Effective November 5, 2007 - Last updated August 24, 2012
· Form “A” Certificate of Origin from certain developing countries or Exporter’s Statement of Origin
Shipments into Canada
Canadian National (CN) Importer Number 100768779 - RM0001
Algoma Central (ACR) Importer Number 100132075 - RM0001
For information on preparing customs and related documents
and to retain a hard copy of the instructions listed below
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Customs Broker is CN Customs Brokerage Services Inc. (CN CB)
Located at 1270 Central Parkway West, Suite 400,
Mississauga, ON., Canada L5C 4P4
Customs Clearance into Canada from all Countries
For All Shipments ( Service is Available 24/7 )
CN Customs Brokerage Service Inc.
Fax All Documents to:
E-MAIL : email@example.com
Key Players in the import Process
Exporter-also know as shipper, supplier, or vendor-supplies the documentation needed to send goods to Canada
i.e. Packing list, Bill of lading, Commercial Invoice (CCI), Certificate of origin/NAFTA
Carrier- transport the goods to Canada- responsible for preparing cargo control document
(CCD)/manifest/waybill/or advice note based on shippers bill of lading.
Importer- importer of record, are responsible for payment of all duties and taxes and are
ultimately liable for any fines or penalties resulting from missing or inaccurate information.
Consignee- person or company in Canada to whom the goods are being shipped.
* Document to be supplied to the carrier by vendor/exporter/shipper
Bill of lading-issued by shipper, describing the goods
Packing list-detailed list of contents of the shipment. Prepared by the shipper.
Canada Customs Invoice or Commercial Invoice (CCI)-basic document from which importer pays the vendor or exporter. Used to declare importer goods to customs.
Should contain the Following data:
· Exporter name and address
· Importer name and address
· Consignee name and address
· Description of goods
· Net and gross weight
· Unit price
· Extended price
· Currency of settlement
· Terms of delivery and terms of payment
· Shipping date
· P.O. #
· Import license, if applicable
· Freight included or excluded
· Country of origin
Certificate of origin (if applicable) 5 types
· NAFTA North American Free Trade Agreement)
*Document supplied by Carrier to the custom broker
Carrier Manifest (Cargo Control Document)-manifest identified the shipper, consignee, shipment packing, weight and general description of the goods as the carrier’s report to Customs. Carrier prepares the manifest based on the bill of lading provided by the shipper. A manifest or Cargo control document (CCD) has its own identifier called cargo control number (CCN) control number (CCN) PLEASE NOTE THAT IT IS MANDATORY THAT THE SHIPPER IDENTIFIES THE BROKER ON THE WAYBILL TO BE "CN CUSTOMS BROKERAGE SERVICES" as that is what drives the expedited clearance. In addition, please note that if the bill of lading is not correctly identified, the bill will not be paid or accepted by CN and will have to be paid by the individual ordering or the vendor
Bill of Lading, Packing List, Commercial invoice (CCI), PARS #
* Carrier always to present original PARS Bar-coded document to Canada Custom
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