E669 – Declaration of Minor Processing In The Territory Of A Non-Party (CIFTA)

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Instructions and definitions

General Instructions

In order for Canadian importers to claim preferential tariff treatment under CIFTA, this form is required to be completed by the exporters in the territory of one of the non- Parties (as defined in the CIFTA Tariff Preference Regulations) under certain circumstances as listed below. Please note that the company name and address in Field 1 is the company name and address of the Israeli exporter in Israel. Additional information to this form may also be required.

Complete this form if:

  1. qualifying goods entered the commerce of the territory of a non-Party from Israel (see definition below) (see box 3)
  2. minor processing is performed on qualifying goods in the territory of a non-Party (see box 4)
  3. any processing is performed in the territory of a non-Party on qualifying goods that does not increase the transaction value of these goods by greater than ten per cent (see box 4)

DO NOT complete this form if:

  1. the goods are textiles and textile articles of Chapter 50 through 63
  2. the goods are passing through the territory of a non-Party to Canada but remain under customs control in the non-Party.
  3. more than minor processing occurs in the territory of a non-Party.
  4. the goods were subject to any processing that increased their transaction value by greater than ten per cent.


means a modification, other than a repair, that does not include an operation or process that either destroys the essential characteristics of a good or creates a new or commercially different good;
description of goods:
include such information as the HS classification number to six or eight digits, quantity, value, weight, marks and numbers;
minor processing
  1. mere dilution with water or any other substance that does not materially alter the characteristics of the good,
  2. cleaning, including removal of rust, grease, paint or any other coating,
  3. applying any preservative or decorative coating, including any lubricant, protective encapsulation, preservative or decorative paint, or metallic coating,
  4. trimming, filing or cutting off small amounts of excess material,
  5. packing, repacking, labelling or relabeling of the good for transport, storage or sale; and
  6. repairs or alterations, washing, laundering or sterilizing;
  1. the Member States of the European Free Trade Association;
  2. the Member States of the European Union;
  3. the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan;
  4. Mexico; or
  5. the United States of America.
means the adjustment of a machine, instrument, electrical device or other article, including replacing or refitting parts to restore the article to its original operating condition;
United States
  1. the customs territory of the United States, which includes the 50 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico,
  2. the foreign trade zones located in the United States and Puerto Rico, and
  3. any areas beyond the territorial seas of the United States within which, in accordance with international law and its domestic law, the United States may exercise rights with respect to the seabed and subsoil and their natural resources.
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