Toronto, May 30, 2022
Upon implementation of Release 2 of the Canada Border Services Agency’s (CBSA) Assessment and Revenue Management (CARM) program, all importers must post security, for duty and GST, in order to obtain release of goods into Canada.
As per Ted Gallivan, Executive Vice President of the CBSA, May 25, 2022, “The CBSA plans to present a revised project plan to the Treasury Board that shows the Go-live date (for CARM R2) as being 1 of 2 dates in 2023, either May 2023 or October 2023, in order to lock down the related regulations, rules of engagement, and to be sure that onboarding is complete.”
CARM Release 2 – Scheduled for May or October 2023
Key Functionality for External Clients:
All importers to Canada (whether resident or non-resident) must take certain steps – if not, they simply won't be able to import into Canada once CARM Release 2 comes into effect (May or October 2023).
For more information, please call Brian Rowe, Director – Customs Compliance & Regulatory Affairs at (905) 882-4880, ext. 1213.