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Import & Transit Requirements for Destination Countries – US Exporters

C3u – Destination Country Import & Transit Requirements (US) Online Training


Study Time (Hrs)


CE Credits (CCS & CES)


NOTE: You will be prompted to Register if you have not already done so. If you already have a login, please click “Proceed to Enrollment” on the next screen.

This class is an introduction to the range of documents required by customs authorities for international shipping. Destination country import and transit requirements knowledge is necessary in order to obtain a customs release for imported goods and otherwise comply with national laws relating to the product. Examples of typical documents and procedures are included in the course.


Once you finish this course, a printable Certificate of Completion will be available for download. The course can be completed in 11.5 hours or less and earns NCBFAA-registered students 11.5 CCS/CES continuing education credits.

  • Why Countries Regulate Imports and Forms of Regulation
  • National and Multilateral Import Controls; Sources of Information on National Import
  • Requirements (US)
  • Pre-Import Controls; Overview of Customs Clearance
  • Carrier & Transit Cargo Regulation; Carnets (US)
  • Customs Entry Procedure; Commercial Invoice & Packing List (US)
  • Certificates of Origin; Consular Invoice/Legalization (US)
  • Product-Based Import Documents (US)
  • Country-Specific Documents; Preparation and Processing Requirements
  • Post-Customs Entry Requirements (US)
  • Click here to view a detailed class syllabus

For those who are already a Certified Customs Specialist (CCS) or a Certified Export Specialist (CES) registered with the NCBFAA, provide us with your CCS/CES ID number and you will automatically get continuing education credits upon the successful completion of a qualified course. To get your CE credits, follow these easy steps:


  1. Register for DB Schenker online training (if you haven’t already done so)
  2. Login with your user name and password, and you will be directed to your “My Page” section.
  3. Select “Update user record” on the right, enter your CCS or CES number in the “NCBFAA ID” field, and click Submit Update.

That’s it! Once you’re signed up, we’ll automatically send any CE credits you earn directly to the NCBFAA!

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