CCS (Certified Customs Specialist) Program

The CCS (Certified Customs Specialist) online course offers flexible and interactive professional training for adult learners. Available in either English or French, it covers the following curriculum, including web-based tests and supplementary reference materials.

  1. The Principal Acts Involved in the Importation and Exportation of Goods
  2. Customs Brokers Licensing Requirements and Agency Agreements
  3. The Canadian Customs Tariff Classification System
  4. Tariff Treatments and Trade Agreements
  5. Valuation
  6. Application of Federal Taxes
  7. AMPS and CSA
  8. Marking of Imported Goods
  9. Refunds, Drawbacks, Self-corrections
  10. Export and Import Permits
  11. Export Documentation
  12. U.S. Customs Procedures
  13. The Special Import Measures Act

The CCS online course lets students manage their own learning within a 12-month time frame. Graduates of the course receive the CCS designation that is recognized as the industry standard for trade professionals across Canada.

The course application and policy are available on the CSCB website in English and in French.

Questions concerning the CCS course and designation can be sent to the CSCB at

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