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We are a CBSA licensed Customs Broker

Dilas International is a flexible independent Customs brokerage company and can deliver a personalized service matching the unique requirements of the importing community.

Being a licensed Customs broker with a national bond posted with the CBSA (Canada Border Service Agency) we take care of Customs clearance nationwide at all Canadian Customs offices using such EDI tools of the CBSA as Accelerated Commercial Release Operational Support System (ACROSS) including Pre-Authorized Review System (PARS) and Release on Minimum Documentation (RMD) options, and Customs Automated Data Exchange (CADEX). Dilas International is a proud corporate member of the Canadian Society of Customs Brokers.

We guarantee to our clients electronic submission of a Customs entry to the CBSA within an hour of receiving a complete set of documents for an import shipment by fax or e-mail.

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Are there any exemptions from marking requirements?

As per the NAFTA agreement, the goods listed below do not require marking if they are made in North America: 1. Goods for charitable purposes and not for the purpose of sale. 2. Goods that are gifts or bequests. 3. Goods that are antiques, or goods produced more than 20 years prior to importation. 4. Used goods, with the exception of iron or steel pipes and tubes. 5. Goods that are for the exclusive use of the importer or that importer's employees and not for resale to the general public, with the exception of iron or steel pipes and tubes. 6. Goods imported for use by the importer and not intended for sale in the form in which those goods were imported. 7. Goods that are imported under the following tariff item Nos. 9808.00.00, 9809.00.00, or 9810.00.00 of the List of Tariff Provisions set out in the schedule to the Customs Tariff. 8. Goods that are imported for subsequent exportation from Canada, with the exception of iron or steel pipes and tubes. 9. Goods, for purposes of temporary duty-free admission, that are in transit or in bond or otherwise under customs administration control. 10. Goods that are incapable of being marked. 11. Goods that cannot be marked prior to exportation without causing injury to those goods. 12. Goods that cannot be marked except at a cost that is substantial in relation to their customs value so as to discourage their exportation. 13. Goods that cannot be marked without materially impairing their function or substantially detracting from their appearance. 14. Goods that are in a container marked in a manner that will reasonably indicate the goods' origin to the ultimate purchaser. 15. Goods that are crude substances. 16. Goods that are to undergo production in Canada by the importer, or on that importer's behalf, in a manner that would result in the goods becoming goods of which the country of origin is Canada. 17. Goods in respect of which, by reason of their character or circumstances of their importation, the ultimate purchaser would reasonably know their country of origin even though these goods are not marked with country of origin. 18. Goods that are imported without the required marking and cannot be marked after their importation except at a cost that would be substantial in relation to their customs value, provided that the failure to mark those goods before importation was not for the purpose of avoiding compliance with the requirement. 19. Goods that are original works of art. 20. Goods that are classified under subheading No. 6904.10 (ceramic building bricks), or heading No. 85.41 (diodes, transistors, and similar semi-conductor devices, includes photosensitive), or 85.42 (electronic integrated circuits and micro-assemblies) and satisfy any other applicable requirements of these Regulations. 21. Goods in respect of which there is no ultimate purchaser.

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