- Importer of record number. Internal Revenue Service (IRS) number = Employer Identification Number (EIN), Social Security Number (SSN) of the entity liable for payment of all duties and responsible for meeting all statutory and regulatory requirements incurred as a result of importation.The optional identifiers qualifiers for Importer are EIN, SSN.
- Consignee number(s). Internal Revenue Service (IRS) number, Employer Identification Number (EIN), Social Security Number (SSN), or CBP assigned number of the individual(s) or firm(s) in the United States on whose account the merchandise is shipped. It can be the same as Importer. The optional identifier qualifiers for Consignee are EIN, SSN.
- Buyer is the last known entity to whom the goods are sold or agreed to be sold to. For this entity you can supply an Identifier and Identifier qualifier. If not existed you would need to supply name and address instead. The optional identifier qualifiers for Buyer are DUNS or DUNS4.
- Ship to is the first deliver-to party scheduled to physically receive the goods after the goods have been released from customs custody. For this entity you can supply an Identifier and Identifier qualifier. If not existed you would need to supply name and address instead. The optional identifier qualifiers for Buyer are DUNS, DUNS4 or Firms.
- Seller name and address. Name and address of the last known entity by whom the goods are sold or agreed to be sold. If the goods are to be imported otherwise than in pursuance of a purchase, the name and address of the owner of the goods must be provided. (The party required for this element is consistent with the information required on the invoice of imported merchandise. See 19 CFR 141.86(a)(2)).
- Manufacturer name and address. Name and address of the entity that last manufactures, assembles, produces, or grows the commodity or name and address of the supplier of the finished goods in the country from which the goods are leaving. In the alternative, the name and address of the supplier.
- Consolidator (stuffer) name and address. Name and address of the party who stuffed the container or arranged for the stuffing of the container. For bulk shipments, the name and address of the party who made the goods ‘‘ship ready’’ or the party who arranged for the goods to be made ‘‘ship ready’’ must be provided.
- Container stuffing location. Name and address(es) of the physical location(s) where the goods were stuffed into the container. For bulk shipments, the name and address(es) of the physical location(s) where the goods were made ‘‘ship ready’’ must be provided.
It is required to fill HTS code per each Manufacturer.
Commodity HTSUS number. Duty /statistical reporting number under which the article is classified in the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS). The HTSUS number is required to be provided to the six-digit level. The HTSUS number may be provided up to the 10-digit level.
Country of origin. Country of manufacture, production, or growth of the article, based upon the import laws, rules and regulations of the United States (Filled when adding HTS numbers per each).
Continuous - meaning the Importer is recognized by CBP and can keep shipping.
Single - Import purchasing Bond per each action - per ISF, per Entry Summary and so on.
Has to fill out the surety company code and bond reference number for each additional
Shipment Info :
Shipment info will include ocean bill of lading. Bill of Lading is provided by Carrier. If the shipment is used only by one company it will be Master Bill of Lading = Ocean Bill of Lading, but if there are additional companies sending with you you will get a House Bill of lading.
In case the shipping documents state AMS number, that is the number required for filing the ISF.