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Guidelines updates for Post-Arrival Manual Amendments for House Bill, Cargo and Conveyance Information (eManifest)

Customs Notice 19-17 – Guidelines updates for Post-Arrival Manual Amendments for House Bill, Cargo and Conveyance Information (eManifest)

1. This notice is to inform warehouse operators, carriers, freight forwarders, and their service providers, who transact business electronically with the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) that Form BSF673 – House Bill, Cargo and Conveyance Manual Amendment Form – Post Arrival – All Modes as well as the Guidelines for the Use of BSF673 – House Bill, Cargo and Conveyance Manual Correction Request Form – Post Arrival – All Modes have been updated to reflect how and where the form is to be presented.

2. Effective immediately, if post-arrival amendments need to be made to key data elements on primary cargos (all modes), house bills or conveyance transmissions; or, if a cargo and/or conveyance arrival message were sent in error prior to the actual arrival, warehouse operators, carriers, freight forwarders and/or their services providers will be required to present a completed Form BSF673 in duplicate to the local CBSA commercial office.

3. Form BSF673 must be completed and signed by an authorized representative of the client before post-arrival corrections on key data elements are processed by the CBSA

4. For any questions, please contact the CBSA. Contact information for the CBSA BIS can be found at: General information.

This 14 August 2019 notice is also available on the CBSA website.