When importing merchandise into the commerce of the United States, the importer is responsible for adhering to all Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Regulations as well as any Other Governmental Agencies (OGA) Regulations. Every importer should have a basic knowledge of import requirements to avoid problems, delays, fines penalties, and additional expenses.
Determine if the goods are subject to other governmental agenies (FDA, FCC, USDA, ect).
We also assist our clients develop and maintain a "Customs Compliance Program". A compliance program is an internal checks and balance program which can demonstrate the understanding and enforcement of Customs and Border Protection policies and procedures. There are many advantages to developing and maintaining a compliance program. For more information regarding compliance programs, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org