Resources

Cross Border Services

Cross Border Services is your link between Canada Border Services Agency, U.S. Customs & Border Protection and International Trade Organizations.

eManifest

eManifest, the third phase of the Advance Commercial information (ACI) program, is about getting the right information at the right time to enhance the ability of the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) to identify potential threats to Canada, while facilitating the movement of low-risk shipments across the border.

Free and Secure Trade (FAST)

The Free and Secure Trade (FAST) program is a commercial clearance program designed to ensure safety and security while expediting legitimate trade across the Canada–U.S. border.

Integrated Border Enforcement Teams (IBETs)

IBETs enhance border integrity and security along the shared Canada/U.S. border, between designated ports of entry, by identifying, investigating and interdicting persons, organizations and goods that threaten the national security of one or both countries or that are involved in organized criminal activity.

North American Free Trade Agreement

The North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), signed by Prime Minister Brian Mulroney, Mexican President Carlos Salinas, and U.S. President George H.W. Bush, came into effect on January 1, 1994. Since 1993, NAFTA has generated economic growth and rising standards of living for the people of all three member countries.

NEXUS

NEXUS designed to expedite the border clearance process for low-risk, pre-approved travellers into Canada and the United States.

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) and U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) are cooperating in this joint venture to simplify border crossing for members while enhancing security.

Shiprider Program

Canada and the United States act jointly to combat cross-border crime.  Shiprider is a joint law enforcement team permanently stationed along the international maritime border.

U.S. Passport Card

The U.S. Passport Card can be used to enter the United States from Canada, Mexico, the Caribbean, and Bermuda at land border crossings or sea ports-of-entry and is more convenient and less expensive than a passport book.

SENTRI

SENTRI cards are WHTI-compliant documents for entry into the United States by land or sea, and also, provide expedited travel to approved members between the U.S. and Mexico border.

CANPASS

CANPASS is a series of Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) programs that expedites the border clearance process for frequent, low-risk, pre-approved travellers into Canada.

Commercial Driver Registration Program (CDRP)

The Commercial Driver Registration Program (CDRP) is designed to streamline the customs clearance process for commercial freight transporters into Canada from the United States.

Customs Self Assessment Program (CSA)

The CSA Program simplifies many border crossing requirements for low-risk, pre-approved importers, carriers and registered drivers.

Partners in Protection (PIP)

Partners in Protection (PIP) is a Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) program that enlists the cooperation of private industry to enhance border and trade chain security, combat organized crime and terrorism and help detect and prevent contraband smuggling.

Advance Commercial Information (ACI)

The Advance Commercial Information (ACI) program introduces more effective risk management processes and tools to identify threats to our health, safety, and security prior to the arrival of cargo and conveyances in Canada.

CANPASS

CANPASS is a series of Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) programs that expedites the border clearance process for frequent, low-risk, pre-approved travellers into Canada.

Commercial Driver Registration Program (CDRP)

The Commercial Driver Registration Program (CDRP) is designed to streamline the customs clearance process for commercial freight transporters into Canada from the United States.

Customs Self Assessment Program (CSA)

The CSA Program simplifies many border crossing requirements for low-risk, pre-approved importers, carriers and registered drivers.

Partners in Protection (PIP)

Partners in Protection (PIP) is a Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) program that enlists the cooperation of private industry to enhance border and trade chain security, combat organized crime and terrorism and help detect and prevent contraband smuggling.

Advance Commercial Information (ACI)

The Advance Commercial Information (ACI) program introduces more effective risk management processes and tools to identify threats to our health, safety, and security prior to the arrival of cargo and conveyances in Canada.

Border Wait Times

The estimated wait times for reaching the primary inspection booth when crossing the Canada/U.S. and Mexico/U.S. land borders.

Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (C-TPAT)

C-TPAT ensures a more secure and expeditious supply chain for  trade-related businesses, suppliers and customers.

Container Security Initiative (CSI)

Container Security Initiative (CSI) is a program intended to help increase security for containerized cargo shipped to the United States from around the world

US-VISIT

US-VISIT supports the Department of Homeland Security’s mission to protect our nation by providing biometric identification services to federal, state and local government decision makers to help them accurately identify the people they encounter and determine whether those people pose a risk to the United States.

U.S. Passport Card

The U.S. Passport Card can be used to enter the United States from Canada, Mexico, the Caribbean, and Bermuda at land border crossings or sea ports-of-entry and is more convenient and less expensive than a passport book.

ACE

ACE is the commercial trade processing system being developed by CBP to facilitate legitimate trade and strengthen security.

Automated Export System (AES)

The Automated Export System (AES) is the electronic way to file Electronic Export Information and ocean manifests directly to U.S. Customs.

10+2

10+2; which requires cargo information, for security purposes, to be transmitted to the agency at least 24 hours before goods are loaded onto an ocean vessel for shipment into the U.S.

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