Release on Minimum Documentation (RMD)
(Canada Customs) A Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) import shipment release program where importers and brokers can post an approved amount of security (cash or bond) with the CBSA, fast-track the release of shipments and account for and pay duty and other charges after release. RMD release times for various methods of document delivery are:
Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) 45 minutes
EDI Machine Release 5 minutes
Paper 2 hours
For more information about CBSA and RMD, go to: www.cbsa-asfc.gc.ca.