USA customs information and guidelines

Canada and the U.S. have built a very strong trade relationship over time and exporting goods and services south of the border can be a key to success for an Alberta business.

  • The United States is Alberta and Canada's largest trading partner
  • The U.S accounts for 87% of Alberta's total exports.
  • Alberta exports to the U.S. in 2011 were valued at $80.7 billion.

There are several factors your business must understand in order to follow the regulations governing entry of goods into the U.S.

Canadian Requirements

Learn about the resources that are available to help Canadian businesses meet the requirements for exporting goods and services.

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U.S. Requirements

Want to export your product to the U.S.?  Learn about the resources to businesses about the requirements for goods and services crossing into the U.S.

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Temporary Admission

Learn about the documents that will help simplify the temporary importation of goods into a country.

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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