Customs Notice 12-007: Changes to U.S. Port of Exit Codes and U.S. Free Trade Zones
1. System enhancements are scheduled for May 27, 2012 and will take effect on May 28, 2012. These enhancements will update the U.S. Port of Exit Codes and U.S. Free Trade Zones valid for use on Form B3, Canada Customs Coding Form.
2. For U.S. Port of Exit Codes, 31 previously valid codes have been deleted and 15 new codes have been added as per the attached tables. For U.S. Free Trade Zones, there are 239 new codes to be added and 131 previous codes to be deleted as per the tables located at the following URL address: www.cbsa.gc.ca.
3. Memorandum D17-1-10 will be published soon after the May 27, 2012 system enhancement to reflect these changes and provide current information. So importers and clients, particularly CADEX users, have time to complete changes to their systems and be prepared for the effective date, the upcoming changes are being provided in advance by way of this notice.
4. All enquiries regarding these upcoming changes should be directed to the Assessment Unit via the unit mailbox at: Assessment-Cotisation@cbsa-asfc.gc.ca.
Date: March 9, 2012