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Clearing customs at a highway border point with Clearit.ca

Clearing Customs: Highway border points  Many people ask us how a shipment manages to clear customs at a highway border point.  You may be in Toronto, but your shipment can cross through Pacific Highway in BC in the middle of the night.  Thanks to your trusty clearit.ca customs broker, we make it very simple! First of all, we can clear at any border point in Canada with our LIVE EDI link to Canada Customs. We typically receive the shipment ...

What is an Importer Number?

What is an Importer Number and how does it work? As customs brokers, Clearit.ca recieves tons of requests a day to clear goods at almost every border point across Canada; the majority of them being commercial imports. One of the first pieces of information we require to clear your goods is a business / importer number. Many of you either do not have one or are not familiar with what it is or how it works. As a commercial importer you MUST have a...

How it Works: PARS

What is a PARS ? PARS is the Pre-Arrival Review System developed by Canada Customs which allows for release information to be processed before goods arrive at the border How does it work? The exporter completes the customs documents showing the estimated time and date of arrival at the border (and carriers PARS barcode). The exporter then sends the customs documentation to the broker so that a PARS release package can be completed and forwar...