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If you are importing goods to Canada from the United States, you may want to consider engaging a customs broker to assist you.
Extensive Importing Knowledge
Customs brokers have experience in a number of areas related to the importation of goods into Canada and can offer advice and guidance on duties, taxes, permits, waybills, documentation, restricted goods and import limits.
Avoid Customs Delays and Damage
They are also familiar with techniques to avoid common problems individuals encounter with Canadian customs, such as having your goods held up or damaged when entering the country. If your goods are held up at Canadian customs, a customs broker may be able to help you resolve the situation.
When Should You Consider a Customs Broker?
Although customs brokers are commonly engaged to assist commercial importers, they can also be of great help to individuals as, particularly if you are importing any of the following goods:
- Automobiles or Other Vehicles
- Expensive Items
- Restricted Goods
- Furniture, Appliances or Large Electronics
Before engaging a customs broker, be sure to check their credentials, find out what their fees are and ask about their experience importing the goods you are considering hiring them for. You may also want to shop around before choosing a broker to make sure you are getting the best fees and service to meet your needs.