May 20, 2020 – Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the CBSA and Statistics Canada have agreed to extend the decommissioning of the Canadian Automated Export Declaration (CAED) system and the onboarding window to register with CERS to September 30, 2020 for exceptional cases where the client cannot meet the original June 30, 2020 timeline. Summary reports however must be submitted via the CERS portal as of June 30, 2020.
The Canadian Automated Export Declaration (CAED) system is being replaced by the Canadian Export Reporting System (CERS). CERS is a Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) developed web-based, self-service portal enabling exporters to continue to submit electronic export declarations (including bulk load and summary reporting) to the CBSA.
CBSA Customs Notice CN 19-14 is updated to reflect the change.
For questions regarding CERS, please email the CBSA at CBSA.CERS_Inquiries-Renseignements_SCDE.ASFC@cbsa-asfc.gc.ca or visit the website at Client support and contact information
More information on CAED and FAQ’s visit Statistics Canada webpage here.
For a detailed listing of the export Harmonized System codes, please consult the Canadian Export Classification.
CBSA webpage on exporting commercial goods provides detailed information on exporting, an exporting checklist, CERS system and requirements.
View the Canadian Export Reporting System Portal on the new reporting system for Canadian exporters and the reference guide.