What to Bring

What to Bring to Canada


Find out what you can or cannot bring into Canada


There are some things that cannot be brought with you into Canada. If you are unsure about an item, you can contact:


Canada Border Services Agency


Customs, Excise and Taxation


Information Services


2265 St. Laurent Boulevard


Ottawa, Ontario K1G 4K3


Telephone: (506) 636-5064 or


(204) 983-3500 (when calling from outside Canada)


1 800 959-2036 (toll-free, from inside Canada)


Website: <http://www.cbsa.gc.ca>


Cars must meet Canadian safety and pollution control standards. Contact Transport Canada for more information before you ship your car.


Transport Canada, Vehicle Importation


330 Sparks Street, Tower C


Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0N5


Telephone: 1 (613) 998-8616 (when calling from outside Canada)



1 800 333-0371 (toll-free, from inside Canada)

Website: <http://www.tc.gc.ca> (go to Vehicle Importation)