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The new security filing is commonly referred to as "10+2" because it includes the ten data elements that importers must furnish 24 hours before their cargo is laden at the port of export (destined for the United States) and two carrier data elements:
The program has been designed by Customs to help prevent terrorist weapons from being transported to the United States and to meet the requirements of the Security and Accountability for Every Port (SAFE) Act 2006. The purpose of the SAFE Act was for CBP to identify and seek additional data related to the movement of a shipment.
This will only affect ocean imports. The main things to remember is the person/company filing the ISF (Importer Security Filing) must be ABI or AMS and the ISF must be filed 24 hours prior to the vessel sailing! No exceptions.
Are you filing your Importer Security Filing and wondering about its accuracy and timeliness?
Now you can get a report card on how you are doing. Customs is issuing these performance reports to filers only, so if you are not doing your own filing, make sure your filer requests your reports and shares them with you. The filer makes the request by sending an e-mail to Progrss_Report (@) cbp.dhs.gov and must provide the following details: filer's corporate name, filer code used for ISF, point of contact and telephone number, and corporate e-mail address where reports are to be sent.