CARM is Here – are you ready?
LEARN ABOUT CARM AND REGISTER YOUR BUSINESS TODAY!
The CBSA Assessment and Revenue Management (CARM) project is a multi-year business transformation initiative. Once implemented, it will facilitate trade compliance and enhance the use of data analytics to streamline business processes between Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) and its clients.
• CARM Client Portal (CCP) is now open for mandatory importer registration!
• The CARM Client Portal (CCP) can now be accessed via the CBSA website.
• Importers can obtain a GCKey upon logging in to the CARM Client Portal.
• The CBSA has included “onboarding documentation” in both English & French in the CCP.
• The link “Registering a Business on the CARM Client Portal” should assist with set up.
• Upon registration in the CCP, Importers need to “Delegate Access” to ITN Logistics.
• There should be a pending “Access Request” from ITN Logistics awaiting you in the CCP.
• The “Access Request” is under “Manage Pending Third Party Requests” on main page.
• Grant “Program Management” level access for “RM Accounts” ITN performs clearances.
• Select “Transaction Visibility Rules” to which ITN Logistics will be able to view/access.
• If there is no “Access Request” visible under Third Party Requests, notify ITN Logistics.
• Registration issues; contact ITN or complete a CBSA “Client Support Contact Form”.
• Importer RPP Financial Security will become mandatory as of Release 2 (Oct. 2023).
• Shipments will no longer be cleared under a Customs Brokers Bond (RPP Security).
• Importers will not be able to release goods without having their own RPP Security.
• Importers will need to enroll in the RPP Security Program in CARM.
• Only importers registered prior to CARM Release 2 qualify for a 180 day “Grace” period.
• Importers will have 180 days to obtain financial security without impacting importer release.
• All other importers will require RPP Security on Day 1 of Release 2 if not registered in CARM
• Once enrolled in the RPP Program, CBSA will communicate RPP levels required.
• Importers will need to secure a Surety Bond or post a Cash Bond in the CCP.
• See additional Financial Security information in below CARM Fact Sheet Link.
• The CCP will enable importers to post their RPP Security Bond details.
• Importers with current RPP Security will have their Bond details migrated to CARM.
• Importers should not arrange payments through the CCP without consulting with ITN.
Important information for Importers in below links!
CBSA support resources are available via: CARM Google Drive.
CARM videos are available via the CBSA’s YouTube Channel to guide Importers through the Portal.
Please CLICK HERE to leave your contact details for further information as CARM evolves!