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Clearance of Household Goods

Here's the list of documents typically needed for household/personal goods. A completed CBP Form 3299 (See attached) A completed Supplemental Declaration for unaccompanied Personal and Household Effects (See attached) The value of each item stated at current market value (Invoice) The list of items being shipped (Packing List) A copy of your passport For automobiles, we need copies of a driver license, registration and title and along with completed DOT HS-7 & EPA 3521-1...

FAQ’s on GSP Renewal

Please refer to the FAQ's on GSP renewal.>>> faq_gsp It's not known at this point whether or not GSP will renew again. However, legislation that would renew the Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) was introduced in Congress on April 16, 2015. If passed, this legislation would reinstate GSP retroactively and allow importers to receive refunds of duty paid on shipments since its expiration on July 31, 2013. The legislation introduced would extend GSP through Dec. 31,...
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May 14,2015 will be the final phase of ISF Full Enforcement by CBP

May 14,2015 will be the final phase of ISF Full Enforcement by CBP. There are several issues that are very critical for importers to note as enforcement comes into full effect. 1. Importers are ultimately responsible for the timely, complete, and accurate submission of ISF. ISF must be submitted 24 hours before the goods are loaded on the vessel which will arrive to the United States. 2. If ISF has not been filed on time, file the ISF even if it is late. It is better to file late than...
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VIP Customs Service Inc seeks to select business partners that comply with the C-TPAT security guidelines.

Jane Kim VIP Customs Service Inc seeks to select business partners that comply with, or will make improvements that may be required to satisfy, the C-TPAT security guidelines. For those not eligible for C-TPAT membership, we request that the company follow C-TPAT guidelines, and/or participate in foreign security programs. To get more information on C-TPAT program, please see the below...
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Things you need to know before packing for US

Almost a million individuals enter the U.S. daily. Everyone arriving at a port of entry to the U.S. is subject to inspection by Customs and Border Protection officers for compliance with immigration, customs and agriculture regulations. The more international travelers know about what to expect, the easier and quicker the process becomes. International Travel Tips Prohibited and Restricted Items Customs Duty Information What You Must Declare Types of Exemptions For Frequent...

CBP Officers Seize Almost Two Tons Of Marijuana At Santa Teresa Port

SANTA TERESA, N.M. -- U.S. Customs and Border Protection Office of Field Operations officers working at the Santa Teresa port of entry seized 3,846 pounds of marijuana Wednesday. The estimated street value of the seized contraband is $3,076,800. “This is the largest seizure made here in more than a decade and the second largest drug seizure ever at the Santa Teresa port,” said Ray Provencio, CBP Santa Teresa Port Director. “The largest on record was a 5,263 pound seizure was made here...
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CBP Seizes $385K in Cocaine at the Pharr International Bridge

PHARR, Texas—U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Field Operations (OFO) at the Pharr International Bridge cargo facility arrested a 33-year-old man from Reynosa, Tamaulipas, Mexico in connection with a failed drug smuggling attempt of $385,560 worth of alleged cocaine. “Continued vigilance and alertness from our frontline officers at the cargo facility has enabled them to intercept these hard narcotics that were meticulously concealed,” said Acting Port Director Javier Cantu,...
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CBP Advises Travelers, Offers Cross-Border Tips, Victoria and Memorial Day Holidays Signal Peak Travel Season

ST. ALBANS, Vt. — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers and agriculture specialists throughout Vermont and New Hampshire are providing guidance to assist cross-border travelers who intend to travel between the U.S. and Canada. The tips are designed to ease the crossing process for travelers as CBP officers and agriculture specialists maintain their principal anti-terrorism mission. Please know that CBP officers and agriculture specialists in the St. Albans area of operations...
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Locate Port Information

CBP provides security and facilitation operations at 328 ports of entry throughout the country. Use this interactive map to find information specific to air, sea and land entries.
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