Understand Customs Documentation
The most commonly required documents for sending an international shipment include the Commercial Invoice, Export Declaration (B13A), Certificate of Origin, Toxic Substances Control Act form, and the U.S. FCC Form 740. The details of your shipment will determine which documents are required.
Certificate of Origin
The Certificate of Origin is a signed declaration from the manufacturer of the goods indicating that the goods are of Canadian origin and meets the requirements of a free trade agreement.
Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) Form
The Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) form is required for most chemical goods, water samples and products that fall under the jurisdiction of the EPA and are being imported into the U.S.
U.S. FCC Form 740
This form provides the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) with a declaration that imported radio frequency devices meet with FCC guidelines or will be brought into compliance with applicable technical rules.