Our team has several years of experience in customs and FDA regulatory verification on different categories of food and non-food products.
Here too, we can support you to ensure compliance with legislation.
Beforehand, a due diligence is required on the list of products that you intend to import into Canada and/or the United States in order to determine:
- If products are subject to any specifications
- Products require ingredient verification
- Products require an import permit
- Products are subject to quotas and availability
- Products are prohibited from entry
US CUSTOMS / CANADIAN CUSTOMS SERVICES
You have a problem with one of the following six (6) subjects, quickly get in touch with one of our specialists
CUSTOMS BROKERAGE SERVICES
If you already have your customs broker to clear your goods, we will work with them. If you need this service, both in Canada and the USA, we are your partner of choice.
HARMONIZED (HS) CODE REVIEW
Before you can import, a product verification of the Harmonized Codes (HS) must be carried out. This step ensures that your products will be taxed at the correct rate (if applicable) and will avoid costly verifications by customs authorities.
REVISION OF THE CERTIFICATE OF ORIGIN
Does your country have a 'free trade' agreement with Canada or the United States? If your products are eligible, our team will ensure that your certificate of origin is properly and compliantly completed in order for you to benefit from your customs exemption.
Your product may require a permit to import into Canada or the United States. Our team can support you in your dealings with the FDA (United States) and the CFIA (Canada).
REQUEST FOR RULING
Is your product new or has a significant technological advance and you are unable to classify it properly in one of the 99 chapters of the harmonized system? A 'Ruling' request may be appropriate.
GROUPE TRANSIT and its American partner VMS, can represent your company as the FDA’s first point of contact for any questions about your food safety programs, international certifications and annual audits. Download the PDF