Customs City Global Solutions Inc.|eCommerce Customs Compliance Platform-CBP Rule to Require Advanced Electronic Information Filling for International Mail

Customs and Border Protection is expected to publish in the Federal Register its interim final rule mandating the advance electronic information for international mail shipments on March 15, 2021.

Customs City Global Solutions Inc.|eCommerce Customs Compliance Platform-CBP Rule to Require Advanced Electronic Information Filling for International Mail

The interim final rule (IFR) was signed by DHS Secretary Mayorkas on Feb. 26, announcing regulations that allow CBP to implement provisions in the Synthetics Trafficking and Overdose Prevention (STOP) Act enacted in October 2018. These regulations will strengthen the sharing of advance electronic data (AED) between the U.S. Postal Service and CBP for packages and mail.

Customs City Global Solutions Inc.|eCommerce Customs Compliance Platform-CBP Rule to Require Advanced Electronic Information Filling for International Mail

The IFR amends CBP’s regulations of mail imports to establish a mandatory AED program (Advance Electronic Data) for certain inbound mail shipments. These regulations are expected to enhance CBP’s ability to conduct targets and risk assessments of inbound mail containing dangerous narcotics, counterfeit goods, and illicit biological matter.

Customs City Global Solutions Inc.|eCommerce Customs Compliance Platform-CBP Rule to Require Advanced Electronic Information Filling for International Mail

Specifically, CBP expects regulations to help “disrupt the flow of illicit supply chains that exploit the postal environment and will reduce shipments of illicit fentanyl and other dangerous goods from entering the country.

Book a Free Consultation Today

Recent Blogs

Customs City Global Solutions Inc.|eCommerce Customs Compliance Platform-Section 321 Type 86 FAQ

Section 321 Type 86 FAQ

Entry Type 86 is a voluntary test that is usually filed by a customs broker appointed by the owner, purchaser, or consignee. To qualify for

Stay Connected

Get Customs City news
delivered to your
inbox.

NEWSLETTER

Customs City Global Solutions Inc.|eCommerce Customs Compliance Platform-CBP Rule to Require Advanced Electronic Information Filling for International Mail