Background E-Commerce is one of the fastest-growing segments of the American economy and it is not showing any signs of slowing down in the near-term. According to US Customs &Border Protection (CBP), e-commerce refers to low-value (<$800) cleared under section 321 or otherwise known as Type 86. eCommerce is defined as high volume, low-value shipments [...]
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Entry Type 86 is a voluntary entry type for the filing and electronic release of eCommerce shipments that qualify under CBP’s de minimis (<= $800 USD). Shipments qualifying under the CBP de mimimis are also known as Section 321 shipments. Type 86 entries have to be filed by a self-filing importer or customs broker. A [...]
CBP Section 321 Shipment Type To quicken and modernize the import process of low-value shipments (valued less than $800) into the United States, Customs & Border Protection (CBP) has put in place some recommended programs to facilitate the release for e-commerce shipments. All of the Section 321 shipment submission methods are part of the CBP [...]
The United States Customs & Border Protection Agency (CBP) deployed a test of a new informal type of entry on September 28, 2019. The new entry known as “Type 86” covers entry for low-value Section 321 shipments. According to CBP, the entry type is expected to enhance security and safety for imports by offering the [...]