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We are planning to cruise Canda and wonder if we need a cruising permit for Canada. Also how long can we stay in Canada before we have to pay import duty and local GST?(Our boat is French registered). I understand that this is 12 months in the USA and 6 in Canada which seems quite short. Thanks for you help
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Yopu need to contact Canada Border Services Agency
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Customs regulations require foreign pleasure craft to report to the nearest Customs Office on first arrival in Canada to file an Inward Report. The vessel is given a Cruising Permit Form E-99, which covers the vessel''s movements within Canadian waters. Surplus bonded stores, if any, are placed and remain under seal during this period. The permit is to be surrendered to customs at the time of departure for a foreign home port.

It is permissible to purchase, "in bond", spirits, beer, cigarettes and tobacco in reasonable quantities, which also are placed and remain under seal until the vessel reaches international waters after final Customs clearance. For detailed Customs information contact 1-888-CANPASS (226-7277) or Customs Border Services.

From the Canada Border Services Agency - CBSA :

RC434 - Coming to Canada by Small Aircraft or Recreational Boat
http://www.cbsa-asfc.gc.ca/E/pub/cp/rc4341/README.html

Telephone Reporting - Recreational Boaters
http://www.cbsa-asfc.gc.ca/travel/canpass/privateboat-e.html
When private pleasure boats enter Canada, they report to customs by telephone. Private boaters must dock at an approved marine telephone reporting site in Canada and call the telephone reporting centre (TRC) immediately on arrival.
Commercial vessels entering Canada cannot use this method of reporting.
How does it work?
The boat''s master has to contact the TRC immediately on docking in Canada by calling 1-888-226-7277. If the 1-888 service is not available, boaters can call the normal business number for the appropriate TRC. However, long-distance charges may apply. The telephone numbers for the TRCs are as follows:
Lansdowne: (613) 659-4576
Hamilton: (905) 679-2073
Windsor: (519) 967-4320
Victoria: (250) 363-0222
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