Government of New Brunswick

Whether you are a Canadian Presenter hiring foreign artists or a Canadian artist travelling abroad, it is important to prepare well in advance of departure and to consult the resource information offered in these pages.



Canadian Presenters Hiring Foreign Artists

In order to speed up the process of artists that you have contracted with to perform at your venue, it is highly encouraged that presenters submit a manifest to the nearest CBSA office of all the acts that will perform at the event at least one month in advance.  At a minimum, the manifest should include:

  • Band Name/Artist's Name
  • Full names of all those travelling
  • Position/Title
  • Permanent Address
  • Date of Birth (DOB)
  • Place of Birth (POB)
  • Social Security Number (SSN#)
  • Passport #
  • Border Crossing
  • Date of Crossing
  • Vehicle

Presenters such as festivals should be able to provide the following information:

  • Copy of contract(s)
  • How many people are expected to attend
  • Ticket prices
  • Whether alcohol will be served not