Information for U.S. Shippers

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eManifest requirements for commercial shipments

The Canada Border Services Agency's (CBSA) eManifest initiative is changing the way commercial goods coming into Canada are processed.

Under eManifest, highway carriers must provide electronic cargo and conveyance data to the CBSA in advance of arriving at the Canadian border.

The CBSA encourages shippers to assist highway carriers in meeting eManifest requirements.

To do this, shippers are asked to provide all customs commercial invoice information to carriers about shipments destined to arrive in Canada by truck. Examples of customs commercial information that shippers may provide to carriers include:

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