Attention Footwear Importers

The Canada Border Services Agency have issued a new Departmental Memorandum (D10-15-28) which outlines their administrative policy regarding the expression “footwear, covering the ankle”. Moreover, as part of the CBSA’s 2017-2018 Audit Priorities, the Canada Border Services Agency has been auditing importers who take advantage of the “women’s footwear valued at $30 or more per…

Important Information for Footwear Importers

Under the Canada Border Services Agency’s ongoing trade verification classification priorities for 2017, ladies leather footwear having a FOB value of $30 CAD or more per pair are being audited with increased scrutiny. It seems that the CBSA have adopted a policy concerning the classification of footwear with straps, and consider that such footwear may…