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Secure Supply Chain Information Management System

Self-Identification Questionnaire

This questionnaire has been designed to assist you in determining the right participant category for your business. By answering questions on the nature of your business, you will be provided with a link to the corresponding application form.

Participant Categories

If you already know which category is the right fit for your business, you can proceed directly to the corresponding application form below.

Air Carrier

Air Carriers that operate passenger flights between CATSA-designated airports are subject to Air Cargo Security Program requirements. If you do not meet this definition, contact the Air Cargo Security Support Centre at 1-866-375-7342 or aircargo-fretaerien@tc.gc.ca before continuing with the registration.

Known Consignor

A Known Consignor originates air cargo that has been made secure through a screening process applied at the time of packing. Cargo must originate from an Account Consignor or Known Consignor in order to fly to the United States.

Certified Agent

A Certified Agent stores, transports and/or accepts cargo that an authorized Air Cargo Security Program participant has screened and made secure.

Regulated Agent

A Regulated Agent screens cargo on behalf of others to make it secure and subsequently stores and/or transports the secure cargo.

Account Consignor

An Account Consignor originates cargo and has it screened by an authorized participant in the Air Cargo Security Program to make it secure. Cargo must originate from an Account Consignor or Known Consignor in order to fly to the United States.

Authorized Cargo Administrator

An authorized cargo administrator directs the movement of secure cargo without coming into contact with it (i.e., provides logistics services without screening, storing and/or transporting the secure cargo).
Date Modified:
2015-11-18