Are you exporting a used self-propelled vehicle to Canada? Did you know that you are now required to file export information on your vehicle to the Automated Export System (AES)?
Do you need help understanding this new requirement? Well, we are here to HELP!
It all started March 14, 2013, when we published a new requirement that you must file used self-propelled vehicles in the AES 72 hours prior to export, no matter the value or country of ultimate destination (including Canada). This requirement went into effect April 5, 2014.
Note: U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) considers a vehicle to be “used” if the legal title of the vehicle is transferred by the manufacturer, distributor or dealership to the purchaser of the vehicle.
If you are a U.S. resident or U.S. company exporting a used self-propelled vehicle to Canada, you have TWO filing options:
*For vehicle shipments, be sure to submit your export information to the AES and provide CBP with your ITN 72 hours prior to export.
Foreign persons visiting the U.S. cannot register to file through AES or AESDirect. Therefore, non-U.S. residents must:
To find a U.S. agent or freight forwarder, simply use an internet search engine to locate one.
If you have questions regarding the new requirement, please contact the Regulations, Outreach, and Education Branch at 1-800-549-0595, option #3 or e-mail email@example.com.