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Process for valuing items for customs purposes at the Canadian border

There are multiple methods that can by used by customs to determine the value of the goods being imported. There is a Valuation Page of CBSA that describes all the possible scenarios that can happen ...
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Immigration when flying into Toronto and when entering the USA by land border

On the itinerary you've outlined, you would enter Canada and go through its customs and immigration processes. You will then enter the United States through a land border crossing, of which there are ...
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What specific security checks does one have to do when departing YYZ as of December 2015?

Security screening at Toronto Pearson is conducted by CATSA. It occurs immediately after US preclearance and baggage drop. CATSA recommends people with prostheses containing metal to inform a ...
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How to get from Toronto Downtown to Pearson Airport

The UP Express Train will take you from downtown Toronto (Union Station) to Pearson International Airport "in 25 minutes". Currently, a one-way adult ticket is $12 CAD. Some lesser-known, but good-...
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How to get from Toronto Downtown to Pearson Airport

You have a number of choices: Take the TTC. For example, subway to Kipling (west end of line 2, transfer from line 1 at St George), then "rocket" bus line 192 to the airport. It will cost you $3.00. ...
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Clearing US custom at Toronto Pearson YYZ at 5am?

Just 7 days ago from the time of posting this @TorontoPearson tweeted: Customs open at 3:30 am and counters are open 3 hours prior to scheduled flight times. Hope this helps. Regards. Therefore, ...
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Is a regulation baggie required for carry-on liquids in Toronto Pearson Airport?

Technically, yes, they want the baggie of freedom. They have a supply of them right before security, so you could transfer your liquids into one at the airport. In practice, my liquids usually go ...
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Check-in luggage at connecting flight in Toronto

I live in Calgary, and quite frequently travel to/from Europe on Air Canada (or StarAlliance-affiliated airlines), so have done exactly this transfer-from-international-to-domestic-Air-Canada-in-...
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Payment methods for customs duties at Toronto Pearson Airport

https://travel.gc.ca/returning/customs/what-you-can-bring-home-to-canada You can pay by cash, travellers' cheque, Visa, American Express or MasterCard. The CBSA also accepts debit cards at most ...
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Is this connection through JFK airport doable?

According to Delta's current timetable, Delta's early-evening flight from YYZ to JFK is currently operated by Endeavor Air, under the number 4126.1 It is scheduled to depart YYZ at 6:15 PM, and ...
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Check-in luggage at connecting flight in Toronto

She will need to clear customs, with her bags, in Toronto. Then she will need to drop her luggage off so that it goes to Winnipeg. There are a lot of signs and a lot of uniformed staff to help you ...
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Process for valuing items for customs purposes at the Canadian border

First, being a gift is irrelevant. If you are bringing an item into Canada and it is staying in Canada, you declare it. Second, if you recently bought it, determining the value is simple: look on the ...
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How do I book a one-way ticket from Paris (CDG) to Toronto (YYZ) from Paris?

Very few airlines issue paper tickets these days. You can walk up to the counter with wad of money and get one, but that's really not wallet friendly. You can easily book online and get a ...
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Why did this flight never depart ? West Jet 1:00 pm on 2/01/19 from Toronto to Montreal

This flight was cancelled. Over the past few days, thousands and thousands of flights have been canceled across North American, especially in the area around Toronto, due to storms and temperatures ...
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Is a regulation baggie required for carry-on liquids in Toronto Pearson Airport?

They did not mention a specific named type, but they provided the exact sizes for the allowed 1-litre plastic bags along with the required features, from catsa.gc.ca (linked in the official Pearson ...
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Is this connection through JFK airport doable?

You are doing preclearance at YYZ and then connect at JFK to an international flight. This makes it a domestic-to-international connection. For that, the relevant Minimum Connection Time is DL-DL ...
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How do Connecting flights from international destinations to US destinations work at Toronto Pearson?

Assuming you have booked a single ticket (as chx suggests in comments, you can enter the booking reference on aircanada.com to confirm this if there is any question), you can follow the "Connecting ...
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Unable to print boarding passed for connecting flight to Azores (YYZ - PDL flight)

Your first choice should be the check-in desk at the airport where you board the flight TO Toronto. These days, airlines that interline at all usually interline enough to be able to print boarding ...
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Transit time for UK citizens flying into Toronto and on to USA

Air Canada's published minimum connection time from Canada to the US via Toronto Pearson is 1 hour 10 minutes. This may vary slightly for other airlines, but not by much. Quite a bit of that is the ...
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Do I need a transit visa for Canada if I have a Canadian Travel Document and am transiting from Canada?

No. You do not need a transit visa for a domestic flight.
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I can't check in for tomorrow's flight without a Canada transit visa

The processing times for Canadian temporary resident visas (of which the transit visa is one type) applied in the USA is currently 19 days. It's very unlikely that you would be able to receive this ...
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Parking options for Toronto Pearson Airport (YYZ)

I always use Park N Fly Valet at YYZ. I used economy once. It wasn't scary or dangerous, but it added a fairly significant amount of time on both ends of the trip waiting for a bus, as well as walking ...
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How many hours are on a transit visa through Canada?

A Canadian transit visa allows entry for up to 48 hours each entry. You are allowed to leave the airport. (And there is no fee for the transit visa, but you may have to pay a VFS service charge.) ...
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Payment methods for customs duties at Toronto Pearson Airport

I called CBSA at Pearson today to get an authoritative answer - it was surprisingly easy to reach a real person (I reached someone in Terminal 1 but he assured me that the information applies equally ...
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Do I need ETA or transit visa if I have a 5 hr transit by air at Toronto airport?

Yes. You need to apply for a Canadian Transit Visa. From the Immigration and Citizenship Canada's website You need a transit visa if you are from a visa-required country and: your ...
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Do I have too short a layover for customs in Toronto?

If you booked your ticket with a single carrier that means the carrier thinks this is enough time for you to make that change. And of all carriers, Air Canada should know the processing times at ...
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Travelling from Austria to USA via Toronto: is my connection time enough?

You will not need to collect and re-check your luggage in Toronto. Entering your flight information into the Connecting Guide on YYZ's webpage yields the following (the italics are mine): ...
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Toronto to Niagara Falls - Public transport or hire car?

There are plenty of options to get to Niagara Falls from the Greater Toronto Area (GTA). There is also one major change since the answers to the previous questions were posted: there is now one daily ...
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Where to pick up/drop off passengers in Toronto airport?

Pearson Terminal 1, like all the terminals, has places where individuals can drop or pick up other people. They are the same places where taxis and busses drop and pick up people, right outside the ...
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Connecting through Chicago O'Hare

Yes, everyone who arrives at a US airport on a flight from Japan (or any other place outside the US that does not have preclearance) has to pass through immigration, then pick up their checked baggage ...
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