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CBP Reviewing Forms on Duty-Free Entry, Cargo Moving Under Bond

Monday, December 16, 2013
Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg Trade Report

U.S. Customs and Border Protection has extended through Jan. 15 the period for public comment on the proposed extension of the following forms.

- CBP Form 7523, Entry and Manifest of Merchandise Free of Duty, Carrier’s Certificate and Release: This form is used (a) by carriers and importers as a manifest for the entry of merchandise free of duty under certain conditions, (b) by carriers to show that articles being imported are to be released to the importer or consignee and (c) as an inward foreign manifest for vehicles weighing less than five tons arriving from Canada or Mexico with merchandise conditionally free of duty.

- CBP Forms 7512 and 7512A, Transportation Entry and Manifest of Goods Subject to CBP Inspection and Permit: These forms are used by carriers and brokers to serve as the manifest and transportation entry for cargo moving under bond within the United States. The data on the form is used by CBP to identify the carrier that initiated the bonded movement and to document merchandise moving in-bond. The forms collect information such as the names of the importer and consignee, a description of the merchandise moving in-bond, and the ports of lading and unlading.

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