Resources

Government of Canada Website Links
Link Description
Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) Import and Exports, Securing the Border, Publications
CBSA Canadian Border Wait Times “CBSA has tools available to avoid border wait times at our 26 busiest land border crossings.”
CBSA Canadian Tariff ..based on World Customs Organization’s Harmonized Commodity Description and Coding System
CBSA Anti-dumping and Countervailing Special Import Measures Act (SIMA)
CBSA Free and Secure Trade (FAST) “..enhances border and trade chain security while making cross-border commercial shipments simpler and subject to fewer delays.”
CBSA Partners in Protection “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.”
Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) “The CFIA ….continues to work towards protecting Canadians from preventable health risks related to food and zoonotic diseases.”
Bank of Canada Daily Currency Converter
Registrar of Imported Vehicles “This web site provides access to information regarding vehicle admissibility, the importation process and the RIV program”
United States Government Website Links
Link Description
U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) “CBP is one of the world’s largest law enforcement organizations and is charged with keeping terrorists and their weapons out of the U.S. while facilitating lawful international travel and trade”
Bureau of Industry and Security “Advance U.S. national security, foreign policy, and economic objectives by ensuring an effective export control and treaty compliance system and promoting continued U.S. strategic technology leadership.”
CBP Online Forms Search CBP Online Forms page
CBP Border Wait Times Shows Border Wait Times for Commercial and Passenger Vehicles
Harmonized Tariff Schedule (U.S. International Trade Commission) Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States
Consumer Product Safety Commission “CPSC is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of the thousands of types of consumer products under the agency’s jurisdiction.”
C-TPAT “C‐TPAT seeks to safeguard the world’s vibrant trade industry from terrorists, maintaining the economic health of the U.S. and its neighbors.”
C-TPAT Container Inspection Conveyance Inspection Procedures and Sealing Process (PDF)
Department of Transportation (DOT) “…ensuring a fast, safe, efficient, accessible and convenient transportation system”
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) “Our mission is to protect human health and the environment.”
Federal Communications Commission (FCC) The FCC regulates interstate and international communications by radio, television, wire, satellite and cable in all 50 states, the District of Columbia and U.S. territories.
Federal Reserve Bank Foreign Exhange Rates
USDA Animal & Plant Health Inspection Service “The Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service is a multi-faceted Agency with a broad mission area that includes protecting and promoting U.S. agricultural health, regulating genetically engineered organisms, administering the Animal Welfare Act and carrying out wildlife damage management activities.”
U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service F&W - “Conserving the Nature of America”
U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Protecting and Promoting Your Health
FDA Online Forms FDA Online Forms Database
FDA Product Code Builder Product Code Builder
The Peace Bridge Authority “The mission of the Authority is to be known as the premier Canada-United States international border crossing, providing excellence in customer service and an effective conduit for trade and tourism.”