service provider

3.7 Postal or zip code

Level and sequence number
3.7
Optional, mandatory or conditional
Conditional
Amendable
Yes
Validation rules
Mandatory if country is US or Canada
Definition
The 6 character postal code or 5 to 9 character zip code of the customs service provider

Canada

Format
ANANAN
Restrictions
Exact Format

U.S.

Format
NNNNN(N)
Restrictions
Exact Format

Other

Format
AlphaNum9
Restrictions
Minimum length 1, maximum length 9

3.8 Telephone

Level and sequence number
3.8
Format
(999)999-9999
Restrictions
Exact Format
Optional, mandatory or conditional
Optional
Amendable
Yes
Definition
The telephone number of the customs service provider

3.9 Telephone extension

Level and sequence number
3.9
Format
99999
Restrictions
Minimum length 1, maximum length 5
Optional, mandatory or conditional
Optional
Amendable
Yes
Definition
The telephone extension number of the customs service provider

4 Certifier

Level and sequence number
4
Optional, mandatory or conditional
Mandatory

4.1 Certifier name

Level and sequence number
4.1
Format
AlphaNum70
Restrictions
Minimum length 1, maximum length 70
Optional, mandatory or conditional
Mandatory
Amendable
Yes
Definition
The first and last name of the person who certifies that the information provided in the form is true, accurate and complete (meaning the individual filling out the declaration). The certifier can be the exporter of the goods or a customs service provider

4.2 Company name

Level and sequence number
4.2
Format
AlphaNum70
Restrictions
Minimum length 1, maximum length 70
Optional, mandatory or conditional
Mandatory
Amendable
Yes
Definition
The complete name of the certifier's company

4.3 Street address

Level and sequence number
4.3
Format
AlphaNum70
Restrictions
Minimum length 1, maximum length 70
Optional, mandatory or conditional
Mandatory
Amendable
Yes
Definition
The street address of the certifier

4.4 City

Level and sequence number
4.4
Format
AlphaNum35
Restrictions
Minimum length 1, maximum length 35
Optional, mandatory or conditional
Mandatory
Amendable
Yes
Definition
The city of the certifier

4.5 Province or state

Level and sequence number
4.5
Amendable
Yes
Definition
The province or state of the certifier

Canada or United States

Format
Dropdown list
Restrictions
Exact match
Optional, mandatory or conditional
Mandatory
Validation rules
Dropdown list of Canadian provinces/territories if country selected is CA and US states if country selected is US

U.S. Virgin Islands or Puerto Rico

Format
Disabled
Optional, mandatory or conditional
Conditional
Validation rules
For US VI or Puerto Rico, disable both the dropdown and the text box

Other

Format
AlphaNum35
Restrictions
Minimum length 1, maximum length 35
Optional, mandatory or conditional
Optional
Validation rules
If country is not CA or US, display a text box of max of 35 chars for user to enter

4.6 Country

Level and sequence number
4.6
Format
Code table
Optional, mandatory or conditional
Mandatory
Amendable
Yes
Validation rules
Refer to Appendix J
Definition
The country of the certifier

4.7 Postal or zip code

Level and sequence number
4.7
Optional, mandatory or conditional
Conditional
Amendable
Yes
Validation rules
Mandatory if country is US or Canada
Definition
The 6 character postal code or 5 to 9 character zip code of the certifier

Canada

Format
ANANAN
Restrictions
Exact Format

U.S.

Format
NNNNN(N)
Restrictions
Exact Format

Other

Format
AlphaNum9
Restrictions
Minimum length 1, maximum length 9

4.8 Telephone

Level and sequence number
4.8
Format
(999)999-9999
Restrictions
Exact Format
Optional, mandatory or conditional
Conditional
Amendable
Yes
Validation rules
Mandatory if country is US or Canada
Definition
The telephone number of the certifier

4.9 Telephone extension

Level and sequence number
4.9
Format
99999
Restrictions
Minimum length 1, maximum length 5
Optional, mandatory or conditional
Optional
Amendable
Yes
Definition
The telephone extension number of the certifier

4.10 Fax

Level and sequence number
4.10
Format
(999)999-9999
Restrictions
Exact Format
Optional, mandatory or conditional
Optional
Amendable
Yes
Definition
The fax number of the certifier

4.11 Email

Level and sequence number
4.11
Format
Z@Z.Z
AlphaNum50
Restrictions
Minimum length 5, maximum length 50
Optional, mandatory or conditional
Mandatory
Amendable
Yes
Definition
The email address of the certifier

5 Commodity

Level and sequence number
5
Optional, mandatory or conditional
Mandatory

5.1 Freight charges of entire shipment

Level and sequence number
5.1
Format
Decimal (16,2)
Restrictions
Minimum length 1, maximum length 16
Optional, mandatory or conditional
Mandatory
Amendable
Yes
Validation rules

Numeric

Decimal (16,2) means this field is up to 16 characters in length, including decimal separator and decimal part, if used.

Decimal part is optional.

Examples of valid formats:

1234567890123456
12345678901234.6
1234567890123.56

Definition
Freight charge in Canadian dollars from the place of lading to the place of exit from Canada (estimate the amount if unknown). For example, if goods are shipped from Edmonton to Vancouver by rail, to be put on a ship for Japan, show the rail costs only. For shipments leaving Toronto by air, show zero if no charges were incurred in getting the goods to the airport

5.2 Gross weight of entire shipment

Level and sequence number
5.2
Format
Decimal (10,3)
Restrictions
Minimum length 1, maximum length 10
Optional, mandatory or conditional
Mandatory
Amendable
Yes
Validation rules

Numeric

Decimal (10,3) means this field is up to 10 characters in length, including decimal separator and decimal part, if used.

Decimal part is optional.

Examples of valid formats:

1234567890
12345678.1
1234567.12
123456.123

Definition
The gross shipping weight, which is the actual weight of the goods plus the packaging, but excludes the weight of re-usable cargo containers

5.3 Gross weight unit of measure of entire shipment

Level and sequence number
5.3
Format
Dropdown
Restrictions
Exact match
Optional, mandatory or conditional
Mandatory
Amendable
Yes
Validation rules
Refer to Appendix J
Definition
The unit of measure for the commodity, as specified by Canadian Export Classification Requirements

5.4 Currency of declared value

Level and sequence number
5.4
Format
Dropdown
Canadian Dollar
U.S Dollar
Restrictions
Exact match
Optional, mandatory or conditional
Mandatory
Amendable
No
Validation rules
Refer to Appendix J
Definition
There are 2 valid currencies: "Canadian Dollar" and "U.S. Dollar"

5.6 Add commodity line

Level and sequence number
5.6
Optional, mandatory or conditional
Mandatory [1…999]

5.6.1.1 HS Commodity code

Level and sequence number
5.6.1.1
Format
Code table
Restrictions
Exact match
Optional, mandatory or conditional
Mandatory
Amendable
Yes
Validation rules
Prepopulated from HS code search
Description
The Harmonized System commodity code that corresponds to the commodity being exported, as specified by Canadian Export Classification Requirements
(Refer to Appendix K)

5.6.1.3 Goods description

Level and sequence number
5.6.1.3
Format
AlphaNum255
Restrictions
Minimum length 1, maximum length 255
Optional, mandatory or conditional
Mandatory
Amendable
Yes
Validation rules
255 Max text box
Description

A complete description of the goods in normal trade terms with sufficient detail to verify the declared HS code. General terms such as groceries, dry goods, machinery, parts, etc., will not be accepted

Describe each individual item with a separate classification number on a separate line. If a conveyance is exported, state the VIN, HIN or serial number of the conveyance to be exported

Important: If the goods are subject to export control, the description provided must match the description on the export permit, licence or certificate

5.6.1.4 Conveyance ID number

Level and sequence number
5.6.1.4
Format
AlphaNum30
Restrictions
Minimum length 1, maximum length 30
Optional, mandatory or conditional
Conditional
Amendable
Yes
Description

If the commodity being exported from Canada is a conveyance (chapters 87, 88 and 89 of the Customs Tariff), enter the vehicle identification number (VIN), the hull identification number (HIN) or the serial number of the conveyance. Conveyances for export include vehicles, motorcycles, all-terrain vehicles, boats, etc.

Note: This does not include the identification number of the vehicle used to export the conveyance

5.6.2.1 Quantity (Individual)

Level and sequence number
5.6.2.1
Format
Decimal(14,3)
Restrictions
Minimum length 1, maximum length 14
Optional, mandatory or conditional
Mandatory
Amendable
Yes
Validation rules

Numeric

Decimal (14,3) means this field is up to 14 characters in length, including decimal separator and decimal part, if used.

Decimal part is optional.

Examples of valid formats:

12345678901234
123456789012.4
12345678901.34
1234567890.345

Definition

The quantity of the commodity to be exported

Note: If weight is required, enter the net weight of the commodity, not including outer coverings

5.6.2.2 Unit of measure

Level and sequence number
5.6.2.2
Format
Single value from HS Code search
Dropdown
Restrictions
Reference Table
Optional, mandatory or conditional
Mandatory
Amendable
Yes
Validation rules
Prepopulated by the system, based on HS Code Search, if mapping available
Definition
The unit of measure for the commodity, as specified by Canadian Export Classification Requirements

5.6.2.3 Value FOB place of exit

Level and sequence number
5.6.2.3
Format
Decimal (16,2)
Restrictions
Minimum length 1, maximum length 16
Optional, mandatory or conditional
Mandatory
Amendable
Yes
Validation rules

Numeric

Decimal (16,2) means this field is up to 16 characters in length, including decimal separator and decimal part, if used.

Decimal part is optional.

Examples of valid formats:

1234567890123456
12345678901234.6
1234567890123.56

Definition

The value of the commodity.

This value must include the freight charges, handling, insurance, or similar charges incurred to the place of exit from Canada, minus any discounts entered into prior to exportation, but must exclude the charges from the Canadian place of exit to the foreign destination. If the goods are shipped "no charge," show the value the goods would have been sold for under normal conditions

5.6.3.1 Country of origin

Level and sequence number
5.6.3.1
Format
Dropdown list
Restrictions
Code Table
Optional, mandatory or conditional
Mandatory
Amendable
Yes
Validation rules
If US is selected, a pop-up message should be displayed to use GEP 12)
(Refer to Appendix J)
Definition
The country of origin of the goods

5.6.3.2 Province of origin

Level and sequence number
5.6.3.2
Format
Dropdown list
Restrictions
Code Table
Optional, mandatory or conditional
Mandatory
Amendable
Yes
Validation rules
Only applicable to Canadian provinces/territories
(Refer to Appendix J)
Definition
The Canadian province of origin of the goods. If the goods are of Canadian origin, select the province in which the goods were grown, mined or manufactured. If the goods are not of Canadian origin, select the Canadian province in which the goods were further processed. If the goods are not of Canadian origin and were not further processed in Canada, select the Canadian province from which the goods begin their export movement (this may be different from the province from which the goods will leave Canada)

6 Other export details

Level and sequence number
6
Optional, mandatory or conditional
Mandatory

6.1 Modes of transport

Level and sequence number
6.1
Format
Dropdown list
Restrictions
Code Table
Optional, mandatory or conditional
Mandatory
Amendable
Yes
Definition
The mode of transport by which the goods will leave Canada (Mode of Transportation corresponds to the method of transportation used to exit Canada)

6.2.1 Place of exit: Province

Level and sequence number
6.2.1
Format
Dropdown list
Restrictions
Code Table
Optional, mandatory or conditional
Mandatory
Amendable
Yes
Definition
The province in which the Customs office resides

6.2.2 Place of exit: Customs office

Level and sequence number
6.2.2
Format
Dropdown list
Restrictions
Code Table
Optional, mandatory or conditional
Mandatory
Amendable
Yes
Definition
The customs office from which the goods leave or are intended to leave the customs territory

6.3.1 Carrier name

Level and sequence number
6.3.1
Format
AlphaNum35
Restrictions
Minimum length 1, maximum length 35
Optional, mandatory or conditional
Mandatory
Amendable
Yes
Description
The name of the carrier that will transport the goods out of Canada or the name of the freight forwarder or consolidator handling the exportation

6.4 Unique carrier-assigned code

Level and sequence number
6.4

6.4.1 Carrier code

Level and sequence number
6.4.1
Format
AlphaNum4
Restrictions
Exact Match
Optional, mandatory or conditional
Mandatory
Amendable
Yes
Validation rules
Can have "-" in it
Description

The code of the carrier who will transport the goods from Canada to the final destination.

A carrier code is a four-digit alphanumeric code assigned to a carrier by the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) or by the International Air Transportation Association (IATA). Carrier codes assigned by IATA always contain a dash, for example, 999-.

If the goods will be transported out of Canada via mail, the exporter should enter the letters "MAIL" in the carrier code field.

Note: It is the exporter's responsibility to contact the carrier to obtain the code. The CBSA cannot disclose carrier codes to a third party

6.4.2 Unique carrier-assigned code

Level and sequence number
6.4.2
Format
AlphaNum21
Restrictions
Minimum length 1, maximum length 21
Optional, mandatory or conditional
Mandatory
Amendable
Yes
Validation rules
The second part of CCN number: appended to carrier code
Description

A reference number that the carrier will use to track the shipment (for example, booking number, manifest number, waybill number, file number of the customs service provider, etc.)

In the case of a commercial shipment being hand carried on a flight by an agent or an exporter out of Canada, use the flight number for the unique carrier-assigned code

6.5 Vessel name if marine

Level and sequence number
6.5
Format
AlphaNum30
Restrictions
Minimum length 1, maximum length 30
Optional, mandatory or conditional
Conditional
Amendable
Yes
Validation rules
Mandatory if Mode of Transport is Marine. Cannot be entered for other modes
Description
The name of the vessel transporting the goods out of Canada

6.6 Are the goods containerized? (If yes, enter container number(s) or select a container type)

Level and sequence number
6.6
Format
Radio button
Yes/No
Restrictions
Select
Optional, mandatory or conditional
Mandatory
Amendable
Yes
Validation rules

Default is "No" and disable both text box and dropdown list.

If Yes, enable a text box for container number(s) and the drop down list for container type.

User must enter either container number(s) or select a type

Description
Indicate whether the goods are containerized. For containerized goods, specify the applicable container number(s)

6.7 Containers group

Level and sequence number
6.7
Optional, mandatory or conditional
Conditional [0…999]
Validation rules
Mandatory if Goods are containerized

6.7.1 Container number(s): (if entering container numbers, separate with commas or select the enter key after each container number)

Level and sequence number
6.7.1
Format
AlphaNum17
Restrictions
Minimum length 1, maximum length 17
Optional, mandatory or conditional
Conditional
Amendable
Yes
Validation rules
Mandatory if 6.6="yes" and Optional if type was selected in 6.8
Description
The container numbers consist of 11 digits; the first four digits are alpha and the last seven are numeric

6.8 Select a type

Level and sequence number
6.8
Format
Dropdown list
Restrictions
Code table
Optional, mandatory or conditional
Conditional
Amendable
Yes
Validation rules

Mandatory if the answer to "Are the goods containerized?" is Yes. Not-applicable if container number is entered.

"To be determined" is not applicable for highway mode.

Refer to Appendix J

Description
Indicate the appropriate container type

7 Custom details

Level and sequence number
7

7.1 Are the goods restricted?

Level and sequence number
7.1
Format
Radio button
Yes/No
Restrictions
Select
Optional, mandatory or conditional
Mandatory
Amendable
Yes
Validation rules
If Yes, enable the export permit number(s); Default selection is No
Description
Indicate whether good are restricted. Restricted goods require an export permit number(s)

7.2 Permits Group

Level and sequence number
7.2
Optional, mandatory or conditional
Conditional [0…999]
Validation rules
Mandatory if goods are controlled

7.2.1 Export permit number(s), licence, certificates: (if entering permit numbers, separate with commas or select the Enter key after each permit number)

Level and sequence number
7.2.1
Format
AlphaNum35
Restrictions
Minimum length 1, maximum length 35
Optional, mandatory or conditional
Mandatory
Amendable
Yes
Validation rules
Mandatory
Description

If the goods to be exported are controlled, regulated, or prohibited, specify the applicable licence, certificate, permits, etc.

For further information regarding export controls, refer to D Memorandum 20-1-1

7.3 Are the goods sold?

Level and sequence number
7.3
Format
Radio button
Yes/No
Restrictions
Select
Optional, mandatory or conditional
Mandatory
Amendable
Yes
Validation rules
If No, enable the dropdown list for Reason for export; Default selection is Yes
Description
Specify if goods are being sold

7.4 If no, reason for export

Level and sequence number
7.4
Format
Code table
Restrictions
Reference table
Optional, mandatory or conditional
Conditional
Amendable
Yes
Validation rules
Mandatory if No selected for 7.3
(Refer to Appendix J)
Description
If goods are not being sold, specify the applicable reason for export

7.5.1 Number of packages

Level and sequence number
7.5.1
Format
Num4Num4
Restrictions
Minimum length 1, maximum length 4
Optional, mandatory or conditional
Mandatory
Amendable
Yes
Description
Specify the number of packages

7.5.2 Kind of package(s)

Level and sequence number
7.5.2
Format
AlphaNum20
Restrictions
Minimum length 1, maximum length 20
Optional, mandatory or conditional
Mandatory
Amendable
Yes
Description
The kind of packages used in the specified shipment (For example, boxes/pallets/skids/crates)

7.6.1 Country of final destination

Level and sequence number
7.6.1
Format
Code table
Restrictions
Reference table
Optional, mandatory or conditional
Mandatory
Amendable
Yes
Validation rules
Refer to Appendix J
Description
The country of final destination where the goods are to be consumed, further processed or manufactured, as known at the time of export

7.6.2 Date of exportation

Level and sequence number
7.6.2
Format
YYYYMMDD
Restrictions
Exact format
Optional, mandatory or conditional
Mandatory
Amendable
Yes
Description
The year, month, and day the shipment is physically leaving Canada

7.6.3 Amendment reason

Level and sequence number
7.6.3
Format
Code table
Restrictions
Reference table
Optional, mandatory or conditional
Conditional
Amendable
Yes
Validation rules
Mandatory when submitting an amendment; Not available for original submission
(Refer to Appendix J)
Description
Specify the reason why the document is being updated
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