CBSA Announces PPE Duty Relief

Posted by Kelsay Calvaruso on 5/7/20 5:30 PM

On May 6, 2020, the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) issued the Certain Goods Remission Order (COVID-19) SOR-2020-101 to allow for the relief of customs duty on eligible personal protective equipment (PPE) imported on or after May 5, 2020.  The relief can be claimed within two years of the importation date.

The notice outlines the conditions that must be met for goods to qualify for duty relief as well as the documentation requirements.  A list and description of goods eligible for relief are provided in the notice, and a list of other medical supplies that are excluded from this measure because they are already eligible for Most-Favoured Nation duty-free treatment is also provided.

The notice can be found here:

Topics: CBSA, Canada, Duty, Coronavirus, COVID-19

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