CUSMA/USMCA a.k.a. NAFTA2 is Now in Effect

The new Canada, U.S., Mexico Free Trade Agreement known as CUSMA in Canada and USMCA in the United States came into effect as of July 1, 2020. This agreement replaces NAFTA.

The Certification Form is available in fillable PDF format. This form may be used for both Canadian and U.S. imports. Instructions can be found here. The certifier must indicate if they are the importer/exporter or producer. The form may be used for individual shipments or blanket dates of up to 12 months.

There is an excel format for larger databases available by emailing consulting@taco.ca

The Canada Border Services link to the overview of the agreement and background information is available at:


The U.S. Customs and Border Protection link to the overview of the agreement is available at:



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