The Canadian Trucking Alliance (CTA) is reminding carriers about the upcoming Free and Secure Trade (FAST) event being hosted by the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) and U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) at the Detroit, MI, port of entry from September 26-30.
CTA is encouraging carriers and their drivers to register for this event as soon as possible to ensure your interview slot and expedite your ability to obtain a FAST card. There is no timeline for when or where future FAST events may take place. Canadian enrollment centres continue to be closed at this time.
Further details, including how to register, are available here: FAST-Detroit-September2022_public
The enrollment event is open to all conditionally approved applicants, including both new applicants and renewing members. Interviews are available to be scheduled immediately through the Trusted Traveler portal.
CTA is reminding potential applicants, that if they enter the United States to complete their interview, they must meet all applicable travel requirements.
Canadian citizens and permanent residents returning to Canada can visit the COVID-19 Travel: Checklists for requirements and exemptions webpage to ensure they meet requirements to enter Canada, including the completion of the ArriveCAN application.