Canada - Country Commercial Guide
Temporary Entry

Discusses requirements for products entering the country/economy temporarily. including information on warranty and non-warranty items entering the country/economy for repair.

Last published date: 2020-08-03

Canada allows the temporary import free of duty and tax of certain commercial goods and equipment such as brochures, commercial samples, audio‑visual equipment, and industrial equipment for business meetings, trade shows, product demonstrations, and industrial or construction purposes.

To do so, however, requires special documentation such as an ATA Carnet. E29B (“temporary entry”) and other requirements are available on the Canada Border Services Agency website. Information on temporary entry of personal goods and equipment can also be found on this website.