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10 Minutes is All You Need to Become a Registered Importer

Simple & Fast Importer of Record Registration

Registration Options
Importer - Inside US ($75 USD)

Register as an Importer

CBP Form 5106, also known as the Importer Identity Form, must be submitted to Customs and Border Protection prior to importing commercial goods into the U.S. 
Once completed, importers will have an account with CBP and be able to import goods. A Licensed Customs Broker can assist importers in completing and submitting this form.

Why Register as an Importer with Us?

Completing registration on your own is a risky effort. Mistakes can occur which can cause issues and delays in processing your registration. When you work with our team of licensed experts, we make sure you avoid  costly mistakes and more.
Official Importer of Record Registration with CBP
Available 1-on-1 support from our Customs Experts in completing required paperwork
Completed documents are filed directly to CBP by our Licensed Customs Brokers
Registration is complete within 24 hours after all necessary forms are complete
Add to Cart $75 >Safe and Secure Checkout

How Does It Work?

We believe in a simple and transparent approach to becoming an Importer of Record.

The process you can expect after completing your purchase:
You will receive an email link that contains all of the required forms you will need to complete.
Complete the forms at your convenience and upload them to our secure online portal.
Our Licensed Customs Brokers will submit the completed forms directly to CBP.
Within 24 hours*, CBP provides confirmation of your approved registration. *Approval time can vary on weekends and holidays.
Why Successful Importers Choose USA Customs:
Paul was extremely knowledgeable and gave me a complete list of action items after our consultation session. I got exactly what I needed.
-Matthew C.
Sarah was absolutely brilliant and told me exactly what I needed to do. She assisted me in locating and completing all of the necessary paperwork. Thanks to Sarah's help, I'm having a huge amount of success in importing my products.
-Peter L.

Simple and Easy 

Filling out paperwork can be a hassle filled with confusing requirements and long forms.
We prefer a simpler approach to make your life easier.
Our user-friendly and convenient online portal streamlines the Importer of Record (IOR) Registration process. Through our registration system, you'll spend less time filling out paperwork and get back valuable time for your business.
The online IOR application that we’ve developed contains easy to understand instructions and helpful hints. Through the numerous businesses we’ve worked with and registered as an Importer of Record, we’ve perfected the process which has enabled us to create a simple and easy approach.

Expert Support

We know that every situation is unique and you may still have questions when completing your registration.
Our licensed experts are here to help you.
Unmatched customer service is a pillar of our company and guides everything that we do. When you have questions about your registration, we'll guide you step-by-step and provide you with the answers you need.
Everyday, we help businesses get registered as Foreign Importers of Record. If you need help, we won't leave you to figure it out on your own.

Rapid Response

In the world of importing and transportation, time is money and we're deeply aware of this. 
Your registration is submitted and processed quickly.
We have access to CBP's internal data processing system which ensures your registration is processed faster than other methods. You've got plenty of tasks to accomplish for your business and don't have extra time to spare. We understand this and work swiftly to get the job done for you.
Let our experts utilize our industry leading resources and tools to get your registered quickly.
Add to Cart $75 >Safe and Secure Checkout
Why Successful Importers Choose USA Customs:
Linda informed me of all the EPA requirements that my import was subject to and gave me exactly what I needed. If you need help importing anything, Linda will get the job done for you.
-Joe L.
I highly recommend Linda and her team. They know what they're talking about when it comes to importing. Linda walked us through the entire process of what's required to import our products including labeling requirements, FDA licensing rules, and more.
-Ab S.

Frequently Asked Questions

Why do I need to complete a Power of Attorney(POA)?

Submitting official documents to CBP on your behalf is classified as “customs business.” CBP requires a POA to be on file for all customs business activities performed by Customs Brokers on behalf of their clients. Because Importer of Record (IOR) registration is considered customs business, a POA is required by CBP.

What if I’m already registered with CBP and just need to update my information?

No problem! We can help with updating your information. Give our team a call at (855)912-0406 and we’ll walk you through the process.

What if I’m already working with another company?

Depending on the relationship that you have with the company you’re working with, we may still be able to submit your registration. Reach out to our team at (855)912-0406. We can assess your situation and let you know how we can help you.

I have two business facilities, which one should I list on the registration application?

Whichever one of the two facilities you prefer to receive correspondence from CBP at is the facility that you should list in your application. CBP will occasionally send important documents to you including notices, duty drawback checks, and more. Be sure that you list the correct address where you want to receive these messages.

What if I have a personal shipment?

If you have a personal shipment being shipped directly to you that is valued at $2,500 or more, you will need to complete CBP Form 5106 and register as an Importer of Record with CBP. You CAN purchase and use our registration process to register with CBP. We also have customs experts available to answer your questions.
USA Customs Clearance
315 NE 14th St #4122
Ocala, FL 34470
(855) 912-0406
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