Canadian customs brokerage

Canadian customs brokerage and broker servicesSeven days per week, 24 hours per day, our clients know that their import shipments into Canada are being cleared and managed efficiently and professionally, wherever, whenever and however they arrive.

Our specialized knowledge, backed by hands-on commitment to meet all of your Canadian customs brokerage needs, makes for more efficient shipping, uncovers opportunities to reduce duties, and puts in place best practices to avoid penalties and reduce your compliance risk.

Our Canadian customs brokerage service

As a leading Canadian customs broker, we clear more commercial shipments into the country than anyone else. In fact, we clear air, ocean and border shipments all across North America. With our extensive coast-to-coast network of offices, you can always depend on us to ensure the fastest possible clearance of your shipments wherever they arrive, whenever they arrive.

Regardless of where your shipments enter Canada, you always work with a single Livingston client service team—a team who knows you and your business. You and your U.S. suppliers also benefit from Livingston’s supplier export program, a set of unique tools and support that we’ve developed exclusively for our clients’ suppliers in the United States.

Backed by over 1,000 experts and our extensive technology, our core customs clearance services include:

  • Collection and maintenance of NAFTA Certificates of Origin.
  • Determination of duties and taxes owed and facilitation of your payments to the Canadian government.
  • Filing of duty drawbacks and processing of claims.
  • Streaming updates on customs impacting your business.
  • Access to Livingston’s experts: Canada Regulatory Affairs.
  • Consistent and compliant release and entry of your goods with customs.
  • Access to free monthly webinars on topics ranging from the basics of importing to the intricacies of proper valuation.
  • Liaising with other government departments on your behalf.
  • Complete EDI and electronic integrations available for billing and invoice creation.
  • Convenient e-manifest filing services.
  • For U.S. companies that are acting as the importer into Canada (non-resident importer), we have solutions specifically designed for you to help make the process as seamless as possible for you and your customers in Canada. Visit our resource center for more information.

For more in-depth information on Insight® (our leading-edge web-based management tool), our customs self-assessment services or self-clearance importer services, please visit the following pages: