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CBSA – Exporter Reporting

Exporter Reporting – Memorandum D20-1-1

This Memorandum outlines and explains the obligations, guidelines, and procedures for reporting goods that are exported from Canada.

This Memorandum has been updated:

(a) to reflect the new Canadian Export Reporting System (CERS) that will be implemented to replace the Canadian Automated Export Declaration (CAED) program to be decommissioned on June 30, 2020
(b) to reflect the new export authorities under the Customs Act that came into force on July 10, 2019 (refer to paragraphs 9 and 55 hereinafter)
(c) to introduce and share the prescription document that will make electronic exporter reporting mandatory as of June 30, 2020 (refer to Appendix A)
(d) to make minor editorial revisions, including the renumbering of paragraphs, to provide information related to trains (railcars and locomotives), and to provide modified contact information at the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) in Appendix C