There are a number of situations in which you must utilize an import bond. These situations include:
If the merchandise is subject to government agency rules and regulations, the bond amount must be equal to three times the value.
Once you’ve confirmed that you need a customs bond, the next step is obtaining one. Customs bonds can be purchased from a surety company or Licensed Customs Broker. While surety companies typically only provide customs bonds, Licensed Brokers also offer customs clearance services.
The process to get a Customs Bond through USA Customs Clearance is as follows:
To achieve an effective and efficient importing process, file the necessary import documents.
These import documents include: