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Customs Brokers Licensing Regulations (SOR/86-1067)

Regulations are current to 2024-02-06 and last amended on 2006-06-23. Previous Versions

 Every customs broker shall

  • (a) display prominently at each business office at which he transacts business as a customs broker

    • (i) where the customs broker is a partnership or a corporation, a sign bearing the name under which the partnership or corporation is authorized to transact business as a customs broker, and

    • (ii) the licence or a copy thereof;

  • (b) immediately notify in writing the chief officer of customs of any change

    • (i) in the address of a business office at which he transacts business as a customs broker,

    • (ii) in the legal or business name of the partnership or the corporation, where the customs broker is a partnership or a corporation,

    • (iii) in the membership of the partnership, where the customs broker is a partnership,

    • (iv) in the officers or directors of the corporation, where the customs broker is a corporation,

    • (v) [Repealed, SOR/2002-149, s. 6]

    • (vi) in the ownership of the business or corporation, where the customs broker is an individual or corporation, and

    • (vii) in the individuals meeting the knowledge requirement determined in accordance with section 4;

  • (c) furnish to the importer or exporter, in respect of each transaction made on their behalf, a copy of the customs accounting documents bearing the customs accounting number and official customs stamp, or a copy of the information transmitted by electronic means to the Agency; and

  • (d) promptly account to a client importer or exporter for funds received

    • (i) for the client from the Receiver General for Canada, and

    • (ii) from the client in excess of the duties or other charges payable in respect of the client’s business with the Canada Customs and Revenue Agency.

  • SOR/90-121, s. 2(F)
  • SOR/98-236, s. 2
  • SOR/2002-149, ss. 6, 10, 11
  • SOR/2006-151, s. 6

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