Administrative Monetary Penalty System


A commercial carrier or charterer failed to provide prescribed information within the prescribed time and in the prescribed manner, about any person on board or expected to be on board a conveyance.


Occurrence Penalty
Flat rate $0
Penalty basis
Per conveyance
Retention period
12 months


Non-compliance occurs when a commercial carrier or charterer, fails to provide information as stipulated in the Passenger Information (Customs) Regulations on persons (passengers and crew) on board or expected to be on board a conveyance.

This contravention is intended to be a compliance management tool to educate commercial carriers on the requirement to provide API/PNR data in accordance with customs legislation.

Applied by an API/PNR program officer at Headquarters against a commercial carrier or charterer.



Customs Act, subsections 107.1(1) and (2)


D2-5-11, Administrative and Operational Guidelines for Commercial Carriers for the Processing of Passenger Information Pursuant to the Requirements of the Canada Border Services Agency's (CBSA) Advance Passenger Information/Passenger Name Record (API/PNR) Program


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