Delmar Customs Brokerage 2021 Review and 2022 Updates  

As 2022 begins, please review the notable initiatives and improvements that have impacted the Customs Brokerage industry in Canada and the United States in 2021 and what changes you can expect in 2022.   Canadian Officials Seize Goods Made with Forced Labour  As of July 1st, 2020, goods that are mined, manufactured, or produced wholly or in part by forced labour, are prohibited from entering Canada pursuant to tariff item No. 9897.00.00 of the Customs Tariff.  On November 12th,…

New! Register for CBSA’s CCP Onboarding Webinar & Open Mic Sessions.

Have your CARM Client Portal Onboarding questions answered by CBSA’s CARM project team during webinar and open mic sessions.  The CBSA’s Assessment and Revenue Management (CARM) team is introducing monthly webinar and open mic sessions focusing on the CARM Client Portal.  In June and July, the presenters of the webinars will take participants through a step-by-step demonstration…

UPDATE: CARM RELEASE 1 – MAY 25, 2021

UPDATE: Steps to work through before you logging onto the portal:  Decide who your BAM will be and who within your organization should receive access and at their required level.    Determine whether you will be using a GCKey or Sign-In Partner to log onto the Portal.  Using your BN and RM account information, be prepared to answer affinity questions and validate your business account.   Log…

REMINDER: CARM RELEASE 1 – MAY 25, 2021

Reminder of the upcoming changes and New functionalities in the CARM Portal: View your account.     Delegate access to your account.    Make payments.    Use the self-service tools.   Submit rulings.   Track status requests.   Please note that CBSA will not be posting a DN after Friday, May 21 until Tuesday, May 25 to allow for the implementation of the DN in CARM Portal per…

ARL – Offsetting Entries on some Daily Notices (DN) and Statements of Account (SOA)

CBSA will be performing ARL account maintenance activities in preparation of the CARM CLIENT PORTAL. Only certain accounts under review will be affected by these account maintenance activities. These offsetting entries are an administrative step to prepare for Release 1 of CARM on May 25, 2021. It is important to note that these amounts under review may be included on…

[CBSA CARM UPDATE] Minimum Bond Requirement as of CARM Release 2

CBSA has advised that as of CARM Release 2, each RM15 must have a minimum amount of $25 000 posted for the surety bond when importers post a surety bond or cash deposit for release prior to payment privileges. A BN9 can still post one bond for multiple BN15s as long as the security reflects that the required $25 000…