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At the border

Find out more about requirements and reporting to U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and the Canadian Border Service Agency (CBSA) by visiting:

U.S. Customs export requirements

  • Requires three business days (72 hours) notice of all self-propelled vehicles leaving the country.
    note: trailers are not self-propelled vehicles and therefore exempt from this requirement.

CBSA entry requirements

  • CBSA confirms vehicle admissibility, assesses duties and taxes, and initiates the RIV registration process.

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