Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA)

Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) is responsible for providing integrated border services and ensuring that all people entering Canada meet the requirements for entry. At YVR, CBSA officers are available around the clock, providing inspection services and promoting the free-flow of low risk travellers while enforcing laws and stopping potential threats.

Entry Requirements

Find out what documents and identification is required for Canadians and non-Canadians returning or entering Canada.

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What to Declare

Information for Canadian residents about returning home with goods from abroad including restrictions, personal exemptions and how to declare goods.

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Currency Regulations

Carrying currency? Information for departing and arriving passengers about when and how to report currency to the CBSA

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Learn more about this expedited program for pre-approved travellers.

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CBSA’s Border Information Service (BIS) is a computerized, 24-hour telephone service and provides automated general border services information.  For service in English within Canada call 1.800.461.9999. For calls outside Canada, see the CBSA website for more information.

For passenger questions, comments or feedback with regards to Canada Border Services Agency please contact CBSA at 1.800.461.9999 or contact(at)

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