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Lapse in Federal Funding Impact on CBP Website Operations Notice

NOTICE: Due to the lapse in federal funding, this website will not be actively managed. This website was last updated on December 21, 2018 and will not be updated until after funding is enacted. As such, information on this website may not be up to date. Transactions submitted via this website might not be processed and we will not be able to respond to inquiries until after appropriations are enacted.

 

Aviso del impacto de la interrupción de fondos federales en las operaciones del sitio web del Oficina de Aduanas y Protección Fronteriza de los Estados Unidos (CBP, por sus siglas en inglés)

AVISO:  A causa de la interrupción de fondos federales, este sitio de web no será administrado activamente. La última actualización a este sitio web se realizó el 21 de diciembre de 2018 y no se harán más actualizaciones hasta que el gobierno reanude operaciones; por ende, puede que el sitio web no refleje la información más reciente. Es posible que no podamos procesar transacciones ni responder a
preguntas hasta que se reanuden operaciones.

Sea Carriers

To qualify, your company must be an active Sea carrier that transports shipments internationally (within the past year) into the United States. Your company must have an active Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) VOCC Number, an active U.S. National Motor Freight Traffic Association issued Standard Carrier Alpha Code (SCAC), and must also possess a valid continuous international carrier bond registered with CBP.

Sea Carrier Eligibility Requirements

  1. Be an active Sea Carrier.
  2. Have a business office staffed in the United States.
  3. Have an active Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) VOCC Number in the following format: ###### FMC VOCC Number
  4. Have an active U.S. National Motor Freight Traffic Association issued Standard Carrier Alpha Code (SCAC) in the following format: #### SCAC Code (4 Alpha Characters)
  5. Possess a valid continuous international carrier bond registered with CBP.
  6. Designate a vessel officer as liaison for CBP to contact.
  7. Have a company representative in each port where the carrier operates for CBP to contact.
  8. Commit to maintaining the CTPAT supply chain security criteria as outlined in the CTPAT Sea Carrier agreement.
  9. Create and provide CBP with a CTPAT supply chain security profile, which identifies how the Sea Carrier will meet, maintain and enhance internal policy to meet the CTPAT Sea Carrier security criteria.
Last modified: 
June 15, 2018