This form is used by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and the U.S. Customs and Border Protection. This particular form is known as the Application for Identification Card. Someone will use this form if they need a United States identification card for something like a job or other government application.
Personal identifying information is needed to fully complete this form. Leaving out information may result in the application being unable to be processed. It is best to list as much info as possible, including full name, address, contact information, and physically identifying info. This will ensure your application is accurate and complete, which can help it be processed faster.
The CBP Form 3078 is typically used to apply for identification from the U.S. Customs and Border Protection by a cartman/lighterman, broker’s employee, CBP security area identification, warehouse officer or employee, container station employee, foreign trade zone employee, or CES employee.
A CBP Form Number 3078 contains sections for personal identifying information, employment history, military service history, past residences, past convictions, past drug usage, and certification that you are providing true and complete information in good faith.
To complete the CBP Form 3078, you need to provide:
The Paperwork Reduction Act mandates that the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) must tell you the purpose of this collection of information, how it will use it, and whether you have to provide it. CBP Form 3078 is used by licensed cartmen or lightermen or their employees to apply for a CBP identification card, which is required to retain or obtain a benefit. The estimated average burden time associated with filling out this form is 17 min. The OMB approval number/OMB control number for this information collection is 1651-0008.
CBP is requesting the information to conduct a background investigation to determine whether the applicant meets the criteria required for issuance of an information card.