Sec 321

  • SEC 321 FOR DIRECT TO CONSUMER IMPORTS

    QUESTION: Has anyone from the membership successfully utilized section 321 for their direct to consumer imports? My organization is currently considering utilizing this means to ship consumer orders from one of our foreign DC’s, but I am on the fence as it would imply making the customer the IOR, and thus putting them as the […]

  • SEC. 321 ENTRY PROCESS

    QUESTION: Since Section 321 shipments are duty free and no customs entry is required, what type of platform does the logistics company use to send the manifest information to CBP and does the logistics company need a continuous bond? If yes, under what legislation is that provided? ************** The broker filing the Type 86 entry […]

  • SEC. 321 IMPORT OVERSIGHT AND CORRECTIONS

    QUESTION: For any import transaction that is eligible for Section 321 processing, our courier broker will send us a request to validate value and authorize before processing as Section 321.  This is in accordance with our SOP.  If there’s an oversight on the brokers side in which case a value was not verified, invoice was […]

  • CNEE RESPONSIBILITY FOR SEC. 321 IMPORTS

    QUESTION: Can anyone point me in the right direction as to where to research the exact responsibilities and liabilities of the ultimate consignee (delivered to) involved in a section 321 entry when the courier is acting as the importer of record? I’m looking specifically for CBP directives, regulations, rulings or any other written definition / […]