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General information – Completed by bonded warehouse operator
- Name of vessel
- Bonded warehouse operator
- Licence No.
- Ship's Stores Regulations section 3 item No.
- CBSA Form B3 transaction number
- Carrier code No.
- Name of CBSA customs bonded carrier
A – Completed by customs
"I hereby certify that I have authorized the removal of the bonded stores described on this document and the B3 form under section 19(2)(c) of the Customs Act for the use on board a conveyance within a class of conveyance designated under the Ships' Stores Regulations, with the understanding that the bonded warehouse operator or bonded carrier employed by the operator will proceed directly to the vessel and place the goods on board."
- Customs office telephone No.
- Signature of customs employee or initials of customs inspector (if date stamped)
- Badge or identification No.
B – Completed by the bonded warehouse operator
"I have transferred to a customs bonded carrier the stores described on the attached Form B3 document for delivery to the vessel."
- Signature of bonded warehouse operator
C – Completed by the bonded carrier
"I hereby certify that I have delivered the bonded stores described on the attached Form B3 directly to the vessel and placed them on board."
- Signature of bonded carrier
- Date of goods placed on board
D – Completed by the captain of the vessel
"I hereby certify the goods mentioned on the attached Form B3 are required and are intended for the sole use of my passengers and crew, during a voyage for the following destinations."
"I have taken delivery of the stores listed on the attached Form B3 and attest to the fact that they were all transferred to this vessel and placed in the bonded storage area. A copy of this Form B6D will be attached to Form E1, Ships' Stores Declaration and kept on the ship's files for customs verification."
"Surplus stores remaining aboard this vessel when it returns to a Canadian port will be secured and reported with the vessel's inward report (Form A6) and on the ships' stores declaration of master (Form E1)."
- Shortage of goods
- Overage of goods
- Voyage destinations
- Total days for voyage
- Total passengers and crew
- Signature of master of vessel
(Original must be sent to originating CBSA customs office; One copy to warehouse operator; One copy to vessel captain)
General information – To be completed by the bonded warehouse operator
- Name of vessel: Print the full registered name of the ship receiving the stores.
- Licence No.: Print the bonded warehouse operator's licence number in this field.
- Ships' Stores Regulations item and class number: Print the item and class number of the vessel pursuant to the Schedule found in the Ships' Stores Regulations (Memorandum D4-2-1) on pages 3 to 8.
- Form B3: Print the 14 digit transaction number of the B3 form detailing the stores.
Part A: To be completed by customs
- Signature of customs employee in the space provided, or initials of customs inspector if date stamp is used.
- Print badge number of customs inspector, or identification number of customs authorizing personnel.
- If a date stamp is being used, Part A must be stamped.
Part B: To be completed by the bonded warehouse operator
- Sign in the space provided.
- Note: Parts B and C must both be completed even if the warehouse operator is also the CBSA customs bonded carrier.
Part C: To be completed by the bonded carrier
- Place the stores on board the vessel.
- Sign in the space provided, and print the date that the goods have been placed on board in the field provided.
Part D: To be completed by the master of the vessel
- Voyage destinations: Print the voyage's destinations in the spaces provided.
- Total passengers and crew: Total number of people aboard including passengers, officers, and crew.
- Signature of master of vessel: After ensuring all the information is correct and complete, and the stores have been delivered into your care, sign in the space provided.
- Overage or shortage: If a discrepancy is discovered at the time of delivery by the master, the discrepancy will be noted immediately on forms B6D and B3 by the vessel's stores officer
- The captain of the vessel will contact the authorizing customs inspector listed in part A immediately with the identified overage or shortage.
- If anyone has a question, call the originating CBSA customs office. The telephone number can be found adjacent to the customs employee's signature or officer's initials.
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