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Global Affairs Canada

Participating Government Agencies

GAC • Global Affairs Canada

GAC administers Canada’s Export and Import Permits Act (EIPA), which prohibits certain goods from entering Canada except under the authority of and in accordance with an EIPA-issued import permit (General Import Permit or Specific Import Permit).

GAC Programs with SWI Data Requirements

Three (3) GAC programs require data in your SWI submission:

  • Agricultural Products
  • Clothing and Textiles and
  • Steel

CBSA outlines its required GAC data elements (and its reasons for each) here.



We can help. Cole International has a specialized SWI support team fully versed in the single-window initiative and its complex requirements.