Guidelines updates for Post-Arrival Manual Amendments for House Bill, Cargo and Conveyance Information (eManifest)
Customs Notice 19-17

Ottawa, 14 August, 2019

1. This notice is to inform warehouse operators, carriers, freight forwarders, and their service providers, who transact business electronically with the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) that Form BSF673 – House Bill, Cargo and Conveyance Manual Amendment Form – Post Arrival – All Modes as well as the Guidelines for the Use of BSF673 – House Bill, Cargo and Conveyance Manual Correction Request Form – Post Arrival – All Modes have been updated to reflect how and where the form is to be presented.

2. Effective immediately, if post-arrival amendments need to be made to key data elements on primary cargos (all modes), house bills or conveyance transmissions; or, if a cargo and/or conveyance arrival message were sent in error prior to the actual arrival, warehouse operators, carriers, freight forwarders and/or their services providers will be required to present a completed Form BSF673 in duplicate to the local CBSA commercial office.

3. Form BSF673 must be completed and signed by an authorized representative of the client before post-arrival corrections on key data elements are processed by the CBSA

4. For any questions, please contact the CBSA. Contact information for the CBSA BIS can be found at: General information.

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