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Transport Canada (TC)

Transport Canada regulations under the Single Window Initiative

Transport Canada is responsible for developing and overseeing the Government of Canada’s transportation policies and programs.

For Single Window, there are two government programs that fall under TC:

As example, Transport Canada requires the following data elements for the import of the following commodities:

  • Importation of Tires
  • Importation of Vehicles – CMVSS Appendix G
  • Importation of Vehicles – CMVSS Appendix F
  • Importation of Vehicles – CMVSS Case-by-Case
  • Importation of Vehicles – FMVSS Standard
  • Importation of Vehicles – FMVSS Case-by-Case
  • Importation of Vehicles – Canadian Vehicles Returning
  • Importation of Vehicles – Age Exempt
  • Importation of Vehicles – Unregulated
  • Importation of Vehicles for Parts

For information about the data element rationales for Transport Canada, visit:

For Data Element Matching Criteria Tables complete with HS Tariff Classification cross-reference please refer to
Transport Canada (TC).

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