How to Register for ACI as a Non-Bonded Freight Forwarder (Non-Resident)
To register for ACI as a non-bonded freight forwarder you will need to complete the following tasks:
- Provide a copy of the appropriate proof of ownership document for your business:
- For corporations – article of incorporation or business registration document.
- For partnerships – certificate of formation or master business licence.
- For sole proprietorships – photocopy of government issued photo ID.
For supporting documents being submitted from outside Canada:
- The supporting document must be translated into either English or French and certified as to the authenticity of translation by the certified translator.
- A copy of the original document (requiring translation) is to be notarized by a locally recognized lawyer or commissioner of oaths.
- The document in its original language and the certified translated copy must be submitted.
- An authorized officer representing the company must sign the application form. The authorized officer must have legal signing authority and can include: Chief Executive Officer, Chief Financial Officer, President, Vice-President, Owner, Partner, Secretary Treasurer, Executive Director or Director. In the case of a sole proprietorship, only the owner may sign.
- Submit scanned copies to the CBSA at firstname.lastname@example.org.
C. Complete the attached Customs City CBSA EDI Application
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