1. How to get the Self Filer Code?
Please make sure you meet the requirement before filing. Note that you must be an active importer who’s importing on a regular basis and has a bond (continuous) on file with CBP.
1.Entry Volume: a monthly average for the past 12-month period of 15 entries
2.Entry Value: accept a total entered value during the past 12 months of 1,000,000$ or more
After sending your request you should receive a response from the Port Director within 14 business days.
If no response has been received, you should resend the request and may approach our support as well. Once your filer code request will be approved, CBP will assign you with a self-filer code combined of 3 digits, and the name of an ABI Client representative that will be assigned for you.
An ABI representative is your go-to guy in the CBP. For instance, you may approach the ABI representative and ask customs questions, get In-bond (Immediate transfer) numbers in order to move your goods from Port of Entry (the arrival point of your goods) to Port of Unlading (the point where your goods are unloaded from the vessel/flight), if needed.
The process of filing for a self filer in eezyimport platform is self-explanatory, and templates of letter of intent are available and will be sent to your email.
Upon receiving the filer code from the Port Director, you should enter the eezyimport Self Filer module and enter the Filer Code.
ABI Profile update and ACH Payment unique number are the next steps in building your profile to self-file your entries and should be updated only after obtaining the self-filer code.
2. ABI Profile
3. ACH Payment
PUN is a unique number that should be updated in the user profile for duties and taxes payments.
We are supporting the ACH Debit Daily payment method.
Setting a valid ACH payment unique number in the eezyimport platform will be used to enable you to authorize statements as received from CBP for your Entry Summary files.
After authorized and approved, only the CBP will be able to charge your bank account through the ACH Debit method.
eezyimport is just a pipeline, sending your information to the CBP enabling the user to communicate with the CBP during the process.
Upon completing the onboarding process you will become a complete self-filer importer, able to handle your customs filing by yourself.
Please complete all the Self Filer details to file DIY Self Entry without customs broker.
If you don’t have a Filer Code or haven’t completed the Self Filer module, but have to submit Entry right now, you can use our backup customs broker option until Filer Code is received.