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Customs Notice 23-03: Amendment to the Departmental Consolidation of the Customs Tariff - Chile


1. This notice is to advise that the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) enters into force for Chile on . As a result, eligible Chilean goods imported into Canada are entitled to the CPTPP tariff treatment as of .

2. For more tariff related information, please refer to Tariff elimination for Chile at: About tariff elimination under the CPTPP.

3. The list of countries in the Customs Tariff has been updated to include the CPTPP tariff treatment for Chile. This tariff treatment is the Comprehensive and Progressive Trans-Pacific Partnership Tariff (CPTPT) – Code 33.

4. Due to system limitations, all changes will be active in the downstream applications, such as TRAS and ACROSS, at a later date. A new Customs Notice will be published to advise when the changes will be effective.


5. An application for a refund of duties under paragraph 74(1)(c.11) of the Customs Act may be made within four years from the date the goods were accounted for under subsections 32(1), (3), or (5), in respect of eligible goods that were imported from Chile on or after . Further information on applying for a refund can be found in Memorandum D6-2-3, Refund of Duties.

6. The CBSA recommends that importers request a ruling if they have any doubt as to the correct origin, tariff classification, or value for duty of goods. The procedures for obtaining a ruling are outlined in Memorandum D11-11-1, National Customs Rulings (NCR), Memorandum D11-11-3, Advance Rulings for Tariff Classification, or Memorandum D11-4-16, Advance Rulings Under Free Trade Agreements.

7. For more information, contact the CBSA Border Information Service (BIS):
Calls within Canada & the United States (toll free): 1-800-461-9999
Calls outside Canada & the United States (long distance charges apply):
1-204-983-3550 or 1-506-636-5064
TTY: 1-866-335-3237

Contact Us online (webform)
Contact Us at the CBSA website may also be accessed for information.

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