Subpart A-General Requirements


30.34 Return of exported cargo to the United

States prior to reaching its final destina

tion. 30.35—30.36 (Reserved] 30.37 Exceptions from the requirement for

reporting complete commodity detail on

the Shipper's Export Declaration. 30.38 [Reserved) 30.39 Authorization for reporting statistical

information other than by means of individual Shipper's Export Declarations

filed for each shipment. 30.40 Single declaration for multiple con

signees. 30.41 “Split shipments" by air.

Subpart D-Exemptions from the require

ments for the Filing of Shipper's Export Declarations

Sec. 30.1 General statement of requirement for

Shipper's Export Declarations. 30.2 Related export control requirements. 30.3 Shipper's Export Declaration forms. 30.4 Preparation and signature of Shipper's

Export Declarations. 30.5 Number of copies of Shipper's Export

Declaration required. 30.6 Requirements as to separate Shipper's

Export Declarations. 30.7 Information required on Shipper's Ex

port Declarations. 30.8 Additional information required on

Shipper's Export Declaration for In

Transit Goods (Form 7513). 30.9 Requirements for separation and align

ment of items on Shipper's Export Dec

larations. 30.10 Continuation sheets for Shipper's Ex

port Declaration. 30.11 Authority to require production of

documents. 30.12 Time and place Shipper's Export Dec

larations required to be presented. 30.13—30.14 [Reserved] 30.15 Procedure for presentation of declara

tions covering shipments from an inte

rior point. 30.16 Corrections to Shipper's Export Dec


30.50 Procedure for shipments exempt from

the requirements for Shipper's Export

Declarations. 30.51 Government shipments not generally

exempt. 30.52 Special exemptions for shipments to

the U.S. armed services. 30.53 Special exemptions for certain ship

ments to U.S. Government agencies and

employees. 30.54 Special exemptions for mail ship

ments. 30.55 Miscellaneous exemptions. 30.56 Conditional exemptions. 30.57 Information on export declarations for

shipments of types of goods covered by

830.56 not conditionally exempt. 30.58 Exemption for shipments from the

United States to Canada.

Subpart E-Electronic

E-Electronic Filing Requirements-Shipper's Export Information

Subpart B-General Requirements

Exporting Carriers 30.20 General statement of requirement for

the filing of manifests and Shipper's Ex

port Declarations by carriers. 30.21 Requirements for the filing of mani

fests. 30.22 Requirements for the filing of Ship

per's Export Declarations by departing

carriers. 30.23 Requirements for the filing of Ship

per's Export Declarations by pipeline

carriers. 30.24 Clearance or departure of carriers

under bond on incomplete manifest or

Shipper's Export Declarations. Subpart C-Special Provisions Applicable

Under Particular Circumstances

30.60 General requirements for filing export

and manifest data electronically using

the Automated Export System (AES). 30.61 Electronic filing options. 30.62 AES Certification, qualifications, and

standards. 30.63 Information required to be reported

electronically through AES (data ele

ments). 30.64 Transmitting and correcting AES in

formation. 30.65 Annotating the proper exemption leg

ends for shipments transmitted elec

tronically. 30.66 Recordkeeping and documentation re


30.30 Values for certain types of trans

actions. 30.31 Identification of certain nonstatistical

and other unusual transactions. 30.32 [Reserved] 30.33 Vessels, planes, cargo vans, and other

carriers and containers sold foreign.

Subpart F-General Requirements


30.70 Statistical information required on

import entries.

Subpart G-Special Provisions for Particular

Types of Import Transactions 30.80 Imports from Canada. 30.81 Imports of merchandise into Guam. 30.82 Identification of U.S. merchandise re

turned for repair and reexport. 30.83 Statistical copy of mail and informal


Subpart H-General Administrative


30.90 Confidential information, import en

tries and withdrawals. 30.91 Confidential information, Shipper's

Export Declarations. 30.92 Statistical classification schedules. 30.93 Emergency exceptions. 30.94 Instructions to Customs. 30.95 Penalties for violations. 30.99 OMB control numbers assigned pursu

ant to the Paperwork Reduction Act. APPENDIX A TO PART 30FORMAT FOR LETTER





FILING CODES AUTHORITY: 5 U.S.C. 301; 13 U.S.C. 301-307; Reorganization Plan No. 5 of 1950 (3 CFR 1949–1953 Comp., p. 1004), Department of Commerce Organization Order No. 35–2A, August 4, 1975, 40 FR 42765.

SOURCE: 41 FR 9134, Mar. 3, 1976, unless otherwise noted.

NOTE: The term “Customs Director" or “District Director of Customs” as used in this part 30 means the Regional Commissioner of Customs if the transaction is at the port of New York City; the district director of customs if at the headquarters port of a customs district other than New York City; and the customs officer in charge of the port if at a nonheadquarters port.

(1) To foreign countries or areas, including Foreign Trade Zones located therein, (see $30.58 for exemptions for shipments from the United States to Canada) from any of the following:

(i) The United States, including the 50 States and the District of Columbia.

(ii) Puerto Rico.

(iii) Foreign Trade Zones in the United States or Puerto Rico.

(iv) The Virgin Islands of the United States.

(2) Between nonforeign areas as specified below then: 1

(i) To Puerto Rico from the United States.

(ii) To the United States from Puerto Rico.

(iii) To the Virgin Islands of the United States from the United States or Puerto Rico.

(b) Shipper's Export Declarations shall be filed for merchandise moving as described above regardless of the method of transportation. Instructions for the filing of Shipper's Export Declarations for vessels, aircraft, railway cars, etc., when sold foreign appear in $ 30.33. Exemptions from these requirements and exceptions to some of the provisions of these regulations for particular types of transactions will be found in subparts C and D of this part.

(c) In lieu of filing paper Shipper's Export Declarations as provided elsewhere in this section, exporters or their authorized agents have the option to file shipper's export information electronically, as provided in subpart E of this part. The Electronic filing requirements for filing shipper's export declaration information are contained in subpart E of this part, Electronic Filing Requirements-Shipper's Export Information.

Subpart A-General Requirements-Exporters

(41 FR 9134, Mar. 3, 1976, as amended at 41 FR 29374, July 16, 1976; 41 FR 42645, Sept. 28, 1976; 50 FR 13017, Apr. 2, 1985; 55 FR 49615, Nov. 30, 1990; 64 FR 40976, July 28, 1999]

830.1 General statement of require

ment for Shipper's Export Declara

tions. (a) Shipper's Export Declarations shall be filed by exporters or their agents in accordance with the definitions, specifications, and requirements of these regulations for all commodities, gold and silver, except as specifically exempted herein, shipped as follows:

1 Shipper's Export Declarations are not required for shipments from the United States or Puerto Rico to the United States Possessions, except to the Virgin Islands of the United States, or from a U.S. Possession destined to the United States, Puerto Rico, or another U.S. Possession.

830.2 Related export control require complying with requirements for Shipments.

per's Export Declarations as follows: (a) Under the provisions of the Ex

(1) Except for shipments for which port Administration Regulations of the

the Shipper's Export Declaration for In Office of Export Administration in the

transit Goods (Commerce Form 7513) is International Trade Administration,

required as specified below, the ShipU.S. Department of Commerce (15 CFR

per's Export Declaration shall be preParts 368–399), 2 Shipper's Export Dec

pared on Commerce Form 7525–V or on larations are also required for ship

Commerce Form 7525–V-Alternate ments of Merchandise from U.S. Pos

(Intermodal). The arrangement of sessions to foreign countries or areas.

Form 7525-V-Alternate (Intermodal) In these regulations, the term U.S.

conforms to and is designed for simulPossessions includes the Virgin Islands taneous preparation with various other of the United States, Guam Island,

shipping documents commonly used, American Samoa, Wake Island, Mid- such as the dock receipt, short form way Island, and Canton and Enderbury bill of lading, etc. Form 7525-V-AlterIslands.

nate (Intermodal) is acceptable in lieu (b) For all shipments to foreign coun- of Form 7525–V without limitation. tries or areas, the Shipper's Export (2) For merchandise shipped in tranDeclaration is an export control docu- sit through the United States, Puerto ment. In preparing and filing export Rico, or the Virgin Islands of the declarations for shipments to foreign United States from one foreign country countries and areas, therefore, the or area to another, including such mershipper must comply with all pertinent chandise destined from one foreign export control regulations as well as place to another and transshipped in the requirements of the statistical reg- ports of the United States, Puerto ulations of this part. For convenience, Rico, or the Virgin Islands of the a few provisions of the Export Adminis- United States, and for foreign mertration Regulations and of the Customs chandise exported from General Order regulations closely related to statis- Warehouses, the Shipper's Export Dectical requirements have been incor- laration for Intransit Goods (Comporated in these regulations. Informa- merce Form 7513) shall be filed. Form tion concerning export control regula- 7513 shall also be filed for merchandise tions and information concerning agen- subject to government inspection, excies other than the Department of amination, or permit arriving from a Commerce exercising export control foreign country which is rejected and authority for particular types of com- exported. (Although Form 7513 provides modities may be obtained from the Of- that it is to be used for foreign merfice of Export Administration, Inter- chandise, it should be used also for U.S. national Trade Administration, Wash- merchandise which after having been ington, D.C. 20230, or from Department exported has been returned to of Commerce District Offices.

through the United States and is again (13 U.S.C. 302; 5 U.S.C. 301; Reorganization

being exported under any of the condiPlan No. 5 of 1950, Department of Commerce

tions described in this paragraph. ExOrder No. 35–2A, August 4, 1975, 40 FR 42765) cept for rejected merchandise, Form

7513 is not to be used for the reexpor(41 FR 9134, Mar. 3, 1976, as amended at 47 FR 7213, Feb. 18, 1982]

tation of goods for which entry has

been made on Customs Forms 7501 or 830.3 Shipper's Export Declaration 7502.) forms.

(b) The Shipper's Export Declaration (a) Official forms, or privately print

and the Continuation Sheet 3 to the ed forms conforming in every respect

Shipper's Export Declaration (both to the official forms, shall be used in

forms designated Commerce Form 7525– V), and the Shipper's Export Declara

tion for In-transit Goods (Commerce 2 See also the Export Administration Regulations of the Office of Export Administra

Form 7513) may be purchased for a tion, which may be purchased from the Government Printing Office or Department of 3 See 830.10 for instructions as to use of the Commerce District Offices.

continuations Sheet.


nominal price from Customs Directors, Department of Commerce District Offices, and the Superintendent of Documents, Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 20402, or they may be privately printed. Supplies of the Alternate Intermodal Shipper's Export Declaration and the Continuation Sheet to the Alternate Intermodal Shipper's Export Declaration are not available from Government sales offices but must be privately printed. Sample official Alternate Intermodal Forms and their continuation Sheets may be obtained from the Foreign Trade Division, Bureau of the Census, Washington, D.C. 20233. Privately printed Shipper's Export Declaration forms must conform strictly to the respective official form in size, wording, color, quality (weight of paper stock), and arrangement, including the Office of Management and Budget approval number printed in the upper-right hand corner of the face of form. The quality (weight) of paper stock used in printing the Shipper's Export Declaration form is not less than 16 nor more than 20 pounds commercial substance. Occasional shippers may obtain copies of Shipper's Export Declarations free of charge from local Customs Directors, Post Offices, and Department of Commerce District Offices. (13 U.S.C. 302; 5 U.S.C. 301; Reorganization Plan No. 5 of 1950, Department of Commerce Order No. 35–2A, August 4, 1975, 40 FR 42765) (41 FR 9134, Mar. 3, 1976, as amended at 47 FR 29829, July 9, 1982; 50 FR 23402, June 4, 1985]

complete and correct and shall be based on personal knowledge of the facts stated, or on invoices or information furnished by the principal. Exporters who authorize the preparation of their export declarations by an agent shall rovide the nt with information for this purpose which will in every respect meet the specifications in 830.7. Particular attention is called to the fact that invoices and other commercial documents furnished to the agent for other purposes may not necessarily contain all of the particular types of information needed for the preparation of the export declaration, and special arrangements should be made so that the information needed for the export declaration is noted upon or accompanies the commercial documents furnished to the agent, if he is to prepare the Shipper's Export Declaration.

(b) Shipper's Export Declarations shall be typewritten or prepared in ink or other permanent medium (except indelible pencil). The use of ditto, hectograph, or other duplicating process, as well as the overprinting of selected items of information, is acceptable.

(c) All copies of the Shipper's Export Declaration shall contain all of the information called for in the signature space as to name of firm, address, name of signer, capacity of signer, etc. The original Shipper's Export Declaration shall be signed in ink, but signature of other copies is not required. The use of signature stamps is acceptable as signature in ink. A duly ned legible carbon or other copy of the export declaration is acceptable as an "original" of the Shipper's Export Declaration. 830.5 Number of copies of Shipper's

Export Declaration required. (a) Except as provided elsewhere in these regulations the Shipper's Export Declaration shall be delivered to the carrier or postmasters, as specified in 88 30.12 and 30.15, in the fo owing number of copies:

(1) In duplicate for shipments, except by mail, destined to all foreign countries except Canada.

(2) One copy only for shipments to Canada (see $30.58 for exemption for shipments from the United States to Canada) and nonforeign areas.

830.4 Preparation and signature of

Shipper's Export Declarations. (a) The Shipper's Export Declaration shall be prepared and signed by the shipper, owner, or consignor, or his properly authorized agent. For shipments to foreign countries, if the Shipper's Export Declaration is prepared by an agent his authority to sign such declaration shall be in the form of a properly executed power of attorney, signed by the shipper, owner, or consignor, or in the less formal written authorization printed on the export declaration. The power-of-attorney shall be on file in the agent's office and available for inspection on demand. In every event the data required in the Shipper's Export Declaration shall be

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