Non Resident Imports

Non Resident Imports

  • CUSTOMS BUSINESS FOR NON-RESIDENT IMPORTER

    QUESTION: I’m a Licensed Customs Broker and employed by a US entity. Our sister company in CA has Non-Resident Importer in the US and they often send shipments DDP to the US.   My questions: – Generally, What can and cannot I do for them? – Can I file  CBP 5106 to name change on […]

  • NON-RESIDENT USPPI

    QUESTION:   A German based company with a 3PL warehouse in Florida, want to ship orders to So/Central America.   They do not have physical presence in the U.S., but do have an EIN number.   Regulations state that the USPPI has to list the address from where the goods are picked up, so would […]

  • QUESTION ON NRI RESPONSIBILITIES

    Question: Scenario: Foreign entity shipping under DDP terms to the US. (IOR number, customs bond and POA with customs broker all in place)   Under CBP “reasonable care” standards, what are the responsibilities of the foreign entity towards having a customs/trade compliance program in place? ************ Answers: The reasonable care standard does not specify a […]

  • NON-RESIDENT IMPORTER

    Question: 1) Does the designated US agent have to be a licensed Customs Broker/brokerage firm… or can it be any company?2) Our sister company is trying to determine if they should pursue the establishment of an NRI in the United States or if they should try and push the importing responsibility directly to their customers.  […]

  • UK NON-RESIDENT PROGRAM

    Question: Does the UK (HMRC) have a Non-Resident Importer program like the USA and Canada? If HMRC does have one, can someone provide what steps needed and the website? ********* Answers: Yes the scheme is called NETP.   Please see the attached link. This will take you to the menu of notices related to this […]

  • NON-RESIDENT IMPORTERS

    Question: Our European owners will be buying raw material from So America, sending it to our US facility free of charge for processing into new and different product and then selling finished product worldwide. Goods are duty free and no FTZ or drawback is considered. Ownership will remain with the EU owners and processing only […]

  • CANADIAN NRI

    I run a fulfillment house, whereby I will pick, pack and distribute goods that are not owned by my company. I provide a service and not engaged in the export or import of the goods owned by my customers. The customers cause the export and import, we merely act as ship to or ship from […]

  • Canada NRI

      Question:   Is there anyone in the Membership who could provide some direction?   What steps need to be taken in order to set up a Canadian company from scratch so they can import and sell in the US from 3rd party storage:   A) if they have an existing US operation   B) […]

  • NRI

    Question:I have come to realize we are a NRI in Canada – because I ‘asked’ the brokers….. much against the answers provided me by Corporate Logistics….and that there are no processes at all  (except in tax to reclaim GST) in place. I am hoping that others have come across this and can help advice ‘where […]

  • NRI and Canadian Entries

    Question: As a defense contractor, we must ship DDP from the USA to our customer the Canadian Armed Forces.  We have had problems with Canadian Brokers being reluctant to process the entries because of potential duty problems.  I feel that the answer is to become a NRI.  However, corporate says that this is a can […]

  • Non Resident Imports Q&A 1

    Our affiliate in Mexico has obtained a importer number and customs bond as a nonresident corporation and has been importing products into a broker’s warehouse in Laredo and subsequently invoicing and distributing the products to automotive OE customers. My concern is that they may not sufficiently understand the US import regulations and record-keeping obligations in […]

  • Non Resident Imports Q&A 2

    We have field service engineers who travel abroad to repair and maintain our equipment. They typically hand carry a set of hand tools and back up software in a tool box to do this work. In 19 CFR 148.53, Exemption for tools of trade, there is a requirement to complete a CF3299 form in order […]