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All our website is for Reference use only)
(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.
Please Click: Color (Blue/Red/Purple) on our website for details
Please fill-out Service Agreement (click here) &  Email PHOTOS-Picture your Drivers License.  All Sea shipments to US, has a two part of requirement by  U.S. Customs,  ISF Filing (Part 1-2) &  Customs Entry Filing (Part 2-2)
. a. ISF Filing $95  + Continuous Bond  OR  Single ISF Bond  =  Filing 24 hours BEFORE shipment is about to leave foreign port.   BUT, IF  23 hours & 59 min  BEFORE leaving  or  HAS left foreign port (click here) (Part 1 of 2) (Type 1)
. b. Customs Clearing Entry Filing FEES  (click here) & look at Number 1-12.   Customs Clearing Entry MUST be filed to Claim/pick-up your shipment, could be file 5 days BEFORE  your shipment is in US Port.  (Part 2 of 2) (Type 1)
. c. After/Before ISF & Customs has be filed with US Customs, you will be receiving invoice.  Payment: Wire-transfer or  Western-union or  Personal/Company check by emailing (info@uscustomsclearing.com),  BEFORE mailing original
. d. All importer are  BOUND to  Incoterms (PRE-Arranged  BEFORE leaving foreign port). To understand why/who importer MUST pay,  BEFORE/After/DURING  shipping,  you MUST review  Incoterms & contact ISSUER of  Bill-of-Lading.

Let your Supplier/Factory/shipping-company know, that we are the  Notify Party / Customs Broker:  (This will help you/us to clear your shipment, 5 days BEFORE your shipment is in US).
.   US Customs Clearing
.   2018 Pacific Coast Hwy, Suite #201.  Lomita, CA 90717
.   Ph: (213) 270-1930 (CA) /  (718) 717- 2680 (NY)  /  (305) 831- 4800 (FL)  / (210) 787-3480  (TX)   /   Info@uscustomsclearing.com






BELOW are details process of ISF Filing (Part 1-2)  &  Customs Clearing Entry Filing (Part 2-2)       IF you Any-Questions please call (310-928-1180)  or  reply to this email.     
1. ISF MUST be filed: 24 hours BEFORE your shipment/vessel could leave foreign port,  otherwise US Customs can/will assess  penalty / lien / Fines / Liquidated  Damages  up-to  $5,000.00  per  shipment  & "ISF-Hold".  
.   NO MATTER WHAT VALUE OF YOUR SHIPMENT IS!!!   ISF MUST BE FILED FOR ALL SEA SHIPMENTS!!  &  MUST have Single ISF Bond  &/or  Continuous Bond.      Import  requirements by  US Customs  (type 1)

2. Two-Five days BEFORE your shipment is about to leaves foreign port, your supplier/factory/shipping-company/vendors will be emailing documents (ISF Form,  Invoice proforma,  Packing-list,  Bill-of-Lading / BL  & etc) +HTC code.
.   +Photo-pictures-of-Import/export items.  +materials that is made out of, on all documents.   +IF Fabric/Textile, Must have% (ie: cotton%, woven% & etc.)   +Fumigation-Certificate (if any)   +Country-of-Origin-Certificate (sample)
.   +Photo-pictures of Labels/Marks/Stamp, out-side of Boxes/Crates & etc +all related documents +All info MUST be US Dollar & English.  NO NO Zip /links/shared folder.  "ONLY Excel, Word & PDF file is accept by us/US Customs".
.   All importer are  BOUND to  Incoterms (PRE-Arranged  BEFORE leaving foreign port). To understand why/who importer MUST pay,  BEFORE/After/DURING  shipping,  you MUST review  Incoterms & contact ISSUER of  Bill-of-Lading.

3. IF you have NOT received any/some-of above (#2) Documents, we could contact your Supplier/Factory/Moving-company/Shipping-company/Carrier  &   WE COULD DO MOST THE WORK FOR YOU.
.   All we need is your Supplier/Shipping-company info (email & name).  All email will be CC'ed to you, so every one could be at same page. OR you could give our email to your supplier/shipping-company & have them email us/you.

4. Before we could file your  ISF  &  Entry:                                                 
.   a. IF your ISF info &  Bill-of-Lading (aka; Bill-of-Sale) has your  Sole Proprietorship  or  Individual name,  please fill-out service agreement (click here) with SSN#  &  email Photo-Picture of Driver Licenses    (type 1)
.   b. IF your ISF info &  Bill-of-Lading (aka; Bill-of-Sale) has your  Inc  or  Corp  or  LLC  companies name,  please fill-out service agreement (click here) with Tax-id/EIN/IRS#  &  email Photo-Picture of Driver Licenses   (type 1)
.   c.  US Citizen MOVING back into US with personal USED items, fill-out service agreement (click here) with SSN#  + 3299  supplemental  declaration  form (click here) + Photo-Picture of US Driver Licenses &  Passport,  Visa  (type 3)
.   d. Foreign person/company/government importing personal-USED items/Commercial-goods/Trade-Show,  fill-out service agreement (click here) with CAN#,  IF not, apply CAN# (click here), and email PassPort,  Visa. (type 1) (type 3)
.   e. If you are the importer/consignee & you are authorizing your spouse/family/friend/employees/Other-person, please email Photo of their Driver License & any info that HELP us/ US Customs Bonded warehouse/ Port/ US Customs.
.    f. IF Importer-id  (SSN# or Tax-id/EIN/IRS# or CAN#) is off-by-one-digit/letter &/or  ANY info,  US Customs/Agencies can/will Confiscate/Seize/Penalize/Fines/Examine/ISF-Hold/ISF-Penalty/ Re-File-ISF/ Re-File-Entry/add-to-DPL & etc.
STREAMLINE all documents,  permits, (if any)  & etc,  BEFORE submitting to us/US Customs/Agencies.  Importer is RESPONSIBLE for all Laws/Liable/fees/retroactive(backdate):  Case file: Federal Court / US Attorney’s (click here)

5. BEFORE ISF can be filed, US Customs REQUIRES you to have Single ISF Bond  or  Continuous Import Bond at the time of filing,  NO MATTER WHAT VALUE OF YOUR SHIPMENT IS!!!   IF you needing a Bond, you can purchase by:
.    a. Calling us or Emailing us & confirming a Single ISF Bond,  After your confirmation it can be done within 30 minutes (click here to view cost).  Single ISF bond & Single Entry Bond can be used ONLY one time.
.    b. OR  you could apply for Continuous Import Bond / CIB / CB (click here). The Continuous Import Bond / CIB / CB  will  Eliminate Single ISF Bond fees &  most of  Single Entry Bond fees for Next 365 days,
.        BUT, It takes 5-8 working days (2 weeks) to be Approved & Issued by us/underwriter/US Customs/CBP.  CIB are good with all US ports, Air, Sea, Forwarder & US customs broker. (Bond is NOT an licenses/permits to import)
.    c. Single ISF Bond (click here) is to file ISF ONLY, BEFORE leaving foreign Port.   Single ENTRY Bond (click here) is to file Customs Clearing Entry ONLY, when shipment is in US Port:   They are two DIFFERENT bonds
.    d. IF this is your first & last import or shipment value is vary low, I suggest using a Single ISF Bond & Single Entry Bond.
.    e. IF you have your own Continuous Import bond / CIB / CB  or  Single ISF Bond, email us, before ISF is filed, IF received after your ISF has been filed, you will be charge for RE-FILING of ISF.   IF you are filing the LATE ISF  (click here)

6. After/Before we have filed ISF with US Customs, you will be receiving our ISF Filing Invoice &/or ISF Transaction # (US Customs Confirmation #) that is issued by US Customs, within 3-4 hours.  
.   Payment can be made by .   company or personal check (if invoice is lower than $300), made payable to  US Customs Clearing  &   Photo copy / SCANNED-email to ( info@uscustomsclearing.com )  BEFORE mailing
.   the original check to 2018 Pacific Coast Hwy #201,  City of Lomita, CA. 90717. As we receive your emailed/faxed check, we will electronically scan (deposit) the check to our bank.  Otherwise, payment MUST be with
.   Wire-Transfer  or  Direct-Deposit-to-Our-Bank  or   Western-union (NO credit-cards (too many hackers), NO money-order, NO cashiers-check, NO bank-check, NO e-check, NO others)  
.  All payment MUST be cleared with our bank & our accounting office,  + US Customs (if any) +  all US Government Agencies (if any) + Etc.(if any). (click here) for more details.  Importer is RESPONSIBLE for all Laws/Liability/fees.

7.  To track your Sea shipment (click here) and  type in your MBL#.      

8 Summary: Fill-out service agreement (click here)  +email Photo of Driver License/passport  +ISF Filing $95  +Single ISF Bond   &/or  Continuous Bond   +email all documents relating to shipment.  IF filing LATE ISF (click here)
.  a. All importer are  BOUND to  Incoterms (PRE-Arranged  BEFORE leaving foreign port). To understand why/who importer MUST pay,  BEFORE/After/DURING  shipping,  you MUST review  Incoterms & contact ISSUER of  Bill-of-Lading.
.  b. Customs Broker = Messenger between US Customs & Importer ONLY:  To transmits importer info/documents, way it was received from you & your-vendors   to US customs.   Federal Court Case / US Attorney’s (click here)
.  c. Customs Broker = is NOT a Messenger between you & your-vendors  (Factory/ Supplier/ Forwarder/ Warehouse/ Shipping-company/ Exam-Site, US Agencies & etc.).   Importer is RESPONSIBLE for all Laws/Liable/fees/retroactive.






For all Sea/Ocean shipment(s) Customs Clearing
ENTRY Filing (Part 2-2):
1. Six or Seven days BEFORE your shipment is in US Port, you will be receiving a Arrival Notice  from your Freight-Forwarder / Shipping-company Moving-company / Vessel-company / Carrier / Factory / Supplier / Customs Broker.
.   All importer are  BOUND to  Incoterms (PRE-Arranged  BEFORE leaving foreign port). To understand why/who importer MUST pay,  BEFORE/After/DURING  shipping,  you MUST review  Incoterms & contact ISSUER of  Bill-of-Lading.

2. IF you have NOT receive the Arrival Notice  6 or 7 days Before your shipment is in US Port,  contact us ASAP.  We can begin to Clear your shipment with US Customs (Pre-clearances), 5 (five) days before your shipment
.    is in US Port.   Clearing your shipment with US Customs, can take up-to 72 hours (if there are no exams/SUBJECT-to/US gov & Etc.).  Clearing early may save Storage/diem/demurrage fees/time  &  etc.  

3. IF you have NOT email us, please email all copies of Documents (Arrival Notice,  Invoice,  Packing-list,  Bill-of-Lading/BL/OBL)  +HTC code  +Continuous-Bond  or  Single ENTRY Bond  or  SUBJECT-to Single ENTRY Bond)  
.   +Photo-pictures-of-Import/export items.  +materials that is made out of, on all documents.   +IF Fabric/Textile, Must have% (ie: cotton%, woven% & etc.)   +Fumigation-Certificate (if any)   +Country-of-Origin-Certificate (sample)    
.   +Photo-pictures of Labels/Marks/Stamp, out-side of Boxes/Crates & etc +all related documents +All info MUST be US Dollar & English.  NO NO Zip /links/shared folder. "ONLY Excel, Word & PDF file is accept by us/US Customs".
.   ALSO:
.   POA (power of attorney)  MUST be signed  &  filled-out, FRONT of a Notary-Public with your US Driver Licenses  (State/Federal-picture-id / Resident-id / Passport)  with  Proof of  Importer-id.  
.   a. IF your ISF info  & Bill-of-Lading (aka; Bill-of-Sale // ShippER-Terms) has your  Individual  or  Sole Proprietorship name, please NOTARIZE-POA (click here)  &  EMAIL Color-Photo of  notarized POA  with Driver Licenses. (type 1)  
.   b. IF your ISF info  & Bill-of-Lading (aka; Bill-of-Sale // ShippER-Terms) has your  Inc  or  Corp  or  LLC  companies name, please NOTARIZE-POA (click here)  &  EMAIL Color-Photo of  notarized POA  with  Driver Licenses. (type 1)
.   c. US Citizen MOVING back into US  with  your personal  USED items,   NOTARIZE-POA (click here) &  NOTARIZE-3299  supplemental  declaration  form (click here) &  EMAIL POA & 3299 with Passport & US Driver License. (type 3)
.   d. Foreign person/company/government importing personal-USED items/Commercial-goods/Trade-Show:  Must have/apply CAN# (click here),  NOTARIZE-POA (click here).  Email POA  &  PassPort / Visa.  (3-90 days to clear)
.   e. If you are the importer/consignee & you are authorizing your spouse/family/friend/employees/Other-person, please email Photo of their Driver License & any info that HELP us/ US Customs Bonded warehouse/ Port/ US Customs.
.    f. Most of Notary are FREE from Banks, if you are a bank customer with credit card  or  bank account.  OR you could google (notary public) yourself & pay extra fee for your convenience.  IF you are in Foreign Country (click here)
.   g. Again, please email Color-Photo of Driver License, Signed Notarize & Tracking#,  BEFORE  Fed-ex/UPS/DHL(ing)  ORIGINAL Notarize forms to: (US Customs Clearing   2018 Pacific Coast Hwy    #201,   City of Lomita, CA. 90717).
.   h. IF Importer-id  (SSN# or Tax-id/EIN/IRS# or CAN#) is off-by-one-digit/letter &/or  ANY INFO,  US Customs/Agencies can/will Confiscate/Seize/Penalize/Fines/Examine/ISF-Hold/ISF-Penalty/ Re-File-ISF/ Re-File-Entry/DPL &  etc.
STREAMLINE all documents,  permits, (if any)  & etc,  BEFORE submitting to us/US Customs/Agencies.  Importer is RESPONSIBLE for all Laws/Liable/fees/retroactive(backdate):  Case file: Federal Court / US Attorney’s (click here)

4. BEFORE Customs Clearing Entry can be filed, US Customs REQUIRES you to have a Single Entry Bond  or  Continuous Import Bond / CIB / CB  at that time.  Email us your Bond copy, IF NOT you could purchase by:
.   a. Calling us or Emailing us & confirming a Single ENTRY Bond,  After your confirmation it can be done within 30 minutes (click here to view cost).   Single bond can be used ONLY one time.
.   b. OR you could apply for Continuous Import Bond / CIB / CB (click here). The Continuous Import Bond / CIB / CB will  Eliminate Single ISF Bond fees  &  most of  Single Entry Bond fees for Next 365 days,
.       BUT, It takes 5-8 working days (2 weeks) to be Approved & Issued by us/US Customs/CBP.  CB are good for all US ports, Air, Sea, US forwarder & US customs broker. (Bond is NOT an licenses/ permits to import)
.   c. Single ISF Bond (click here) is to file ISF ONLY, BEFORE leaving foreign Port.    Single ENTRY Bond (click here) is to file Customs Clearing Entry ONLY, when shipment is in US Port.  They are two DIFFERENT bonds
.   d. IF this is your first & last import or shipment value is vary low, I suggest using a Single Entry Bond                                                                                                                    
.   e. IF your shipment value is less than $2,500, Single Entry Bond is NOT required, BUT there are some RESTRICTIONS: SUBJECT-to (FDA/USDA/all other US government Agencies) (click here)/(click here)/(click here)
.    f. US Citizen MOVING back into US with personal USED items: Single Entry Bond is NOT required, BUT, there are some RESTRICTIONS: SUBJECT-to  agencies, (click here) &  fill-out  supplemental  declaration  CF  3299.  
.   g. Single Entry bond for Standard shipment (click here),   Single Entry Bond for ADD / CVD relate shipments (click here)  &  Single Entry Bond relate to  FDA, USDA, Lacey-Act, FWS,  Hazard  &  etc  (click here)
.   h. IF you have your own Continuous Import bond / CIB / CB or Single Entry Bond, email us before Entry is filed US Customs, IF received after your Entry has been filed, you will be charge for RE-FILING of Entry.

5. SUMMARY of Customs Clearing Fee: To look-up all Customs Clearing fees (click here) & look at Number 1-12.      

6. Before/After Customs Entry is done, you will be receiving an estimate invoice, payment can be made by company or personal check (if invoice is lower than $300), made payable to  US Customs Clearing  &  
.   SCANNED-email to ( info@uscustomsclearing.com )  a check copy.   BEFORE mailing the original check to  2018 Pacific Coast Hwy     #201,   City of Lomita,  CA.  90717.  As we receive your emailed check, we will emailed check
.   we will be electronically scanning (depositing) the check to our bank. Otherwise, payment MUST be with Wire-Transfer or  Direct-Deposit-to-Our-Bank or  Western-union  (NO credit-card; too many hackers), NO money-order, No
.   NO Cashiers-check / e-check).  All payment MUST be cleared with our bank & our accounting office, +US Customs (if any)  +all US Government Agencies (if any) +Etc.(if any) (click here).  IF payment is NOT receive in full amount
.   with wire fee & etc. fees, NO Customs Release (7501, 3461 or 3299,  DO/ DAD, IF any ABI report &  if any other forms) given to consignee.   Consignee/Importer MUST bear all expenses involving/relating to payments. (click here).
.   Importer/Consignee is fully responsible for all actions of payment (Be  aware  of  scam  hijack  emails  &  OTHER  scams).  Before paying us, consignee MUST verify payment method & amount of payment,  & such as our bank
.   account#, western-union account#, check payable to & etc,. ONLY valid communication is, if You/Importer/Consignee/your-vendor is communicating by phone# & email lists from our uscustomsclearing.com/contactus.html.

7. IF your shipment is SUBJECT-to  FDA,  USDA,  Lacey-Act, any US Government Agencies,  ADD / CVD, Trademark, Patent  & Etc., you MUST notify us/US Customs/Agencies,  14 wroking days BEFORE shipment is in US port
.   & before entry is filed with US Customs.  Otherwise US Government Agencies will/may Penalize/Fines/DPL you &/or you will be paying for two entries (fee) or more, one with us & other with Local Broker.  Please do NOT assume,
.   that US Customs/we will know the items you are importing, ONLY  Importer/Consignee is responsible for all notification to us/US Customs & for all import permits by US Government.  US Customs can REclassify your
.   shipment as FDA, USDA, FWS,  any US Government Agencies, ADD / CVD, Hazard, Patent, Recall & Etc.,  Before/After you receive shipment, any US Agencies, can Hold or Release with Detention/Hold  or issue Destroy / Export).  

8. IF US Customs &/or any other US Government Agencies finds any violation/misleading/missing information of importation & etc, US Customs may Confiscate/Penalize/Fines/Recall/Examine/ISF-Penalty/Re-ISF-Filing,  ISF-Hold,
.    Re-Entry Filing, DPL  & etc, a US importer/exporter shipment(s) & Recall the US importer/exporter,  anytime, up-to 5 years. Please disclose detailed descriptions of shipment on all Documents (Invoice, Packing-list,  
.    Bill-of-Lading & Etc.) with HTC/HTS Code,  Material that is made out of & Etc. Importers/Exporter are responsible for all fees (click here) & US/International Laws (cbp.gov)  EXAMPLE: CBP Action WithOUT Notification
.    BackDated Duty/Tax (click here). IF US Customs decided to Confiscate/Seize/Penalize/Fines/Recall/Examine/DPL, Request of Informations &/or for violation, misleading, incomplete, LATE ISF filing,  Customs Entry Filing & etc.
.    IF any, US Customs will notify you by email/phone/mail/letter within 1-12 month (Normally).   Also, US Customs may contact us to relay the letter/message to you.  IF so, you MUST pay US Customs ASAP.   Otherwise
.    US Customs/Agencies  will/may add interest, Other-fines, Black-list you, visiting you & Etc.  ONLY Consignee is responsible for all import Documents,  all permit(s)  all fees,  US Laws &  International Laws. (BASIC import/export)
.    Duo to Homeland Security: Give yourself extra 7 days to cleared/examined by all US Agencies,  also, other 3 days to unload all shipment from vessel & move it to your warehouse/port.  To  clear  your  own  shipment (click here)

9. When If any,  EXAM by US Customs/Agencies:  Who will be receiving Exam Notice, FIRST  /  Who will be Notifying Exam to You/Importer/Consignee & Customs Broker  /  What is Freight Forwarder  /  What is a Customs Broker.
.   a. Most of Exam are issue 6-7 days before your shipment is in US port, by US Customs/Agencies to your US Freight Forwarder.  Only then, your Forwarder will notify you & your Customs Broker with  Exam Notice at  Arrival Notice.
.   b. Your customs broker can receive Exam notice as “manifest hold”,  BUT ONLY after, Customs Broker has filed your Customs Entry, of your info/documents (Arrival Notice,  Invoice,  Packing-list,  BL & etc) to USCustoms/Agencies.
.   c. So, Beyond this point, your Broker could do, shipment-Query every 24-48 hour using  ABI, for up-date,  BUT, your Forwarder is notify immediately by US Customs/Agencies, since, your forwarder is moving cargo to destination.
.   d. US Customs/Agencies could notify your US Freight Forwarder by email/fax/phone/freight-software:  (To-continue or  stop for exam or  move-it-to-exam-site &  Etc.)  (99% of all Exam Notices are from your Freight Forwarder)
.   e. Arrival Notice: is issue by your US Freight Forwarder to importer, to over seeing, unloading from vessel & moving it to your CFS Warehouse / Terminal / Port.    (99% of all Exam Notices are from your Freight Forwarder)
.    f. All importer are  BOUND to  Incoterms (PRE-Arranged  BEFORE leaving foreign port). To understand why/who importer MUST pay,  BEFORE/After/DURING  shipping,  you MUST review  Incoterms & contact ISSUER of  Bill-of-Lading.
.   g. Bill-of-Lading (aka / ie: Bill-of-Sale) =  Arrival Notice =  Shipping  Terms =  Manufacturer  Contract  Agreement / (shipping agreement,  shipping timing of payment,  title to your shipment, other provisions & etc.)
.   h. Customs Broker = Messenger between US Customs & Importer ONLY:  To transmits importer info/documents, way it was received from you & your-vendors  to US customs.   Federal Court Case / US Attorney’s (click here)
.    i. Customs Broker = is NOT a Messenger between you & your-vendors  (Factory/ Supplier/ Forwarder/ Warehouse/ Shipping-company/ Exam-Site, US Agencies & etc.) Importer is RESPONSIBLE for all Laws/Liable/fees/retroactive.
.    j. IF Exam (VACIS, NII, X-Ray, IBET, Tailgate, MET & ETC.) are done,  Exam-Site will forward the Invoice to your Forwarder.  Exam fee will be add it to your NEW Revise Arrival Notice  from your Forwarder.  (99% of the time).
.   k. IF Exam (CET Exam,  A-TCET Exam,  Intensive Exam/Stop Sign, IPR, Tailgate,  Emergency Action Notifications &  ETC,), your Exam-Site will be Notify you & broker,  Importer MUST pay DIRECTLY to exam site. (100% of the time).
.    l. For US Customs/DHS/Agencies to  Examining  Cargo/Containers  is More  Important than  Scanning  Emails.   Container/Shipment could contain, almost anything, such as:  ("Terrorism's  Trojan  Horse  Attack"  and  OTHERS.)

10. All importer are BOUND to Incoterms (PRE-Arranged  BEFORE leaving foreign port). To understand why/who importer MUST pay, BEFORE/After/DURING  shipping, you MUST review Incoterms/ICC/UNCITRAL & contact  ISSUER of
.     Bill-of-Lading. Customs Broker is Messenger between US Customs & you, ONLY.  To transmits importer info/documents, way it was received from you & your-vendors, to US customs.  Federal Court Case/US Attorney’s (click here)
.     Normally, there are 10 party involved with 9 Vendors  PAYMENT or MORE: (1.  You/importer) (2.  Your Factory/Supplier)   (3.  ISSUER of  Bill-of-Lading / shippER/ LOADER to Vessel/ aka: Your FOREIGN Forwarder/trucking & ETC.)
.     (4.  Cargo  Insurance/maritime law /all risk / total lost)  (5.  ISF Filing / SEA Only)  (6.  Customs Clearing Entry Filing)  (7.  ISSUER of  Arrival Notice LCL / US Forwarder/ Unloader from vessel & moving it to CFS warehouse payment)
.     / Arrival Notice FULL Container / UN-loader at port payment)  (8.  CFS warehouse payment / LCL shipment)  (9.  US Customs Exam fee)  (10.  Domestic trucking arrangement payment or  Pick-up your shipment YOURSELF) (11. etc)

11. Please pay all your vendors directly (ASAP), to AVOID Our +$50 reimbursement service fee  +$47.50 Fed-ex over night.  IF you received Original-Bill-of-Lading/OBL (click here), IF Amend/up-dating your Entry Filing (click here $$)

12. After/before Customs Clearing Entry is done & paid: if you need Trucking arrangement from us,  to PICK-UP your Shipment?,  your US Freight Forwarder agent fee (if any),  your Warehouse fee (if any) &  Exam fee (if any)

13. After/before receiving your shipment, if missing/damage/Etc, contact YOUR  Supplier/Factory,  Trucker,  Arrival Notice/Carrier/shipping-co,  Warehouse / Seaport Terminal / AirLine &  Cargo Insurance(maritime law/all-risk/total-lost)

14. If you received any documents from anyone, relating to this shipment, please forward all the email, ASAP.  Final Ruling by  US Customs/agencies for  ISF Filing (part 1-2) is  6 years  &  for Customs Entry filing (part 2-2)  is  5 years.




NOTES: (Below is Very important information !!!!!!!!!, please READ IMMEDIATELY   !!!!!!!!!!!)  
1. BEFORE you import, check your HTC/HTS/Harmonized-Tariff-Code (Duty) classifications &  Anti Dumping Duty (ADD)  & Countervailing Duty (CVD) / Trade.gov / directory  & Etc Importer is responsible
.   for the all classifications  of their own goods. Our HTC Classification, Customs Entries Filing, ISF filing, email(attach), fax, over-the-phone & etc are ONLY Advisory  and NOT binding.  US Customs can
.   REclassify your shipment as SUBJECT-to: (FDA, USDA, FWS, any US Government Agencies, ADD / CVD, Hazard, Trademark, Patent,  Recall & Etc.), before/after you have receive(d) shipment, up-to 5 years.
.   & (click here) (click here) for details. (click here for SUBJECT-to submission fee & etc fees)    ALSO, US Customs/Government Action WITH-OUT Notification BackDated Duty/Tax  (click here) for samples
2.  It's your/importer/consignee responsibility to let us/US Customs know if shipment is subject to any FDA, USDA, Lacey-Act, FWS,  any US Government Agencies,  ADD / CVD, Hazard & etc.  9 days before
.    your shipment in US port, also MUST be cleared (submitted) by Local Broker.   We only submit documents (invoice, packing-list, Bill-of-Lading/BL, Arrival Notice & relating documents) to US Customs,
.    on-your-behalf.  Please disclose all info on your Documents & forward all documents to us.  NOTE: Only Documents can be given to US Customs is document we received from you.  
4. IF FDA related, In some cases, CBP will release the shipment, but there is still FDA hold on it.  You could pick-up your shipment, but can NOT be sold or altered until FDA hold is lifted.  
.    FDA will send notification when you could use or sell or if the shipment must be returned to your vendor or it must be destroyed at importer expense (could cost $100's & $1,000's) &/or
.    refusal documents could be issued by FDA. (click here) sample of FDA Action Notice of Destroyed before shipment is release & (click here) sample of FDA telling you to returned back to
.    FDA facility location (all this could take 4 weeks from FDA to notify you). (click here) sample of CBP from 3499/to Destroyed & (click here) sample Destroyed invoice This applies to all other
.    US Government agency, such as FDA/ATF/TTB/DOT/EPA/USDA  & Etc.   Also, USDA/CBP could issue Emergency Action Notifications to re-export or to have fumigation done in US
5. Details about US Customs & Import  requirements (click here) & (click here).    IF YOU RECEIVED AN EXAM(s) NOTICE (CLICK HERE)  / (Be  aware  of  scam  hijack  emails  &  OTHER  scams).
6. You/Importer is Responsible for all fees and are subject to the rules of US Customs as well as federal, state, city, local laws and following-up with us. (click here) & (click here) (click here)
7. US Customs Reserves rights to exam your shipment ANYTIME ANYWHERE even after you have received  Customs Release (7501, 3461 or 3299,  DO/ DAD).  Also, Change/Amend duty/tax on your past  
.    shipment, up-to 5 years back. (click here) & (click here) (click here) for details.     ALSO, US Customs/Government Action WITH-OUT Notification BackDated Duty/Tax  (click here) for samples.
8. Ask your factory/supplier to do Telex Release on your shipments, IF you do receive Original-Bill-of-Lading/OBL, Sign OBL (any spot) & Mail the OBL to your US Freight Forwarder, ASAP
.   And you MUST pre-pay all fees, trucking fees, warehouse fees, freight forwarder arrival notice fees, Customs Clearing fees, ISF filing Fees, Bonds fees, Exams fees & ETC.  
9. Continuous Import Bond will Eliminate Single ISF Bond fees & some of Single Entry Bond fees, for Next 365 days, (click here) to apply
10. There are two parts for Sea Shipment, ISF Filing & Customs Clearing Entry filing (click here), for Air shipment (click here), International Trucking (click here) / Domestic Trucking (click here)
11. As your Customs Clearing Arrangement Agent, we will be invoicing for you  ISF Filing related fees  &  Customs Clearing related fees,   BUT you may also paying (your vendors): US Customs Bonded.
.
     Warehouse/Container Freight Station Warehouse fees (CFS Warehouse fees),  Trucking Arrangement fees,  Freight Forwarder = (LCL Arrival Notice / Full Arrival Notice / Freight Released fee),
.      US Sea Port fees/US Airport fees, EXAMS fees, US Customs,  Other Government Agencies and other private agencies fees who are involved with your shipment(s) arrangement, all are SEPARATE charges.
.      All our ISF & Customs Entry Filing info are on our website & CBP website, but, if need a personal training/course, cost is $2500 a day &/or our/broker retainer fee is $500 per hour.  Training course is conceded
.      with our YEARS of our acknowledgements. Other than that, don't except us to be on the phone with you all days/hours. Importers are Responsible for all fees, US Laws & International Laws (cbp.gov)
12. BEFORE Customs Clearing document  Customs Release (CBP form 7501 Entry Summary,  CBP form 3461 or  3299  Entry/Immediate Delivery,   Pick Up Order (AKA: DAD / DO)    &   IF any, ABI report)
.     &  IF any, File Notes Listing (ABI Report) can be released to you, Our Trucking Arrangement invoice, Customs Clearing Invoice & ISF invoice & all our arrangement Related Service(s) Fees MUST be Pre-paid.
.     You/Importer/consignee is fully responsible for all actions of payment, Before paying us,  consignee MUST verify payment method & amount of payment,  such as our bank account#, western-union account,
.     check payable to & etc,.  You/Importer/Consignee communication is valid, ONLY IF, consignee is contacting us from list of our email & phone# on our website ( http://uscustomsclearing.com/contactus.html ).
.     Warning: Be  aware  of  scam  hijack  emails  &  OTHER  scams.  Payment can be made by company or personal check (if invoice is lower than $300), made payable to  US Customs Clearing &  SCANNED-email to
.     ( info@uscustomsclearing.com ) /  Fax (424) 702-3262 a check copy.   BEFORE mailing the original check to 2018 Pacific Coast Hwy #201,  City of Lomita, CA. 90717. As we receive your emailed/faxed in
.     check,  we will be electronically scanning (depositing) the check to our bank.  Otherwise, payment MUST be with Wire-Transfer or Direct-Deposit-to-Our-Bank or Western-Union   (NO credit-card,
.     NO money-order, NO cashiers-check, NO bank-e-check, NO-other ).  All payment MUST be cleared with our bank & our accounting office +US Customs (if any) +all US Government Agencies (if any)
.     +Etc.(if any).  IF payment is NOT receive in full amount with wire fee & etc. fees,  NO document will release to consignee.  Consignee/Importer MUST bear any expense involved payments. (click here)
13. IF your shipment is full container we will be pre-invoicing you & If LCL shipment is $300 duty/tax or over, we will be pre-invoicing you, all the customs clearing fees, this must be pre-paid.
14. After your LCL shipment has been released by US Customs/us & by US Freight Forwarder/Shipping company, please call your US-Customs-Bonded-Warehouse before the pick-up.
.      Warehouse info will be at your (Customs Release (7501, 3461,  DO/ DAD).) &  # 14 (LOCATION OF GOODS-CODE NAME(S)/US Customs Bonded Warehouse. Sample of Warehouse fees.
15. IF your LCL shipment, IF your shipment is NOT picked-up on time/date as it stated in your Arrival Notice within 4 or 5 days, you will be paying extra storage fees + it will be moved to US
.      Customs Bonded GO (General Order Warehouse) & you/importer will be paying GO fees + other extra fees. Please contact your freight forwarder & warehouse for details regarding the
.      Last Free Day (before storage is incurred daily)    Importers are Responsible before importing any items to US & for all fees  &  US Laws & International Laws (www.cbp.gov)
16. All Full Containers, MUST be picked up by US-Customs-Bonded-Trucking-Company ONLY, from the Port.  Normally, you have 4 or 5 days to pick-up your shipment from the date Port (LOOK Arrival Notice)
.      received your shipment(s), IF pass 5 days, Port will be charging you extra storage/demurrage per day. + Diem charges,  Also, it may go to GO (General Order Warehouse) & ETC fees.
17. For AIR shipments, as it stated in your Air-Way-Bill/AWB, they only give 2 free days (normally), after 2 days, they will charge you extra storage fees + GO (if any).
18. IF you need a Pre-Estimated cost on Truck Arrangement, before your shipment is in US contact us with Pound/LB for each pallet & how many pallets or container size (20/40) & LBS
19. IF THIS IS HOME/HOUSE/APARTMENT (RESIDENTIAL) DELIVERY: TRUCKER WILL CHARGE $150 TO $500 or MORE.  In most cities, trucks are NOT allowed on residential streets.
.      Trucker could/may only drop-off your shipment blocks(sidewalk) away from your residential. City could assess fines to you/receiver of shipment up to $10,000, per shipment/container
.      IF any parking ticket(s) while waiting to unload or load your shipment(s) or any other fines trucker received, you/importer MUST pay full amount in Cash, to Trucker (Before unloading).  
20. For all shipments, we strongly recommend you to get a DOOR to DOOR ALL RISK cargo insurance from your International Freight Forwarder/shipping to cover damage to your shipment.
.      If you don't have cargo insurance to your shipment & if your shipment is damaged, you will NOT be able to claim any damage claim.  But, IF you do have a cargo insurance & if your shipment
.      is damaged, you MUST Contact Your  International Freight Forwarder / Shipping company (info at your BL) within 24 hours from time you received your shipment with details report and
.      pictures, if NOT you will NOT be able to claim any. (click here for details Insurance) & (click here Shipping Terms ). (MUST purchase insurance before it leaves foreign port).  
21. To AVOID Our reimbursement Service Fees (CLICK HERE).  We are NOT a payment center for all your Vendors, we are here to clear your shipment with US Customs ONLY
22. IF your/importer/consignee shipment is detained/hold by US Customs/CBP &/or any other US Government Agencies, there is NO pro-rate &  NO refunds & NO cancellation on any Monies.
23. All our service arrangement is NO pro-rate &  NO refunds & NO cancellation on any services/payments. All Premiums/fees Fully Earned. Consignee MUST pay full amount of our services & US Gov. fees
.      Also, if Bond(s) &/or any of our service(s) / arrangement are refused to importer/consignee, NO expilations/reasons/causes is given to you/importer/consignee, just a refusal is given ONLY.
24. ONLY, You/Importer/Consignee is responsible for submitting all the correct (above) documents & in a timely manner, and to keep track of your shipment.  
25. BEFORE any shipment arrangement, you should negotiate your shipping terms with your supplier/factory & shipping company (click here) for shipping glossary, otherwise you will be  
.      paying each of your vendors. Such as Foreign-Freight-Forwarder, Foreign-in-land-Trucking, Foreign-Warehouse, US-Freight-Forwarder, US-Warehouse, US-Trucking, US-Port  & ETC ETC.
26. We reserve the right to refuse any service(s) to Consignee/Importer, anyone, any-reason, anywhere anytime, any-point, any place with-out notice & with-out  NO pro-rate and  NO refunds.
.      Especially we find any rude comments/behavior/disruptive from you/consignee & wasting our time (called more then 3 times &/or email us more then 3 times for same subjects) & Etc.
.      Also, IF when, we refused our service to any you/importer/consignee, NO expilations/reasons/causes will be given to you/importer/consignee, just a refusal is given ONLY.
27. By you replying to this reference/contents email  or viewing this page, you are agreeing, you have read, understand and accept the terms/conditions on our website & this email.
28. Our website/email/said is for Reference use only and all our Services are Arrangements only. There are NO guarantees/warranty on all our services/arrangements. Up-to-date Disclaimer/Terms (click here)

If you have any questions please
call 213-270-1930,   email,   review www.uscustomsclearing.com   &   www.cbp.gov  &  www.usa.gov/Agencies.shtml  Click on all Color (Blue/Red/Purple) Links for details.
*** BELOW are ISF filing, 24 hours BEFORE your shipment is about to leave foreign port,    
*** BUT if you are filing ISF, 23 hours & 59 minutes BEFORE your shipment is about to leave foreign port   or   HAS left foreign port (click here).   If you have any questions please call (213-270-1930) or email.