CARM News: Implementation Date for Release 2 – October 2023

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) Assessment and Revenue Management (CARM) project is changing the way that commercial goods are imported into Canada.

CBSA has announced that the implementation date for CARM Release 2 has been moved from May 2023 to October 2023. This delay was made in order to allow importers adequate time to prepare for this significant change.

Although there has been a delay, it is advised to sign up for the CARM Client Portal and delegating authority to your broker as soon as possible to be best prepared. Once signed up, users can view their business numbers, apply for new business numbers, make payment of duties and taxes, view their statement of accounts with CBSA, and much more. Check out our How to Register for the CARM Client Portal Learning Guide and visit our CARM page on our website to find out more about CARM.