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If ISF does not declare in time, it will be fined USD5000.

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Some friends who export goods to the United States have noticed that from January 21, 2019, the United States customs began to strictly charge a fine of USD 5000 for late declaration of ISF 5 (for declaration of transshipment to Mexico and Canada via the United States port)!And a penalty of USD 5000 May be imposed on the late declaration of ISF 10 (China's export to the United States as a destination)!Gaoyang logistics warm tips: export American goods must pay special attention to be sure to timely and accurate declaration!


What is ISF?

10+2 declaration, is actually a common name for ISF declaration.The Importer Security Filing and Additional Carrier Requirements Interim Final Rule (isf10-plus 2) was implemented by CBP on January 26, 2010.A carrier or U.S. importer carrying seagoing goods is required to provide U.S. importers (10 claims) and shipping companies (2 claims) with electronic reporting data to U.S. customs through the AMS or ABI system "48-72" hours prior to shipment.

In the case of ISF declaration, the importer can entrust his/her trusted overseas agent to make the declaration on his/her behalf.


ISF of 10 plus 2, right?

The "2" mentioned here is the declaration requirements of the shipping company:

1) plan information of shipping loading location

2) status information of loading containers

The term "10" refers to 10 declarations made by us importers:

1) company name and address of the factory

2) the company name and address of the seller

3) the buyer's company name and address

4) the name and address of the company to which the goods were delivered

5) the customs registration number of the importer

6) us bonded number of the consignee

7) origin of all goods

8) customs tariff number

9) container loading address of the container

10) LCL company name and address


What is AMS?

AMS is also known as 24-hour manifest forecast, or usc counter terrorism manifest.AMS information is through the use of the American system directly sent to the designated by the customs, the customs database, by the us customs system, automatically check and reply, it needs to be sent to submit details of the goods in the past, including the port of destination gross weight, volume, number, goods name, case number, owner, real or consignor (FORWARDER doesn't count), and the corresponding code number, etc., wait for the American side to accept to ship.If HB/L is available, send both copies.Otherwise, the goods will not be able to board the ship.


The difference between AMS and ISF

AMS declaration: it is mainly about the information in the bill of lading, and the freight forwarder can control it when it declares.

ISF declaration: it is mainly the entity unit in the supply chain. Part of the information is on the buyer and part of the information is on the seller. How to effectively integrate the information is difficult at the beginning.If the forwarder helps to declare ISF, relevant information has been collected during the booking.If the importer declares by himself, he must communicate with the seller well.

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