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CBP advice on boat travel around the Michigan-Canada border

The summer boating season is getting underway, and the Detroit office of U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has issued reporting guidelines for boat owners planning to sail the waters between the US and Canada. The CBP aims to maintain American border security with minimal interference to cross-border traffic, and the Detroit office notes that Michigan's lengthy water border with Canada and large number of pleasure boat registrations make ...

Canada Open to Paying for US Customs Plaza in Detroit

Lisa Raitt, the Canadian Minister of Transport, has said the New International Trade Crossing between Windsor and Detroit is so important that Canada would consider paying 250 million dollars to build a customs plaza at the American end of the bridge after the Obama administration failed to include this item in its budget for next year. Canada is already set to pay almost all of the multi-billion dollar cost of the project, but Raitt told the De...

Improvements to NEXUS coming soon

Improvements to Nexus Members of the Nexus program will be receiving further benefits from the CBSA (Canada Border Services Agency) as a result of the government of Canada’s Beyond the Border Action Plan. These benefits include: Streamlined membership renewal process Eight new NEXUS lanes at six of the major land ports of entry Expanded Trusted Traveler Canadian Air Transport Security Authority (CATSA) security screening lines in pre-cle...

Customs Broker Vancouver

Customs Broker Vancouver Clearit.ca offer customs clearances at all ports across Canada, including Vancouver. Whether by Ocean, air, or truck, Clearit.ca Online customs brokerage solutions can help you or your business save time and money.   Why choose Clearit.ca over another broker in Vancouver?  Only Clearit.ca uses a LIVE online ticketing system to process and clear your goods across the Canadian border. There is no account set up ne...

The Customs Broker Advantage

Do i need a Customs Broker? Here at Clearit.ca, we get a lot of clients asking us if hiring a customs broker is really necessary. Clearit.ca has many free, self serve tools to facilitate customs without the help of a broker such as an automated duty & tax calculator, HS code quick search, etc. So "why pay someone to do something i can do myself"?   Clearing goods through customs is beyond time consuming and can drive the layman crazy....