The importer uses the CCI to pay the seller for the goods.
The exporter uses the CCI to collect payment from the buyer.
You Need 2 Copies of the Canadian Customs Invoice
- One is attached to the shipment at customs
- The other is attached to the bill of landing
Can I use a standard Commercial Invoice?
You can use a Commercial Invoice in place of a CCI as long as you include the following information:
- The exporter’s full name, address and country
- The importer’s full name and address
- A detailed description of the goods in the shipment
- Net and gross weight
- Unit price of each item (using the currency of settlement)
- Currency used for payment of the goods
- The agreed upon terms of delivery and payment
- The date the goods went in transit
- Reference numbers (purchaser’s order number)
- Import licence (if applicable)
- Freight charges/insurance