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Importing a horse into Canada

A & A are experts in handling horses coming into Canada. We make the process very simple for you.

The following documents and steps are required to import a horse:

  1.  Bill of Sale.
  2. Copies of Coggins.
  3. Make sure the country of where the horse is born is on the paperwork.
  4. CEM Statement.
  5. Confirm who the carrier is, and provide us with that information.

The fees you will encounter for importing a horse are as follows:

Customs Duty – 0% – There is NO duty on horses Customs GST – If imported in a business name, you will pay GST only Customs PST – If imported in a personal name, you will pay PST AND GST Customs Brokerage Fees – Our fees will be based on the value of the horse Once we have this information, we will prepare the customs entry for you and email you all of the customs charges, which you can pay online via credit card. ​ To get started, simply fill out these electronic documents and we will get your horse to you in no time!

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NOTE: All details pertaining to CARM R2 processes are based on the current information available at the time of writing. As this is subject to change, it’s recommended you periodically check in with the CBSA or your customs broker.