Importer Security Filing “10+2” 

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  • ISF (10) - Importer Security Filing

  • ISF (5) - Importer Security Filing

  • ACE Ocean eManifest + ISF (5)

What is the CBP Importer Security Filing (ISF) Program? Also Known as “10+2”

The Importer Security Filing initiative from CBP requires importers to provide additional advance trade data to CBP.

All import cargo (including FTZ and IT) needs to provide ISF (10) data elements.

● Importer of Record Number (IRS#, SSN)
● Consignee Number (IRS #, SSN, Passport)
● Seller Name & Address
● Buyer Name & Address
● Ship to Party
● Manufacturer (Supplier) Name & Address
● Country of Origin
● Commodity HTS (6-digit level)
● Container Stuffing Location (Flexible Timing up to 24 hours before arrival)
● Consolidator Name & Address (Flexible Timing up to 24 hours before arrival)

All transit cargo (FROB, IE, TE) require the filing of ISF (5) data elements

● Booking Party Name & Address
● Ship to Party
● Commodity HTS (6-digit level)
● Foreign Port of Unlading
● Place of Delivery

ISF “10+2” Best Practices

  • One ISF Importer per Filing
  • One Importer or Record per Filing
  • ISF Filing must be part of the same shipment
  • ISF must be arriving on the same vessel/voyage
  • ISFs are to be submitted at the “lowest” bill of lading level that was submitted in ACE Ocean
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Who Can File ISF (Importer Security Filing)?

  • Importers
  • Freight Forwarders (US or foreign)
  • Customs Brokers
  • Any agent identified by a SCAC code or Filer Code. (CBP can also assign a SCAC code)

What are ISF Flexible Filing Options?

Flexible Range (FR)

A range of data for the Manufacturer, and/or Ship To Party, and/or Country of Origin, and/or Commodity HTSUS number has been provided. In these cases, the ISF must be updated as soon as better information becomes available, but no later than 24 hours prior to arrival.

Flexible Timing (FT)

The Consolidator Name/Address) and/or the Stuffing Location) has not been provided. The ISF must be updated as soon as that information becomes available, but no later than 24 hours prior to arrival.

Flexible Range and Flexible Timing (FX)

A range of data as described in FR has been provided and the Consolidator Name/Address) and/or the Stuffing Location) have not been provided. The ISF must be updated as soon as better information becomes available, but in any event no later than 24 hours prior to arrival.

ISF Price Plans

Pricing is per transaction sent to CBP on a monthly basis. Responses received by CBP and sending updates or deletes to CBP are not charged. ISF counts as a transaction. Download ACE Ocean LOI below and email completed form to [email protected]
  • Select your plan

  • Number of included transactions

    Number of included transactions

  • Average price per transactionAverage price per transaction
  • CBP ResponsesCBP Responses
  • 24/7 Support24/7 Support
  • On-Boarding AssistanceOn-Boarding Assistance
  • No Set-up FeeNo Set-up Fee
  • Free Plan

  • $0

    per month

  • Number of included transactions

    40
  • Average price per transaction0 cents
  • CBP Responses
  • 24/7 Support
  • On-Boarding Assistance
  • No Set-up Fee
  • Grow

  • $49

    per month

  • Number of included transactions

    200
  • Average price per transaction25 cents
  • CBP Responses
  • 24/7 Support
  • On-Boarding Assistance
  • No Set-up Fee
  • Express

  • $99

    per month

  • Number of included transactions

    650
  • Average price per transaction15 cents
  • CBP Responses
  • 24/7 Support
  • On-Boarding Assistance
  • No Set-up Fee
  • Scale

  • $299

    per month

  • Number of included transactions

    3000
  • Average price per transaction10 cents
  • CBP Responses
  • 24/7 Support
  • On-Boarding Assistance
  • No Set-up Fee
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  • Select your plan

  • Number of included transactionsNumber of included transactions
  • Average price per transactionAverage price per transaction
  • CBP ResponsesCBP Responses
  • 24/7 Support24/7 Support
  • On-Boarding AssistanceOn-Boarding Assistance
  • No Set-up FeeNo Set-up Fee
  • Consolidator

  • $499

    per month

  • Number of included transactions10,000
  • Average price per transaction5 cents
  • CBP Responses
  • 24/7 Support
  • On-Boarding Assistance
  • No Set-up Fee
  • Business

  • $999

    per month

  • Number of included transactions25,000
  • Average price per transaction4 cents
  • CBP Responses
  • 24/7 Support
  • On-Boarding Assistance
  • No Set-up Fee
  • Enterprise

  • $1499

    per month

  • Number of included transactions50,000
  • Average price per transaction3 cents
  • CBP Responses
  • 24/7 Support
  • On-Boarding Assistance
  • No Set-up Fee
  • eCommerce

  • $1999

    per month

  • Number of included transactions100,000
  • Average price per transaction2 cents
  • CBP Responses
  • 24/7 Support
  • On-Boarding Assistance
  • No Set-up Fee
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Pricing is per transaction sent to CBP monthly.

Responses received by CBP and sending changes or cancellations to CBP are not charged.

ACE Ocean, ISF, Type 86 count as a transaction.

Download ISF LOI below and email the completed form to [email protected]

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