Customs And Border Protection ( Cbp ) Policies And Procedures Before Exporting

872 Words Feb 3rd, 2016 4 Pages
Exports are any goods, resource, service, or merchandise that a buyer in one country purchases from a seller in the United States of America. In order to avoid potential problems in the clearance of our goods, we should familiarize ourselves with the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) policies and procedures before exporting. There are three ways of export clearance from the U.S.: no license required, license exception and licenses.
• No License Required “NLR” exports – This is the designation given to goods and merchandises that do not require a license to be exported out of the United States. Only a relatively small percentage of exports requires the compliance of a license application. Goods that are designated as NLR are not included on the Commerce Control List (CCL) and when these goods to be exported are listed on the CCL but do not require a license by reason of the Country Chart. These goods are assessed using export controls based exclusively on the technical constraints of the goods and the country of final destination. In addition, we must enter the correct Export Control Classification Number (ECCN), which describes the item and the licensing requirements.
• Exports under a License Exception – This is the designation given to exports such as technology, and commodities that require a license but are eligible for License Exception under certain conditions. This gives the exporter the authority to ship certain items after passing through assessment by the…

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