About Importer Security Filing (ISF)
GeTS Importer Security Filing (ISF) makes it easy to register and file with the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP). Whether you’re the importer, a broker, freight forwarder, or a service provider, we can facilitate your specific use-case. Get convenient access anywhere with Internet connection, reduce data entry with template creation, and receive instant responses from CBP. The service further value-adds by providing multiple subscription plans and connectivity options and 24/7 customer support.
Importers are required to submit an electronic Importer Security Filing (ISF) of 10 data elements 24 hours prior to loading of shipment. Importers and freight forwarders must also submit a Vessel Stow Plan (VSP) and a Container Status Message (CSM) no later than 24 hours before loading of shipment. In cases where the goods are in-transit, the carrier is required to enter 5 ISF data elements.
Suitable user groups
- Freight forwarder
- Service provider