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Intro to US Customs Brokerage: Part 4

CB4u – Intro to US Customs Brokerage Online Training, Part 4: Documentation and Admissibility; Product Compliance and Marking Requirements


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US Customs Brokerage Part 4 is the fourth in a six-part series of introductory classes on US Customs Brokerage, and should be taken after completion of Part 3.


The course covers the documents necessary for specific imports by country and by product. Next it addresses admissibility issues and product compliance across major product categories. Finally, it explains marking requirements for imported products.

Once you finish this course, a printable Certificate of Completion will be available for download. The course can be completed in 21.5 hours or less and earns NCBFAA-registered students 17 CCS continuing education credits.


Important: The actual processing of a customs entry is covered in Part 6 of this introductory course series

  • Invoice Requirements for Imported Product Information
  • More Invoice Information Required; Documents and Information Based on Disposition of Goods
  • Transportation Documents Required for Entry
  • Transaction Information Requirements
  • Common Country Specific Documentation and Information Requirements
    • Product Specific Document and Information Requirements
    • Fresh and Minimally-Processed Agricultural Products
    • Food, Drugs, Cosmetics and Medical Devices
    • Food and Drug Bioterrorism Prior Notice; Electronic Devices
    • DOT and EPA Regulated Products
    • BATF; Other Products and Regulations
  • Embargoes, Sanctions, Controls and Other Forms of Economic Protection
  • Quotas Administered by CBP as Additional Trade Remedies
  • Tariff Rate Quotas and Quotas Administered by Other Agencies
  • Rules of Origin and Product Marking Requirements
  • Admissibility and Product Compliance Issues
  • Special Marking Requirements and Handling Goods Not Legally Marked
  • 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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