Customs Clearance

Let us guide you throughout he Customs clearance process. We can Customs Clear your products or goods in ANY USA Port.  With our professional team & services , we will guide you every step of the way.  We can even arrange your goods to be picked up at origin and delivered to your business or residence. With over 75 years of experience,,  We are sure we can help!

Some Of The Services We Provide Are:

ISF 10 + 2 Filing -  Applies to import cargo arriving to the United States by vessel. Failure to comply with the new rule could ultimately result in monetary penalties, increased inspections and delay of cargo. The information submitted in Importer Security Filings improves U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s (CBP) ability to identify high-risk shipments in order to prevent smuggling and ensure cargo safety and security.

Customs Clearance all Ports of Entry into the U.S.A.- We customs clear freight at all ocean ports, airports, and border ports. We will track and coordinate all phases of the customs clearance process.

Continuous Bond- Frequent shippers can import into the U.S.A. without purchasing a bond for every shipment, discounted rates available. we can assist your company in obtaining a continuous bond today.

Duty Drawbacks- We assist client  in reimbursement of duty paid on goods entered into the U.S.A., then re-exported to a foreign country.

Line Release Entry-  we  obtain a Line Release approval for clients who ship frequently into the U.S.A. This is approved for “low risk commodities” and high volume entries and multiple container loads.

Import Programs- We may customs design an integrated import program that suits the needs of your business. Our expert team of professionals opens the door to seamless importation of your goods.

Automobile and Motorcycle Clearance: EPA & DOT Clearance as well as US Customs clearances for compliant vehicles.

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Types of Customs Entries

Personal Effects - CF 3299 Declaration for free entry of unaccompanied articles, typically for a person emigrating or moving back to the USA.  

T&E and or I.E. Entries – Transportation and Export: Goods shipped under U.S. Customs bond from a U.S. Port of Entry to a second U.S. Customs port for export to a third country.

VST&E – Vessel Transportation and Export: This is a specialized U.S. Customs bond intended for a foreign vessel which will be immediately leaving the USA.

Warehouse Entry- This entry is for goods entering the USA under bond to temporarily store goods in a warehouse without paying duties and/or taxes.

Informal Entry- This type of entry is performed for shipments valued under $2,500 USD. (Some commodities are restricted to on an informal entry, regardless of the value.)

Consumption Entry- Designed for shipments entering the U.S.A. with a value over $2,500 USD.

TIB- Temporary Import Bond- Goods entering USA temporarily and intended for re-export to the originating county. Some restrictions do apply.

CF4455- Certificate of Registration- We also prepare this U.S. Customs document which is intended for foreign shipment exporting from the U.S.A. and then intended for return to the U.S.A.

IT Entries- Immediate Transit- Goods shipped under U.S. bond directly from initial Port of Entry into the USA to a second U.S. Customs port. Note: Restriction: The Carrier must hold a Bond with U.S. Customs.

CF3311 US Goods Returned - For Products that are wholly manufactured in the United States, and need to come back for repair , alternation or being returned after use.

Expert Guidance - on Customs regulations, tariff classification, and duty rates

Other Government Agencies Clearances - APHIS, ATF, DOT, EPA, F&W, FCC, FDA, PPQ, USDA