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Document Registration Error Response Codes

The electronic Certificate system (eCERT) of Customs and Border Protection may generate codes from the following list if errors are detected when processing an application to register a document (Certificate, License or Visa). The UN/EDIFACT message "SANCRT" is used to register a Certificate, License or Visa.

  • 5JY - HTS NBR LENGTH INVALID
  • 5ID - INVALID CERTIFICATE ISSUE DATE
  • 5JW - INVALID HTS NBR
  • 4JP - U.S. MFG ID CTRY NOT=VISA CTRY
  • 5JR - DOC ALREADY ON MASTER FILE
  • 4JR - VISA ALREADY ON MASTER FILE
  • 5JX - RPL NOT ALLOWED - DOC NOT ON FILE
  • 4JX - RPL NOT ALLOWED,VISA NOT ON FIL
  • 5HR - CERTIFICATE IN CANCELLED STATE
  • 4HR - VISA RECORD IN CANCELLED STATE
  • 5IV - REPL NOT ALLOWED,VISA NBR MATCHED
  • 4IV - REPL NOT ALLOWED - DOC NBR MATCHED
  • 5JQ - CNCL NOT ALLOWED - DOC NOT ON FILE
  • 4JQ - CNCL NOT ALLOWED,VISA NOT ON FILE
  • 5HR - CERTIFICATE IN CANCELLED STATE
  • 4HR - VISA RECORD IN CANCELLED STATE
  • 5IW - CNCL NOT ALLOWED - CERT MATCHED
  • 4IW - CNCL NOT ALLOWED,VISA NBR MATCHED
  • 5FE - DOCUMENT NUMBER INVALID
  • 4FE - VISA NUMBER INVALID
  • 5JV - DUPLICATE HTS NUMBERS
  • 4JV - DUPLICATE CATEGORIES
  • 4IX - ZERO QTY NOT ALLOWED
  • 4JZ - INVALID TRANS TYPE  -  NOT 1, 2 , 5
  • 4JU - LINE COUNT MISMATCH
  • 5JT - SYNTAX VALIDATION FAILURE; VERIFY MESSAGE FORMAT
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September 16, 2020
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