Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico

  • US TO PR SHIPMENTS

    OT Fact Sheet: Origin Certification Requirements QUESTION: Are goods shipped from the U.S. to Puerto Rico in the following scenario subject to the SUT (Sales and Use Tax) of Puerto Rico: U.S. entity ships goods to a third-party warehouse in Puerto Rico. No sale is made. U.S entity retains title to the goods until they […]

  • Shipments to Puerto Rico

    QUESTION: On occasion we need to send IT (laptops, servers, etc.) or security equipment (card readers, cameras) to our division in Puerto Rico.  We have found various answers about ECCN and want to firm up a process.  From what we have researched, we do NOT need to provide an ECCN when shipping to PR, correct? […]

  • Answers to Question on shipments to Puerto Rico

    QUESTION: On occasion we need to send IT (laptops, servers, etc.) or security equipment (card readers, cameras) to our division in Puerto Rico.  We have found various answers about ECCN and want to firm up a process.  From what we have researched, we do NOT need to provide an ECCN when shipping to PR, correct? […]

  • EEI FILING FOR PUERTO RICO

    QUESTION: Looking to the members for guidance or best business practice to file EEI on Puerto Rico transactions.  There are 2 scenarios and in each scenario Company B selects the Freight Forwarder and EEI is filed by Company B or Freight Forwarder 1.      Company A in the US sells and ships to Company B in Puerto […]

  • SHIPPING US TO PUERTO RICO

    QUESTION: US to Puerto Rico, new sales and a bit unique in that it is a US Territory… Circumstances: -US produced & COO product -Ships from US, to Puerto Rico -Any mode -DOC/EAR good, NLR to most all countries Questions for Best in Class program, *any available regulation references to below would be much appreciated! […]

  • SHIPPING US TO PUERTO RICO

    QUESTION: US to Puerto Rico, new sales and a bit unique in that it is a US Territory… Circumstances: -US produced & COO product -Ships from US, to Puerto Rico -Any mode -DOC/EAR good, NLR to most all countries Questions for Best in Class program, *any available regulation references to below would be much appreciated! […]

  • RPS SCREENING FOR PUERTO RICO

    QUESTION: We are in the process of automating our denied party screening for exports.  Our company regularly ships to Puerto Rico, which is technically not considered an export but does require EEI filing.  Is real-time denied party screening required for exports to PR?  Is there anything in the CFR or any supporting literature? ========== Answers: […]

  • SHIPPING TO PUERTO RICO

    QUESTION: Does anyone have a policy or guidelines they are willing to share with respect to shipping to Puerto Rico where my company is not a registered entity? ========== Shipping to Puerto Rico is no different than other domestic shipments, with the exception you file the export declaration for census purposes. ==========

  • INCOTERMS TO P.R.

    Question: As shipments between the U.S. mainland and Puerto Rico are regarded domestic, except for the trade stats purposes, I wonder what the official guidance on the applicability of Incoterms to these types of shipments is. Is the proper way to use Incoterms or the North American shipping terms instead? ************ Answers: Incoterms 2010 are applicable to domestic shipments. The subtitle of […]

  • SHIPPING FROM PUERTO RICO

    Question: If we send shipments out of Puerto Rico to other Insular Possessions or Islands, it’s my understanding that these shipments are under the same U.S. export regulations as if they were shipped from the states, is this right? If we ship from the United States to an Insular Possession, it’s my understanding that these […]

  • PR COUNTRY OF ORIGIN

    Question: Are there companies out there listing Puerto Rico as the country of origin on their products rather than United States? If so, has there been resistance from other countries to accept that terminology? Has U.S. Customs questioned why Puerto Rico was named vs. United States? What is your rationale for doing so? I do […]

  • SHIPMENT TO PUERTO RICO FROM KS

    Question: We are an importer and also export products to our stores at Puerto Rico (PR). We combined our import goods and some domestic products and export to PR. We are not sure whether we need to classify all products when we export to PR.