R2 Release - eManifest house bills enhancements, New Arrival Rules for cargo

Date Published: 2020-08-19

The CBSA system enhancements; starting November 1, 2020 the following will come into effect:

  • All cargo documents will have to be in arrived status before any release notifications are sent out and
  • All Warehouse Arrival Certification Messages (WACM) must include warehouse sub-location codes.

Regardless of warehouse type, electronic house bills may be used for all consolidated shipments

  • “back-to-back” shipments that are single house bill shipments and
  • “buyer’s consolidations”, which are shipments where multiple house bills are consolidated together but destined to the same importer
For further details: CBSA Customs Notice 20-28