Administrative Monetary Penalty System
Person to whom a carrier code is issued failed to immediately notify the CBSA of any change(s) to address and/or contact information (including e-mail address) that was initially provided in the application for their carrier code.
|1st||$150 Footnote *|
|3rd and subsequent||$450|
- Penalty basis
- Per instance
- Retention period
- 12 months
A flat rate penalty of $0 will apply during the grace period, which is from to . Following the grace period, monetary penalty will be issued at level 1.
Non-compliance occurs when a person, including a freight forwarder to whom a carrier code is issued fails to immediately notify the CBSA of any change(s) to the address and/or contact information(including e-mail address), that was initially provided in the application for their carrier code.
For purposes of this penalty, the term “immediately” is defined as the point in time in which the CBSA determines the address submitted by the carrier code holder is not accurate or up to date.
Non-compliance may occur:
- during an examination;
- as a result of a review of information provided by the carrier code holder during the import process; or
- during an audit of the carrier code holder’s books and records.
For failure to immediately notify CBSA of change(s) in legal or business name, please refer to penalty C388.
Reporting of Imported Goods Regulations, section 32
D3-1-1, Policy Respecting the Importation and Transportation of Goods
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