Non Resident Importer

Non-Resident Importers Program

This program was put in place to enable non-resident importers to access the lucrative Canadian market easily. Non resident importers can act as the importer of record in order to import their goods into Canada and sell on a delivered basis with all charges inclusive.

The following are key issues to consider for any non resident importer who wishes to be registered under the program:

  • Import Business Number - Get free on the CRA website here

  • Maintenance of books & records at your permanent foreign address

  • GST (Goods & Services Tax)

  • Documentation

  • CUSMA ( formerly NAFTA)

  • Valuation of goods

  • Warehousing/Distribution

  • Warranty/Returns Program

Please contact us if you wish to be registered as a non- resident importer.