ACROSS/CADEX provides a direct link into the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) for the release and clearance of imports and Other Government Department (OGD) shipments. From any Internet terminal, you can send declarations to CBSA and other controlling agencies directly from your computer. Within minutes, you can receive the responses and proceed to clear your cargo.

Accelerated Commercial Release Operations Support System (ACROSS) – with ACROSS, importers and brokers exchange information electronically with the CBSA thereby eliminating the requirement to present paper release packages.

Customs Automated Data Exchange (CADEX) –  CADEX is used by importers and brokers to prepare and file B3 final accounting documents electronically with the CBSA. Through CADEX, participants are able to receive automated Accounts Receivable Ledger (ARL) statements, tariff and exchange rate file updates as well as notifications of release and overdue releases

Accounts Receivable Ledger (ARL) The Accounts Receivable Ledger (ARL) is the first phase of the CBSA Assessment and Revenue Management (CARM) project. ARL provides enhanced electronic Daily Notices and Monthly Statement of Accounts.

Deployment 4 (D4) Notices are designed to increase transparency and automation of pre- and post-arrival notices for trade participants. The eManifest notices include completeness, arrival, and other status notices.  eManifest notices will be based on the overall shipment status.



Features/ Benefits

Easy-to-use interface and step-by-step guidance for completion of customs declarations Latest compliance logic built in with validation to avoid Administrative Monetary Penalty System (AMPS) penalties to importers caused by clerical errors.
Submission of ACROSS import release documentation (RMD, PARS) and receipt of responses from CBSA Streamline trade declarations
Send customs declarations securely and directly to CBSA over the Internet. Users will receive responses within minutes to expedite cargo clearance.
ACROSS includes connectivity to OGDs - Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA), Transport Canada, and Natural Resources Canada (NRCAN) Reduce paperwork and data entry
On demand release feedback from all participating agencies results in less delays for time-sensitive goods.
Submission of CADEX accounting information (B3) Automated data entry
Accounting information automatically updated from release declarations to help users minimize data entry time and transcription errors.
Automated B2 preparation Correct B3 entries with practically no re-keying of data. Choose the B3 to correct and indicate required amendments.
Receipt of Account Receivable Ledger (ARL) documents from CBSA Receive payment details for all business number activity. Easily manage Importer Direct and GST Direct, and communicate with trading partners with exportable reports.
Integration with legacy systems to easily import and export data Fast track connectivity implementation
Reuse data from ERP or procurement systems to automatically populate CBSA cargo release and accounting information.
Subscription Options

  • Allow convenient access anywhere with Internet connection.
  • Reduce data entry with template creation.
  • Receive instant responses from CBSA and CBP.
  • Full audit trail and reporting capabilities.
  • Electronic processing of requests via fax or email.
  • Confirmation of acceptance from CBSA by phone or email.
  • Access to portal account for tracking submissions.
  • Electronic integration with in-house software systems.
  • Support partial data transfer to web portal account for completion and submission to CBSA.
  • Support variety of submission protocols (FTP, sFTP).

    $ 40/mth
    • $8.00/entry

    • Includes 5 entries

    $ 80/mth
    • $4.00/entry

    • Includes 20 entries
  • LITE

    $ 160/mth
    • $3.40/entry

    • includes 47 entries
  • PLUS

    $ 300/mth
    • $2.80/entry

    • Includes 107 entries
  • Enterprise

    $ 1,000/mth
    • 2.20/entry

    • Includes 455 entries
  • Global

    $ 2,000/mth
    • $1.60/entry

    • Includes 1,250 entries
* Includes mailbox for host-to-host EDI/XML integration