Importing goods for personal use
Before you purchase goods while abroad or complete your mail or online order, be aware of Canadian regulations and duties on prohibited and restricted goods, vehicles and boats.
Upcoming border changes
Fully vaccinated foreign nationals may be allowed to enter Canada for discretionary travel on the following dates if they meet specific criteria:
- Effective : American citizens and permanent residents of the United States, who currently reside in the United States, who meet specific criteria to qualify as fully vaccinated
- (intended start date): All other foreign nationals who qualify as fully vaccinated
The 3-night hotel stopover requirement will be eliminated for all travellers arriving by air after 12:01 am ET on .
Services and information
Firearms, food, plants, animals, cannabis, fireworks and other regulated products.
Screening process, declaring goods, duties and taxes.
Declare goods and pay duties and taxes on online orders and goods brought into Canada.
Memorandum outlining legal and general guidance on bringing cars into Canada.
Declare your purchase at one of our serviced points of entry.
What you can bring in, penalties for violations and more.
Personal exemptions, alcohol and tobacco limits and more.