Course Description

Are you responsible for your company's customs compliance into Canada? Are you in charge of completing the customs documents for your company's imports or exports? Whether you are new to this or not, if your goods enter Canada and you need an expert to take the time to answer your questions, then this series is for you. In Part 1 you learn how to avoid triggering a customs audit by creating a set of practice standards for Canada Customs compliance.

  • In-class seminar

  • Thursday, September 19, 2019

  • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm PT

  • Pacific Customs Brokers, 17637 1st Avenue, Surrey, BC

  • $80 USD

Professional Development

Are you a professional designate? We’ve got your study material here. Whether you’re a CCS, CES, MES, CTCS, a legal, accounting, trade or logistics professional we’ve got your continuing education material. With this course you earn the knowledge you need to put towards your designation's annual maintenance requirements.
Professional Development

Who Should Attend?

You! The material in this course is relevant to anyone involved in the Canadian import process within your company at any level or looking for professional development credit. Whether you are the Owner, Manager, Supervisor, Coordinator or Logistics staff of a company importing into Canada, under review by CBSA, with newly hired staff, or needing points for your professional designation then this is for you.

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Topics Include

By taking Part 1 you will walk away with a good understanding of who in your supply chain is responsible for what, how to complete required documentation accurately, what Canada Customs and other participating agencies require, types of entries available to you, the large role tariff classification and country of origin play in your bottom line, and so much more. With the information you gain in this course not only will you lay a solid foundation of compliance for your business, but also for expanding your knowledge of other trade topics like H.S. tariff classification, free trade agreements and customs valuation.

  • Responsibility of the importer

  • Role of the customs broker

  • CBSA and participating government agencies

  • Country of origin

  • Tariff classification

  • Free trade agreement eligibility

  • Required documents and forms

FAQ

Even just to begin with many questions arise from setting out to learn how to import your goods across international borders and at times it seems like the answers you find only raise more questions. We've put together some preliminary questions that this course will directly answer and encourage you to bring your questions to our expert who will gladly field them for you.

  • What is the importer responsible for?

  • What does a customs broker do?

  • How do I fill out a Canada Customs Invoice?

  • What does customs compliance mean?

  • What questions should I be asking my customs broker?

  • How do I prove customs compliance to Canada customs?

Pricing

You may register for any one or both sessions in the series. Receive almost 20% off by registering for Part 1 and 2 together! The listed price is in USD and includes GST tax.

"The road to success is always under construction."

- Lily Tomlin

Reviews

Office Worker, Mystical Distributing Co. Ltd.

Viola Summers

Office Worker, Mystical Distributing Co. Ltd.

Touched on all aspects for importing/exporting - great session.
Senior Buyer, Morgan Creek Tropicals

Marcy Emery

Senior Buyer, Morgan Creek Tropicals

Excellent and thorough information on the audit process!
Inventory Clerk, Western Warehouse

Dawn Peter

Inventory Clerk, Western Warehouse

Tons of helpful information, now I know more about where we need to improve.
President, ACS Composite Systems Inc.

Lorrel White

President, ACS Composite Systems Inc.

Increased my awareness of what is required.
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Instructor

  • Mike Wright

    Trade Compliance Specialist

    Mike Wright

    Licensed Customs Broker, Certified Customs Specialist, Certified Trade Compliance Specialist and Canadian International Freight Forwarders Association graduate with over 30 years' experience in Canadian customs brokerage. Mike is a Trade Compliance Specialist with Pacific Customs Brokers (Canada).