Cbp Form 7523

CBP Form 7523 is more commonly known as the Entry and Manifest of Merchandise Free of Duty, Carrier's Certificate, and Release. The purpose of the form is to bring in merchandise to the United States without paying the required customs fees. Not every situation in which goods are imported will be eligible to use this form. The value of the goods may not exceed $2,500.

What is a CBP Form 7523?

A CBP 7523 form will be used by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and the U.S. Customs and Border Protection branch. It is known as an Entry and Manifest of Merchandise Free of Duty, Carrier’s Certificate, and Release. It is used when goods have been transported to the United State and the importer is claiming free entry for the imported merchandise.
This form will only be able to be used in certain situations. It is important to ask a customs officer which customs form is appropriate for your transport and merchandise. This way, you can ensure you are using the right form when you try to deliver the goods to an American port.
The form will require you to list all your merchandise and goods, so be sure to have a manifest available. You will also need to include information regarding where the goods are being exported from and how long they have be in transit for.

Most Common Uses

A Form 7523 is commonly used by importers of merchandise to declare goods that they are bringing over the United States Border free of duty and not exceeding $2,500 in value.  It is required by the Department of Homeland Security.

How to complete a CBP Form 7523 (Step by Step)

To complete a CBP Form 7523, you must provide the following information:

  • Number
  • Port code
  • Vessel or other conveyance
  • Arrival date
  • Country of exportation
  • Marks and numbers
  • Description, quantity, and value of merchandise
  • HTSUS heading number or P.L. number
  • Name and address of importer of record
  • Agent’s signature
  • Inspector
  • Owner, purchaser, or consignee
  • Signature of inspector
  • Carrier’s signature
  • Agent’s signature

The OMB Approval number for the CBP Form 7523 is 1651-0013, which is required by the Paperwork Reduction Act.

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