IAM Form

Vessel Manifest Confidentiality Request Form for Individual Importing or Exporting Personal Effects

U.S. Customs will release information for a person unless that person or their third party authorized party requests confidentiality. Please fill out the form below to request confidentiality.

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    For inbound shipments (any shipment with final destination in the U.S.), a U.S. address must be entered in the address field.
 
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    For outbound shipments (any shipment with final destination outside the U.S.), the owner of the goods must provide an Employer Identification Number (EIN). If you do not have an EIN, one can be obtained free of charge by applying online with the U.S. Internal Revenue Service or by calling +1 (800) 829-4933. If you would like more information on why an EIN is required and how to obtain, please consult the IAM Guide: http://goo.gl/5Yihpe
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    For import shipments to the United States, the requestor is the “Importer”. For export shipments from the United States, the requestor is the “Shipper”.
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    The relationship of the party making request can either the first party (owner of the goods) or the third party authorized representative (if the company managing their shipment requests confidentiality on the owners’ behalf)
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    For Import shipments, the type of confidentiality is Inward Manifest. For Export shipments, the type of confidentiality is Outward Manifest.
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    IAM has provided you with ten fields in order to provide U.S. Customs with any variation of your name so that your request will match the name transmitted to Customs. If the name provided in this form does not match any of the names provided, your personally identifiable information (PII) will not be confidential and will be disclosed to companies who are legally authorized to publish it online. Therefore, please ensure that you list any name by which you are identified.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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