Marine Pre-arrival and Reporting Timeframe
Date Published: 2020-04-15
The timeframe below is applicable for reporting pre-arrival data for conveyance, and import cargo with Canadian Customs ACI.
Cargo loaded in a country other than the U.S.
|For Conveyance Transmission (A6)|
|Conveyances with break-bulk cargo||24 hours before arrival|
|Conveyances with bulk cargo||24 hours before arrival|
|Conveyances with containerized cargo||96 hours before arrival|
|Conveyances with empty marine containers||96 hours before arrival|
|Conveyances with a combination of goods described above||96 hours before arrival|
|For Bill of Lading Transmission (A6A)|
|Containerized cargo||24 hours before loading|
|Break-bulk cargo||24 hours before arrival|
|Bulk cargo||24 hours before arrival|
|Empty marine containers||96 hours before arrival|
Cargo loaded in the U.S.
|For Conveyance and Bill of Lading Transmissions (A6 & A6A)|
|Containerized, bulk or break-bulk||24 hours before arrival|
|Empty containers||4 hours before arrival|
Note: If the duration of the voyage is less than the pre-arrival timeframe required, data must be transmitted before the departure of the vessel to a port in Canada.
Source: CBSA Memorandum D3-5-1
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