1. Customs Examination Station (CES) Example #1 ($2,059.90 Exam fee)
CET Exam (Contraband Enforcement Team
)  /  A-TCET Exam (Anti Terrorism Contraband Enforcement Team) = Intensive exam/Examination Notice (Stop Sign):
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(ONLY valid contact, with us, are list it here,  all others are invalid)
1. ISF 10+2 (Importer Security Filing)  /  ISF  FAQ. 63 pages  /  (click here)

2. US Local Ports Contact  /  e-Allegations / Anonymous  tips (8663472423)

3. Air Forwarders by Air Forwarders Association  /  iata.org.

4. Ocean Freight Forwarder: Federal Maritime Commission (FMC)

5. Filing a Complaint Freight Forwarder/NVOCC/ etc  with FMC.gov.

6. US Government Agencies /  www.usa.gov.

7. For more links to import, export & etc.  Industry.

8. Basic Importing by  CBP.gov (Import  requirements 211 pages) &  for others.

9. All Shipment are  Incoterms  (PRE-Arranged,  BEFORE leaving foreign port)

10. Warning:  Also,  Be  aware  of  scam  hijack  emails  &  OTHER  scams.

11. Importers are  RESPONSIBLE for all Laws/fees. US Federal Court (click here)

All our website is Reference use only & our service are Arrangement only.
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Some exam are $1,000's (Look below for examples).   80% of Exam fee are $15-$500, but some are:
1.
A-TCET Exam (Anti Terrorism Contraband Enforcement Team) (LCL shipment) = ($2,059.90 Exam fee)
2.
A-TCET Exam (Anti Terrorism Contraband Enforcement Team) (LCL shipment) = ($1,843.60 Exam fee)
3.
A-TCET Exam (Anti Terrorism Contraband Enforcement Team) (LCL shipment) = ($1,137.00 Exam fee)
4.
X-ray of 20 feet  REEFER Container  = ($1,763.50 Exam fee):
5.
A-TCET Exam (Anti Terrorism Contraband Enforcement Team) 20 feet of Household Goods (HHG) & Personal Effects (PE)  = ($1554 Exam fee)
6.
A-TCET Exam (Anti Terrorism Contraband Enforcement Team) 45 feet = ($1557 Exam fee)
7.
X-ray Exam fee   45 feet   = ($735 Exam fee)
8. Exam was caused by customers
UNREALISTIC value of shipment (45 feet container as $6000).  Customer was thinking she will be paying duty/tax base on $6000
.   She underestimated, thinking everyone else is stupid.  But at the end, she paid over $6500 for Exam, Storage, trucking container to exam-site & etc, and 17 days delay
.   Also, During the unloading, exam site has found 15 torn cartons and 5 crushed cartons.  No cargo insurance company will cover damage caused by US Customs.  
.   IF cartons was damage Before unloading, you maybe able to claim with your supplier / factory / cargo insurance.
9. Exam was caused by customers
UNREALISTIC value of shipment, while US Customs was examining, they found wood create was NOT Fumigate (MUST export)
NOTE:  Fumigating Exam can be $7,205,   Other LCL Exam (click here),   Other Full Container Exam (click here)  &  If any, cost of  Processing of  IT  /  7512  /  3499  = $195
2. Customs Examination Station (CES) Example #1 ($1,843.60 Exam fee)
CET Exam (Contraband Enforcement Team
)  /  A-TCET Exam (Anti Terrorism Contraband Enforcement Team) = Intensive exam/Examination Notice (Stop Sign):
3. A-TCET Exam (Anti Terrorism Contraband Enforcement Team) (LCL shipment) = ($1,137.00 Exam fee)
4. X-ray of 20 feet  REEFER Container  = ($1,763.50 Exam fee):
5. A-TCET Exam (Anti Terrorism Contraband Enforcement Team) 20 feet of Household Goods (HHG) & Personal Effects (PE)  = ($1554 Exam fee)
6. A-TCET Exam (Anti Terrorism Contraband Enforcement Team)  45 feet   = ($1557 Exam fee)
7. X-ray Exam fee   45 feet   = ($735 Exam fee)
8 Exam was caused by customers UNREALISTIC value of shipment (45 feet container as $6000).  Customer was thinking she will be paying duty/tax base on $6000
.  She underestimated, thinking everyone else is stupid.  But at the end, she paid over $6500 for Exam, Storage, trucking container to exam-site & etc, and delay 17 days
.  Also, During the unloading, exam site has found 15 torn cartons and 5 crushed cartons.  No cargo insurance company will cover damage caused by US Customs.  
.  IF cartons was damage Before unloading, you maybe able to claim with your supplier / factory / cargo insurance.
NOTE:  Final Ruling  by US Customs/agencies  for ISF Filing (part 1-2) is  6 years   AND   for Customs Entry filing (part 2-2)  is  5 years.
1. Customs Broker = Messenger between US Customs & Importer:  To transmits importer info/documents, way it was received from you &
your-vendors, to US customs
2. Customs Broker = is
NOT a Messenger between you & your-vendors (Factory/ Supplier/ Forwarder/ Warehouse/ Shipping-company/ CET-Exam-Site, US Agencies & etc.)
3. All importer are
BOUND to Incoterms (PRE-Arranged  BEFORE leaving foreign port,  Such as: Bill-of-Lading /BL (Sale) / MFG  Contract  Agreement  / OBL /  Arrival Notice)
4. To understand why/who importer
MUST pay,  BEFORE/After/DURING  shipping,  you MUST review Incoterms  &  contact  ISSUER of  Bill-of-Lading (TITLE  to shipment)
5. Please review
Import process,  Incoterms &  etc  Import  requirements  by  US Customs.  After viewing, If you required a personal assistant: $250 hr / $2000 day +Retainer
6. Importer is
RESPONSIBLE for all fees/US Laws/Liability/exam/permit(s)retroactive(backdate) Document (BL,  Arrival Notice & etc.) Case File: federal court US Attorney's.
7.
Your Responsibility  =  Your shipment / money / profit / sales / Documents / Permit,  your-vendors (factory/supplier/forwarder & etc.),  Your Arrangement/Negotiation & etc.
8.
EXAM Notice  BY Freight Forwarder:  LCL  arrival notice,  Full Container  arrival notice.     For ADD/CVD,  Fumigation,  Emergency Action Notifications can be  $1,000's.
9.
Fumigating your shipment can be $7,205,   Vacuum Cleaning can be $1,900  &  A-TCET Exam / Intensive Exam/Stop Sign / CET Exam can be  $1,843.60 / $2,059.90.
10.
IF Exam (VACIS, NII, X-Ray, IBET, MET, CET  & ETC,), your Freight Forwarder will be Notifying with arrival notice & invoice (pay your Freight Forwarder) (99% of the time).
11.
IF Exam (CET Exam, A-TCET Exam, Intensive Exam/Stop Sign, IPR, Tailgate,  Emergency Action Notifications &  ETC,) Importer MUST pay DIRECTLY to exam site. (100%)
12. IF
Importer / id=(SSN# or Tax-id/EIN/IRS# or CAN#)  or  ANY info is   off-by-one-digit/letter, US Customs can/will Confiscate/Seize your shipment &  Penalize/Fines  you.
13. And
USCustoms/Agencies can  Release with Detention(Hold)/Hold/Confiscate/Penalize/Fines/Recall/Exam/Penalty/Re-ISF-Filing/issue Destroy/re-export/add-DPL & etc.
14. Please pay all
your-vendors directly (ASAP), to AVOID Our $50 (click here). IF Amending/up-dating your Entry Filing (click here $). IF Entry must be RE-FILE (click here $)
15. You /Importer/
Consignee is fully responsible for all actions of payment (Be  aware  of  scam  hijack  emails  &  OTHER  scams).
16. Before paying us,
consignee MUST verify payment method & amount of payment,  & such as our bank account#, western-union account#, check payable to & etc,.
17. ONLY valid communication is, if You/Importer/
Consignee/your-vendors  is communicating by phone# & email lists from our uscustomsclearing.com/contactus.html.
IF you think, it's not cost-effective to pay all the fees (duty/tax, forwarder, trucker, warehouse, isf filing, customs entry filing, exam & etc.)  you could  ABANDON  your shipment.
There are three choices, shipment that was REFUSED by
US Customs/agencies.     Sample of Abandon letter (click here)
1.  RE-Exporting back to vendor / Exporting to Other-country:
.     a. To export, your MUST contact your Freight Forwarder,  company that has done your transportation to US Port.
.     b. Your current Freight Forwarder will be helping you with 7512  (IE / Immediate Exportation) form.     
.     c. Local  US Customs officer must sign & if any, Agencies officer must sign a 7512 (IE / Immediate Exportation) form.   
.     d. Local = City, County, State that you are in.
.     e. Who is liable:  Case File: federal court US Attorney's (click here),  Importer is RESPONSIBLE for all Laws/Liable/fees/retroactive.
2.  
ABANDON  your shipment.  Please notify your Supplier/US Forwarder/Carrier & Warehouse & us by email ONLY.   
.     a. For Abandoning,  you may be  Penalize / Fines / demurrage / Per-diem / Destroy / trash / add-DPL  & etc .
.     b. Examples of OTHER shipment that was Abandon, Refused by  US Customs/agencies  &  was NOT cost-effictive  (click here) (click here) (click here) (click here),  
.     c. Who is liable:  Case File: federal court US Attorney's (click here),  Importer is RESPONSIBLE for all Laws/Liable/fees/retroactive.  For more: (here) (here) (here) (here)
3.  
Destroy / trash email Customs Officer, warehouse & us by email ONLY.   
.     a. If shipment is import with-OUT permit / permission  Hazard,  Patent,  Trademark  &  Etc.  
.     b. You may be  Penalize / Fines / demurrage / Per-diem / Destroy / trash / add-DPL  &  Etc.
.     c. Who is liable:  Case File: federal court US Attorney's (click here),  Importer is RESPONSIBLE for all Laws/Liable/fees/retroactive.
9. Exam was caused by customers UNREALISTIC value of shipment, while US Customs was examining, they found wood create was NOT Fumigate (MUST export)