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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.

Updated information on Imports of Wild-Harvest Shrimp from Mexico

The Department of State (State) notified CBP on March 30, 2010 that State withdrew Mexico's Turtle Excluder Device (TED) program's certification under section 609 of Public Law 101-162. On October 15, 2010, State notified CBP that Mexico's TED program certification was reinstated. In other words, imports of wild-caught shrimp and shrimp products from Mexico have been certified as being harvested in ways that do not adversely affect sea turtle species.

As a result, Mexico may again be allowed the same privileges as a certified nation. Any products originating in Mexico imported under 0306.13.00, 0306.23.00, 1605.20.05, or 1605.20.10 may be imported if accompanied by an original DS-2031 form with Block 7 completed. Entry documentation for shipments of shrimp with multiple source countries should include a properly executed DS-2031 from each harvesting country. A copy or fax of the original DS-2031 form(s) is acceptable for certified nations such as Mexico.

Last modified: 
January 27, 2014