Our continuous customs bonds are officially recognized by the CBP and include a $50,000 claim value providing you with peace of mind during the import process. Once you’re approved for your customs bond, it is valid for 12 months. This means all of your import shipments within 1 year will be covered under your bond. This is the ideal solution if your business frequently imports goods into the U.S.
How Does It Work?
Purchasing and receiving a customs bond doesn’t have to be a complicated process. Thankfully with AFC International, the process is simple and straightforward.
The step-by-step process for purchasing a customs bond through AFC International is as follows:
- After purchasing the customs bond, you’ll receive an order confirmation e-mail.
- You’ll receive another e-mail that includes the bond application paperwork. The application consists of 3 forms that can be completed electronically through our secure platform.
- If you need assistance completing any of the required forms, one of our customs experts will reach out and walk you through them step-by-step.
- Once your bond application is complete and received by our team, we’ll review it and approve in as little as one day.
- Upon approval, you’ll receive your customs bond and be able to start importing goods immediately.
Why Buy a Bond Through AFC International?
When you purchase a customs bond from AFC International , you gain support and knowledge beyond the bond.
Advantages of working with AFC International include:
- Beyond the Bond Service- We don’t simply sell you a bond and move on. Our team of Licensed Customs Brokers can handle all of your importing needs including customs clearance, international shipping, freight forwarding, and more.
- Simpler and quicker clearance- As an active member of C-TPAT (Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism), we have intimate knowledge of the customs clearance process. When you import your goods with us, you’ll experience reduced inspections, shorter wait times at the border, and more.
- Commodity expertise- We work with a wide range of industries which means we’ve imported countless types of goods. This means we know the specific requirements in place for various commodities. No matter what you’re shipping we’ll have the information you need.
Purchase your continuous customs bond today and work with our team of Licensed Customs Brokers to import your products into the U.S.