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CSMS #19-000063
   
  Title: ISF-5 ENFORCEMENT
  Date: 2/12/2019 10:32:42 AM
  To: Automated Broker Interface, ACE Portal Accounts, Ocean Manifest
 
 
   
 
CBP published a rule on April 12, 2018 (effective May 14, 2018) which expanded the definition 
of Importer Security Filing (ISF) Importer for certain types of shipments.  The changes were necessary to ensure that the ISF Importer included parties that have a commercial interest in the cargo and have best access to the required data.  

CBP is ending its delayed enforcement period for ISF-5 violations and will begin issuing liquidated damages claims for violations of the ISF-5 requirements on March 15, 2019.  Please ensure that you are in compliance before that time.