USA customs guidelines

There are many resources to help your company break into the U.S. - Alberta's largest export market.

Exporting to the United States
The Government of Canada provides a downloadable resource that gives you information, tips and resources to help you succeed more quickly and easily in the U.S. market.

Canada and the North America Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)
Understand the implications of NAFTA on your export business.

U.S. Customs and Border Protection
Information on the requirements for goods and services crossing into the U.S.

Harmonized Tariff Schedule
The Harmonized Tariff Schedule lists tariffs charged for all products imported into the United States.

Temporary admission
The ATA Carnet is an international customs document that is used for temporary importation of certain goods into a country, duty-free and tax-free.

Customs offices in Alberta

There may be additional factors to consider when traveling to the U.S by air with:

  • Commercial samples
  • Trade show displays
  • Professional equipment
  • Technical apparatus that

Contact the U.S. Customs offices at the Edmonton or Calgary airports before you go.

  • Edmonton International Airport: 780-890-4514
  • Calgary International Airport: 403-221-1733