The territory of the U.S. in which the general tariff laws of the U.S. apply. “Customs territory of the United States” includes only the States, the District of Columbia, and… Read More
Customs Territory of the United StatesPosted on May 31, 2013
Customs Modernization ActPosted on May 31, 2013
A 1993 law that expanded statutory record-keeping requirements for importers and their agents. The law fundamentally changed U.S. Customs enforcement methodology from a transaction by transaction approach to a post… Read More
Customs & Border Protection Form (CBPF) 216Posted on May 31, 2013
An application and permit for the manipulation, manufacture, exhibition, or destruction of merchandise within an FTZ. A blanket form may be filed annually to meet this requirement.
Customs & Border Protection Form (CBPF) 214Posted on May 31, 2013
An application and permit to admit merchandise into an FTZ; permit to transfer merchandise through Customs territory to an FTZ and Customs officer’s return thereon; and Customs report of merchandise… Read More
Customs BrokerPosted on May 31, 2013
A firm, representative, or individual who acts on behalf of the Operator and/or the importer of record under an authorized power of attorney.
Customs & Border ProtectionPosted on May 31, 2013
On March 1, 2003, the border inspection functions of the U.S. Customs Service the Immigration and Naturalization Service, and the Agriculture and Plant Health Inspection Service, along with the U.S…. Read More
Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (C-TPAT)Posted on May 31, 2013
A joint government-business initiative to build cooperative relationships that strengthen overall supply chain and border security.
Country of Origin MarkingPosted on May 31, 2013
Unless excepted by law, every article of foreign origin (or its container), imported into the United States shall be marked in a conspicuous place as legibly, indelibly, and permanently as… Read More
Country of OriginPosted on May 31, 2013
The country of origin of a good is the country in which (1) the good is wholly obtained or produced; (2) the good is produced exclusively from domestic materials; or… Read More
Control Number(s)Posted on May 31, 2013
The identifying number assigned by the Operator to identify and track shipments and documentation.