The Free And Secure Trade Program (FAST) Description: A commercial clearance program designed to ensure safety and security while expediting trade across the Canada-U.S. border. The site includes information about FAST, enrollment centers, eligibility, mandatory documents, fees, and more.
Importer Resources Description: Includes information on how to register a business, import permits, certificates of origin, documents to report a shipment as well as advance rulings for tariff clarification, food, plant and animal inspections and service providers.
A step by step guide to importing Description: Guide created to help small and medium-sized enterprises that import goods into Canada. It provides an overview of the commercial importing process and is intended to complement, existing regulations, acts and references.
Canada Revenue Agency
Tax information for businesses and individuals.
Phone for Non-resident corporations: 800-561-7761 (Ext. 9144)
Canadian Food Inspection Agency
Web page includes links to certification and conformity verification, equivalency arrangements,l abelling and general information, standards, suspended and cancelled organic certifications, and more.
Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada
Information on Canadian foreign policy and international trade.
Industry Canada - Trade Data Online
Generates customized reports on Canada's and U.S. trade in goods with over 200 countries. Searches can be done either by product or by industry.
Contains comprehensive International trade statistics (includes Canadian and US trade data at the 6-digit commodity level) as well as classification systems and standards.