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Fireworks import and export restrictions

Find out which restrictions apply to the import and export of fireworks.



Border services officer Robichaud on screen. Text on screen: Fireworks, Special Permit, Pistol Caps, Firecrackers, Pyrotechnic Smoke Generators, Cherry Bombs, Smoke Bombs, Table Rockets.

BSO Robichaud: Hi! Did you know that if you want to import, export or bring fireworks in transit through Canada, you need a special permit? Examples include pistol caps, firecrackers and pyrotechnic smoke generators. As well, certain fireworks are prohibited from coming into Canada. This includes cherry bombs, smoke bombs, table rockets and more. For more details, visit our website.

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