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I got my ring on my present visit.

HELP ME.

Do I declare it? :(

It's worth like $1.9k ._.

I've been here for 2 weeks.

What do I do. ?

Entering Canada again tonight. D:


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Talking about bring it in to Canada?

It is a personal item you do not need to declare it.

Moving this to the regional forum.

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Yeah, I received it in the United States this past December 2008. I am going home to Calgary today...but I'm a tad scared now. I really don't have any money to pay the remaining fee's...and what not :(

I will be wearing gloves going through customs though, (because it is so cold, and I want to be prepared)

Or what should I do?

I heard there is a form to avoid paying tax on it. =/

And if I do declare it, I'd be bringing in like $2,500 worth of stuff. =[

Or I should use the E29B form? Would that mean I only have to pay GST on it? 5% in Alberta?

Or how does this work? @_@

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Can't you just wear it? How would customs ever know when you got the ring? That's just my opinion, I would wear it. I'm sure they see many women wearing rings and don't ask where/when they got it.


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Um, not honest, but I'd just wear it. How on earth are they going to know that it was bought outside of Canada. Unless they specifically ask, you're not quite lying. . . . :whistle:

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Unfortunately, if they do ask and you can't prove you got it in Canada, they can confiscate it until you pay a big fine. You should probably declare it as your engagement ring that you intend to leave the country with when your visa comes through. Then you have one year to leave with it.

It's up to you but I'm from the "It's better to be safe than sorry" school of thought.

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Unfortunately, if they do ask and you can't prove you got it in Canada, they can confiscate it until you pay a big fine. You should probably declare it as your engagement ring that you intend to leave the country with when your visa comes through. Then you have one year to leave with it.

It's up to you but I'm from the "It's better to be safe than sorry" school of thought.

~ Catherine

Yeah it's really up to you what you do - personally I would leave the ring with him :)

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Unfortunately, if they do ask and you can't prove you got it in Canada, they can confiscate it until you pay a big fine. You should probably declare it as your engagement ring that you intend to leave the country with when your visa comes through. Then you have one year to leave with it.

It's up to you but I'm from the "It's better to be safe than sorry" school of thought.

~ Catherine

Yeah it's really up to you what you do - personally I would leave the ring with him :)

Please take the ring with you and tell them the truth which is you really don't how to declare it...more than like they will not even ask...they will probably smile and congratulate you...by the way congratulations!


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Um, not honest, but I'd just wear it. How on earth are they going to know that it was bought outside of Canada. Unless they specifically ask, you're not quite lying. . . . :whistle:

This is what I did when I brought my ring into the US (my husband gave it to me while I was visiting him in Winnipeg). They've never asked about any jewelry I was wearing when I crossed in either direction.


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What happens if I wear it on the opposite finger, the right one? The problem is, my fiance left early this morning to return to his station at Fort Bliss. I have no way in returning it to him. :S


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Im pretty sure that if you were to tell customs that you are moving back to the states, it isnt 'staying' in Canada.

Just dont volunteer info. Whats the chances that they are going to ask about the ring?


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Well, the thing is, you have to fill out the form mentioning what you brought back. I really don't want to get into trouble, I'm young, 19...haha. I can't lie to save my life and I'm too honest for my own good. I am just going to do the Form E29B. I printed out the official memorandum just in case. This way, I can just pay duties later..or if I'm lucky our K1 will be approved within the year. :blink:

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Well, the thing is, you have to fill out the form mentioning what you brought back. I really don't want to get into trouble, I'm young, 19...haha. I can't lie to save my life and I'm too honest for my own good. I am just going to do the Form E29B. I printed out the official memorandum just in case. This way, I can just pay duties later..or if I'm lucky our K1 will be approved within the year. :blink:

There is nothing wrong with taking the high road. :thumbs:

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