Canadian and US Bonded Carrier

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Canadian and US Bonded Carrier :

Bonded carriers can bring a load of goods past the port of entry into Canada to an authorized location without customs release. They can do this because they were required to post financial security for $5000 to $25,000 with the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA).

The Benefits of Bonded Carriers

  • Move goods to an inland CBSA office (not located at the border) to have the shipment released;
  • Move goods “in transit” through Canada. The bonded carrier uses Canada as a corridor by starting from a point outside Canada and then transiting through Canada to another point outside Canada. A release by CBSA is not required;
  • Apply to the Customs Self Assessment Program and the Free and Secure Trade (FAST) Program.