U.S. Customs Invoice Requirements by env73157

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									                                     U.S. Customs Invoice Requirements

   1. Port of entry to which the merchandise is destined.
   2. Name and address of the Buyer & Seller and the name and address of Shipper and Ultimate
       Consignee if different than the Buyer and Seller.
   3. Honeywell Part Number and Serial Number.
   4. Honeywell Purchase Order Number and Line Item
   5. Detailed and clear description of merchandise, including:
       a.      Name by which each item is known, Part Number and Serial Number
       b.      Grade or quality, marks, numbers and symbols under which it is sold
       c.      Generic descriptions and/or stock keeping unit (sku) numbers are not sufficient. No
               abbreviations or generic nouns, or acronyms.
   6. Quantities in weights and measures.
   7. Purchase price of each item per the P.O. and any discounts. Note: ALL merchandise MUST have a
       true value regardless if a P.O. has been issued.
   8. Kind of currency (US$, Yen, etc.)
   9. Invoice must be in English.
   10. All rebates, drawbacks, and bounties separately itemized.
   11. Country of origin (country of manufacture).
   12. All "assists", as defined below.
   13. Other supplemental payments, such as packing costs, commissions, royalties, tooling costs,
       expediting fees, non-reoccurring engineering fees, lot charges, set up fees, etc.
   14. Number of packages and adequate detail of what merchandise is in each package.
   12. Name and email address of a responsible individual of the exporter who has knowledge, or who can
       readily obtain knowledge of the shipment.
   13. Terms of Sale (INCOTERMS).
   14. Reason for shipment: (repair, return after repair/upgrade, research & development, etc.) Note on
       repairs/upgrades: The invoice must indicate the original value and the repair or upgrade value,
       whether or not the repair/upgrade value is being charged to us, or not.

                   Other Pertinent Information To Be Followed for Specific Articles

U.S. Goods being Returned Temporarily- Per 19 CFR 10.1(a)(1), U.S. goods being returned to the U.S.
(upgrade, temporary use abroad, repair, etc.) must be accompanied by an Export Declaration *****, or the
declaration statement must be noted on the shipper's invoice, as follows:

       "We hereby declare that to the best of our knowledge and belief, the articles herein specified were
       exported from the United States, from the port of _____ on or about _____, and that they are
       returned without having been advanced in value or improved in condition by any process of
       manufacture or other means."

Military Goods being Returned Temporarily - All military units being returned to the U.S. for repair,
testing, inspection, overhaul, etc., must have the following statement noted on the export documentation:
        "This shipment is being imported in accordance with and under the authority of 22 CFR 123.4(a)(1)"

Articles returned to the U.S. after Repair/Upgrade - Per 19 CFR 10.8(a)(1), goods being returned to the
U.S. after being repaired, upgraded, or altered, must be accompanied by an Repair Declaration *****, or the
declaration statement must be noted on the shipper's invoice, as follows:

       "We hereby declare that the articles herein specified are the articles which, in the condition in which
       they were exported from the U.S., were received by us on _____, from _____(name and address of
       owner or exporter in the U.S.); that there were received by us for the sole purpose of being repaired

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       or altered; that only the repairs or alteration described herein were performed by us; that the full cost
       or (when no charge is made) value of such repairs or alterations are correctly stated; and that no
       substitution whatever has been made to replace any of the articles originally received by us from the
       owner or exporter thereof mentioned herein.

The shipper's invoice must indicate:
          1. That the part was repaired.
          2. Whether the unit is under warranty or non-warranty.
                   Note: if there's a P/N change, note the original P/N and the upgrade P/N
          3. Both the original value and repair/upgrade value. If the part is under warranty, the repair
               value noted should be the value that would have been charged if a charge was made.

Prototypes - Prototypes of product shipped to Honeywell are to be clearly identified as such and the cost is
to include all research & development costs, materials and labor associated with the prototype. Please
indicate HTS 9817.85.01 on your export documentation.

No Charge Items / Consignments - No charge items and consignments are to be identified as such on the
invoice and be assigned a fair replacement value for customs purposes.

"Assists" Defined: "Assist" means any of the following if supplied directly or indirectly, and free of charge
or at a reduced cost, by the buyer of imported merchandise for use in connection with the production or sale
of export to the U.S.:
            i. Materials, components, parts, and similar items incorporated in the imported merchandise
            ii. Tools, dies, molds, and similar items used in the production of the imported merchandise
            iii. Merchandise consumed in the production of the imported merchandise
            iv. Engineering, development, artwork, design work, plans, and sketches undertaken elsewhere
                 than in the U.S. and are necessary for the production of the imported merchandise.

DDP Shipments - For shipments that are sent to Honeywell under INCOTERMs "DDP" (Delivered Duty
Paid), please noted that Honeywell cannot act as importer off record for customs clearance purposes in the
U.S. Therefore, the shipper must either act as Importer of Record or provide Honeywell with written
authorization to clear the shipment on behalf of the shipper. This may be noted on the shipper's invoice.




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