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CBSA Announces Effective Dates for eManifest House BL Filing Requirement for Freight Forwarders

July 20, 2016

Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) recently published the implementation dates of the eManifest House BL filing requirement for Freight Forwarders. Under the eHBL program, advance secondary data must be transmitted by Freight Forwarders/NVOCC’s for cargo imported into, or moving in-transit through Canada.

The general requirements are as follows:

All Freight Forwarders/NVOCC's are urged to immediately investigate and take the necessary steps to ensure your ability to comply with this new requirement. Detailed information and contacts can be found at the following website: