9801

Questiona and answers about 9801

  • 9801 question

    QUESTION: I’m importing a US origin scope to the USA for calibration, and then export back to the owner in France.  Question:  Does “calibration” fall into “repair, alteration OR THE LIKE” in the context of 9801 10 12?    If not then it would be under 9801 00 10 90 (as the item is classified in […]

  • US GOODS RETURNED FROM CANADA

    QUESTION: I have a scenario/ question about US Goods returned from Canada. A company exported a US Good they made to their Canadian company 2 years ago for $50. The Canadian company stores the part for the past 2 years and has not done anything with this part other than hold it in their facility. […]

  • US GOODS RETURNED SCENARIO

    QUESTION: We manufacture an item here in the United States.  It is “manufactured in the United States of US and foreign Materials”.  Upon export we claimed this as origin US.  This is marked with the previous statement. This is being returned to us for repairs.  What do we claim as origin for the return for […]

  • 9801 CLAIM SCENARIO

    QUESTION: We purchased goods from multiples vendors with different country of origin, shipped to our US distribution center. We are not the importer of record. We moved purchased goods to our Mexico facility for storage. When bringing it back to the US, can we claim 9801? ========== Answers: Yes, as long as the items are […]

  • 9801 IMPORT TRACKING PROGRAM

    QUESTION: Does anyone have a process for tracking inventory associated with 9801 claims (ie. linking the original import and then subsequent export and associated documents to the current entry with the 9801 claim)? We are importing Chinese Origin items into the US and paying duty and taxes at time of import. We then export the […]

  • Question on using 9801

    QUESTION: In review of documents required for using 9801 for imports, I found two documents that explain the requirements. The FAQ on CBP website (updated 6-10-19) states that only the CBP Form 311 is required and the Customs bulletin (dated 1-31-17) states other documents are required and the Form 311 is for aircraft parts for […]

  • 9801.00.2000

    QUESTION: We have goods imported to the US from Asia; duties paid. Then we export the goods to Mexico for storage, not advanced or improved. When we re-import the goods from Mexico to the US under 9801.00.2000; the values of the goods is $11,500 (we paid to the Asia vendor) and the warehousing and handling […]

  • INFORMAL RETURNED US GOODS ENTRIES

    QUESTION: 9801 Informal vs Formal entries.  19 CFR 10.1 states the manufacturer’s affidavit (MA) and foreign shipper’s declaration (FSD) are only required to be filed for shipments valued over $2,500.  Additionally, for shipments valued over $2,500 the MA must be signed by a president, VP, secretary, or treasurer of the corporation, or may be signed […]

  • 9801 VS 9813

    QUESTION: I have (dutiable) US origin goods entering the USA to be repaired and returned to the foreign country. Can I simply use 9801.00.10 instead of 9813.00.05 TIB? =========== Answer: Yes

  • Component Returns under 9801

    QUESTION: A finished machine is exported from the US. No Drawback is claimed. Within a few months the customer sends a faulty component of the finished machine back to the US. The component could then be repaired and sent back. Or a replacement could be sent to the customer. We understand the various 9801 suffixes […]

  • 9801 claim

    QUESTION: Can we claim 9801 with the part number change?  It is the same part, but just put through testing.  If so, what do we use for back up?  The foreign shippers dec would show part 556, but the certificate of origin from the supplier will show part 555 which is a contradiction. ========== Answers: […]

  • 9801 Foreign Articles Exported and Returned w/o Advance in Value

    QUESTION: Is it possible to re-import items duty free, that are foreign made items purchased from our suppliers – which we exported to a foreign location and now the foreign party wants to return them to us for credit?  We were not the original importer into the U.S.  Can we avoid duty using proof of […]