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10 + 2 Program

CMA CGM U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s (CBP) Security Filing regulation, commonly known as the 10+2 initiative, requires that importers and vessel operating carriers provide additional advance information on non-bulk cargo shipments arriving into the United States by vessel.

Importer Requirements

Importers need to electronically file an Importer Security Filing (ISF). This comprises the following data elements:

• Manufacturer
• Seller
• Consolidator
• Buyer and Ship To names and addresses
• Container stuffing location
• Importer and consignee record numbers
• Country of origin of goods
• Commodity harmonized tariff schedule number

Vessel Operating Carrier Requirements

Carriers need to submit:

• Vessel Stowage Plans or BAPLIEs
• Container Status Messages – CSM

Carriers also need to file five additional data elements for shipments consisting of foreign cargo remaining on board (FROB), or intended to be transported in-bond as an immediate exportation (IE), or for transportation and exportation (T&E). The five data elements are:

• Booking part name and address
• Foreign port of unlading
• Place of delivery
• Ship To name and address
• Commodity HTSUS number

Useful Links and Information

10 + 2 Compliance Enforcement
- Effective 9 Jul 2013. CBP will begin issuing liquidation damages against Importer and Carriers for ISF non-compliance

Security Filing 10+2 - CBP website
- Direct link to US customs information on security filing

Data Elements Definitions


- Definitions provided by CBP

CFR Importer Security Filing and Additional Carrier Requirements


- CBP final rule on 10+2