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How does merchandise move to the importer’s premises for examination? Can the filer or holding facility use its type 2 bond if the truck which brought the merchandise to the border isn’t bonded?

How does merchandise move to the importer’s premises for examination? Can the filer or holding facility use its type 2 bond if the truck which brought the merchandise to the border isn’t bonded?

Under the provisions of the Act, merchandise for which adequate PN has not been provided cannot move to the importer's premises. While the use of the import bond for CBP-directed examinations under its own legal authority does occur, it cannot be used for movement of merchandise with inadequate PN to the importer’s premises. A type 2 custodial bond must be used to guarantee the movement of the cargo to a secure facility. The secure facility's bond would be acceptable.