Ministry of International Trade and Responsible for Asia Pacific Strategy and Multiculturalism

2006 Softwood Lumber Agreement

Certification of Independent Remanufacturers

Under the Softwood Lumber Products Export Charge Act, 2006, differential treatment is accorded to remanufacturers with respect to the calculation of the export price upon which the charge is payable.  Only exporters that qualify as independent remanufacturers and that are certified as such by the Minister of National Revenue are entitled to calculate the charge payable using the export price set out in paragraph 13(2)(b) of the Softwood Lumber Products Export Charge Act, 2006.

For additional details and requirements please visit the Canada Revenue Agency website (link).

Remanufacturer Certification and Re-certification Process

To continue exporting as an independent remanufacturer, the person/company must complete the renewal process by the anniversary date of the certification.

  • To apply for provincial certification or re-certification please send an email or fax that your "company" (legal name and contact information - mailing address):
  1. does not hold Crown tenure rights in respect of timber in the province; and
  2. has not acquired standing timber directly from the Crown in the Province on or after October 12, 2006

To: Anita Baril, Forest Tenures Branch, Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations
Email - Anita.Baril@gov.bc.ca
Phone - (250) 387-8634
Fax - (250) 387-6445