Importing into the USA

How to fill out a CF7533 U.S. Inward Cargo Manifest

Attached you will find the instructions on how to fill out a CF7533 Inward Cargo Manifest as well as a fillable PDF. If you have any questions on these forms, please contact A & A! 1.800.663.4270

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Step by step to crossing the border into the U.S. from Canada for commercial exporters

Once you have a shipment to ready to Import into the USA, please do the following 1) Send completed US Customs Invoice to docs@aacbusa.com for review and processing 2) A & A will review your documents an...

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Importing food products into the USA

A & A is an expert in handling food products into the USA. Food products are highly regulated by the FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration, so the paperwork and reporting requirements are a bit more stri...

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Which Port of Entry can the US team do a Single Entry Bond?

The US team can do a Single Entry Bond in Blaine, Sumas, and Oroville.

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What is the role of a US Customs Broker?

The role of a US Customs Broker is that they work on behalf of you the importer, to facilitate the US Customs clearance of personal and commercials goods into the United States. Customs Brokers are highly regul...

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What is the role of US Customs and Border Protection?

The role of US Customs and Border Protection is to: 1) Facilitate trade to/from the United States 2) Secure the United States from Acts of Terrorism 3) Collect duties, taxes and fees 4) Enforce Trade Laws relat...

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How do I avoid delays and penalties when importing into the United States?

In order to avoid delays and penalties you must: Ensure documentation is complete, legible and detailed. Ensure goods are properly market with Country of Origin. Ensure goods meet OGA requirements - FDA,...

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Why do I need a U.S. Customs bond to import into the U.S.?

U.S. Customs requires that all shipments are covered by a bond, whether it is a single transaction bond or a yearly (continuous) bond. Clients importing regularly will benefit from the cost savings of a continu...

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How do you complete a U.S. Corporate Power of Attorney?

The Corporate Power of Attorney must be filled out with the correct company name. If bonded with Customs the Customs Bond Name will be the legal company name and should be reflected on the Power of Attorney. If...

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What are the most common types of entries in the United States?

Formal Entry: Non - U.S. goods valued over $2,500.00. U.S. goods valued over $10,000.00 All articles regulated by the Food & Drug Administration Information Entries: Goods valued under $2,500....

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