With the start date of DHS’ 10+2 security filing rapidly approaching, CBP is hosting trade outreach events in various cities across the country. The events are designed to provide the global trade community with additional information regarding the new Importer Security Filing and Additional Carrier Requirements (10+2) as well as provide a basic understanding of how to fulfill the new requirements. The start date of January 26, 2009 is rapidly approaching so if you live in one of the below cities and are still a little unsure of what to expect, register for one the events here at the CBP’s website.
Cities scheduled for January:
Oakland/Burlingame, CA – Wednesday January 14, 2009
Baltimore, MD – Thursday January 22, 2009
Philadelphia, PA – Friday January 23,2009
Charleston, SC – Wednesday January 28, 2009
Savannah, GA – Thursday January 29, 2009
Cities scheduled for February:
Houston, TX – Wednesday,February 4th, 2009
JFK Area, NY – Thursday, February 5th, 2009
I would also suggest (if you haven’t already) checking with your freight forwarder, customs broker, or anyone else you have designated to handle your ISF filings for specific information on how they plan to comply with the new requirements.