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CBP ISF Presentation Handout

T.H. Weiss ISF Summary

This information MUST be provided to us 5 DAYS PRIOR TO THE DEPARTURE OF THE VESSEL
Please note that if this information is not submitted to CBP prior to the departure
of the vessel, you, the importer, will be subject to penalties of $5,000.00 per violation.

* Identifier (AMS BL with SCAC Code and/or AMS House BL with SCAC Code if Applicable)
* PLEASE Enter AMS BL or AMS House BL# with SCAC Code

1. Importer of Record This can be the US based commodities agent, trading company or some other party that has an oversight regarding the transaction. The ISF importer number must be on file with CBP prior to the filing of the ISF. Importers of record are limited to the following only: Internal Revenue Service (IRS) number, Employer Identification Number (EIN), Social Security Number, or CBP assigned number of the entity liable for payment of all duties and responsible for meeting all statutory and regulatory requirements incurred as a result of importation.

2. Consignee NumberThe Importer of Record number can be used for this element as well given that the information remains the same. Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Number, Employer Identification Number (EIN), Social security Number (SSN), or CBP assigned number of the individual(s) or firm(s) in the United States on whose account the merchandise is shipped. This element is the same as the "consignee Number" on CBP Form 3461.
 

3. Seller (Owner) Complete name and AddressThe name and complete address of the owner of the goods. This may be the same as the seller if applicable. Name and address of the last known entity to which the goods are sold or agreed to be sold. If the goods are to be imported otherwise than in pursuance of a purchase, the name and address of the owner of the goods must be provided. The Party required for this element is consistent with the information required on the invoice of imported merchandise.
 
4. Buyer (Owner) Complete Name and AddressThe name and complete address of the owner of the goods. This may be the same as the seller is applicable. Name and address of the last known entity to which the goods are sold or agreed to be sold. If the goods are to be imported otherwise than in purchase, the name and addresses of the owner of the goods must be provided. The party required for this element is consistent with the information required on the invoice of imported merchandise.
 

5. Ship to Party (Complete Name and Address)May provide the identity of the facility where the goods will be unladen (e.g. FIRMS Code). Name and address of the first deliver-to party scheduled to physically receive the goods after the goods have been released from customs custody. CBP is looking for the actual deliver name/address; not the corporate address. If unknown, provide the name of the facility where the goods will be unladen. May provide FIRMS code of a warehouse or terminal if the specific ship to name/address is unknown at the time of the filling. For Example, a container freight station is acceptable. May provide the name/address of an in-land distribution center if the specific ship to name/address is unknown at the time of the ISF filling.
 
6. Manufacturer (Supplier) Complete Name and Add.Name/address of entity that last manufactures, assembles, products, or grows the commodity. Or, name/address of the supplier of the finished goods in the country from which the goods are leaving.
 

7. Country of OriginCountry of Manufacture, production, or growth of the article, based upon the import laws, rules and regulations of the United States

8. Commodity (HTSUS Number)HTUS (Complete 10 digit code) - Duty/Statistical reporting number under which the article is classified in the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS).
 

9. Container Stuffing LocationName and address (es) of the physical location(s) where the goods were stuffed into the container. For break bulk shipments, the name and address (es) of the physical location(s) where the goods were made "ship ready" must be provided.
 
10. Consolidator (Complete Name and Address)Name and address of the party who stuffed the container or arranged for the stuffing of the container. For break bulk shipments, the name and address of the party who made the goods "ship ready" or the party who arranged for the goods to be "ship ready" must be provided.
 
PLEASE NOTE: By providing us with this information, we are only
filing the ISF and not filing an actual entry
***All documents usually provided to us to file Customs entry are still required***
Name of Importer:
 
Date:
Name of Submitter:
 
Email Address:

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