Contact the Trade Commissioner Service
Step 1 - Begin your journey
Are you ready to go global?
Step 2 - Get help online or contact us
Submit your question online, or:
Get advice to sharpen your export plan and begin your international expansion.
Get advice and industry contacts to help with your market entry.
Step 3 - Access funding and support
Financial support and programs that help growth-oriented firms and under-represented groups.
Participate in trade missions and events to make new global connections
Have a question?
Ask a trade commissioner!
Fill out this form and a trade commissioner will respond within 5 working days.
Most popular topics
Information about a specific sector or country
Discover new opportunities to diversify internationally by checking out our Country and sector information for international business.
Doing business in an international market
Explore our tools and resources to help plan and diversify your international business footprint.
Funding your business trip
Learn how you can take advantage of the numerous funding and support programs offered by the Trade Commissioner Service.
Exporting to another country
Look through our Step-by-Step Guide to Exporting to help get your business export-ready and well positioned for commercial success abroad.
International trade events
Browse our trade-focused events and information sessions and make sure you are introduced to the right people and connect with potential business partners and clients.
TCS publications and guides
Create your MyTCS account and join the more than 20,000 registered Canadian businesses that access export-related information and tools.
Resolving a business/trade issue
Register a trade barrier and let us help you. Trade barriers can be any policies or regulations that prevent you from trading goods, including labelling requirements and local content requirements.
Business women in international trade
Connect with our Business Women in International Trade (BWIT) program of the TCS to get help opening doors and opportunities for your Canadian women-owned businesses to ensure that you can successfully expand into global markets
TCS Enquiries Service
Global Affairs Canada
125 Sussex Drive Ottawa, ON K1A 0G2
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