E668 – Cross-Border Currency or Monetary Instruments Report Made by Person in Charge of Conveyance

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Part A – Information about person in charge of conveyance

Part B – Information on shipments of currency or monetary instruments

General

Information to be given by person described in paragraph 12(3) (d) of the Proceeds of Crime (Money Laundering) and Terrorist Financing Act.

Instructions for form E668   

A courier transporting currency or monetary instruments must present a completed E668 form in addition to a completed E667 form.

Reporting Requirement  

The Proceeds of Crime (Money Laundering) and Terrorist Financing Act requires every person or entity the obligation to report to a border services officer for the importation or exportation of currency or monetary instruments of a value equal to or greater than $10,000 Canadian (or its equivalent in a foreign currency).

Failure to report may result in the forfeiture of currency or monetary instruments or the assessment of a penalty.

Definitions  

"Currency"
means current coins and bank notes issued by the Bank of Canada and coins and banks notes in the currency of countries other than Canada.  
"Monetary Instruments"
means
  • (a) securities, including stocks, bonds, debentures and treasury bills, in bearer form or in such other form as title to them passes upon delivery; and
  • (b) negotiable instruments in bearer form, including banker's drafts, cheques, traveller's cheques and money orders, other than
    • (i) warehouse receipts or bills of lading, and
    • (ii) negotiable instruments that bear restrictive endorsements or a stamp for the purposes of clearing or are made payable to a named person and have not been endorsed.  
"Courier"
means a commercial carrier that is engaged in the scheduled international transportation of shipments of goods other than goods imported as mail.  

Who Must Report  

Reporting Forms  

Reporting of currency or monetary instruments imported into or exported from Canada has to be made in writing on the Cross-Border Currency and Monetary Instruments Report – General (CBSA form E667).

In the case of currency or monetary instruments imported into or exported from Canada by courier, the person in charge of the conveyance or the courier, is required to submit a Cross-Border Currency and Monetary Instruments Report made by person in charge of conveyance (CBSA form E668) as an attachment to the Cross-Border Currency and Monetary Instruments Report – General (CBSA form E667).

Persons importing or exporting currency or monetary instruments on their own behalf that is in their possession must complete form E677 (Individual). All other reports involving the importation or exportation of currency or monetary instruments must be reported using E667. In all cases involving a commercial conveyance form E668 must accompany the E667.

Privacy  

The information on this report is being collected under the authority of the Proceeds of Crime (Money Laundering) and Terrorist Financing Act and is subject to the provisions of the Privacy Act.

Additional Information  

To obtain additional information, please visit our Web site. For more information about the Proceeds of Crime (Money laundering) and Terrorist Financing Act, visit the Financial Transactions and Reports Analysis Centre of Canada Web site. You can also call us free of charge throughout Canada by calling 1-800-461-9999. If you are calling from outside of Canada, you can contact us at (204) 983-3500 or (506) 636-5064.

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