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Image: Canadian Importing for Beginners and CFIA Regulated Goods Webinar Series


Image: CSCB logoLearn the Basics of Importing into Canada and Your OGD Requirements

Type: Online webinar series
Name: Canadian Importing for Beginners and CFIA Regulated Goods
Date: Wednesday, November 15, 2017
Place: Online from any computer or mobile device
Presenter: Nadine Coleman and Gloria Terhaar
Note: Attendees may register for any one or both sessions in the series

Importing for Beginners

  • Time: 7:00 am - 8:00 am PT
  • Fee: $57 CAD plus GST (per attendee)

CFIA Regulated Goods

  • Time: 8:15 am - 9:15 am PT
  • Fee: $57 CAD plus GST (per attendee)

Combined fee: $107 CAD plus GST (per attendee)

These 60-minute webinars will provide an efficient and comprehensive introduction to the importing process into Canada including the additional requirements and checkpoints that importations of CFIA regulated goods undergo. We will cover the parties involved in the supply chain, free trade agreement eligibility, tariff classification, a brief overview of how to accurately complete documentation, monetary penalties and more. Throughout the CFIA webinar you will learn all about its role and requirements and gain a better understanding of the interaction between CBSA and CFIA. Remember, a Canada Customs release does not equal a release from CFIA.

Topics Include

Importing for Beginners

  • Roles of the parties involved
  • Tariff classification
  • PST / GST / HST
  • Excise tax
  • Non-resident importing
  • Methods of valuation
  • Transportation costs
  • ACI eManifest
  • Customs audits and examinations
  • AMPS and non-compliance

CFIA Regulated Goods

  • About the CFIA
  • Acts and regulations
  • Import licensing
  • Import permits
  • Documentation requirements
  • Wood packaging 
  • ISPM 15
  • Customs release process
  • Automated Import Reference System
  • Post-entry changes
  • Penalties

Who Should Attend

Owners, Managers, Supervisors, Coordinators and Logistics staff of companies:

  • Under review by CBSA
  • Under review by CFIA 
  • Importing with new staff
  • Confused about additional OGD requirements

Additional Resources

Have questions or comments about this course? Call 888.538.1566 or email us today.

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