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What is ISF?

ISF acronym meaning – Import Security Filing, manifest data required filing 24 hours prior to export from origin country via ocean transportation mode.

Manifest data requirements:

  • Ocean House bill of lading number
  • Manufacturer name and address
  • Shipper name and address
  • Consignee name and address
  • Container Stuffing location name and address
  • Consolidator name and address
  • Ship too name and address
  • Country of origin
  • Classification
  • Vessel name and voyage #
  • Port of Export at origin
  • Port of Entry into US
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NOTE: All details pertaining to CARM R2 processes are based on the current information available at the time of writing. As this is subject to change, it’s recommended you periodically check in with the CBSA or your customs broker.