U.S. Customs and Border Protection March 2022 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Transfer of Cargo to a Container Station
Document Number: 2022-06280
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-03-25
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
The Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection will be submitting the following information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA). The information collection is published in the Federal Register to obtain comments from the public and affected agencies.
Certificate of Registration (CBP Forms 4455 and 4457)
Document Number: 2022-06024
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-03-22
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
The Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection will be submitting the following information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA). The information collection is published in the Federal Register to obtain comments from the public and affected agencies.
Quarterly IRS Interest Rates Used in Calculating Interest on Overdue Accounts and Refunds on Customs Duties
Document Number: 2022-05688
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-03-18
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
This notice advises the public that the quarterly Internal Revenue Service interest rates used to calculate interest on overdue accounts (underpayments) and refunds (overpayments) of customs duties will increase from the previous quarter. For the calendar quarter beginning April 1, 2022, the interest rates for overpayments will be 3 percent for corporations and 4 percent for non-corporations, and the interest rate for underpayments will be 4 percent for both corporations and non-corporations. This notice is published for the convenience of the importing public and U.S. Customs and Border Protection personnel.
Streamlining I-94 Issuance at the Land Border
Document Number: 2022-05758
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-03-18
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
To increase efficiency, reduce operating costs, and streamline the admissions process, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is now issuing electronic Form I-94s (Arrival/Departure Record) at land ports of entry. The Form I-94 documents nonimmigrants' status in the United States, the approved length of stay, and departure information. CBP has automated the Form I-94 process for the majority of nonimmigrants arriving by air and sea. However, CBP previously issued paper Form I- 94s to nonimmigrants arriving by land. For land arrivals, CBP is no longer issuing paper forms to nonimmigrants upon arrival except in limited circumstances and upon nonimmigrant request if feasible. Nonimmigrants can access Form I-94s online or via mobile application.
Import Restrictions Imposed on Categories of Archaeological and Ethnological Material of Nigeria
Document Number: 2022-05681
Type: Rule
Date: 2022-03-17
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Department of the Treasury
This document amends the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) regulations to reflect the imposition of import restrictions on certain categories of archaeological and ethnological material from the Federal Republic of Nigeria (``Nigeria''). These restrictions are being imposed pursuant to an agreement between the United States and Nigeria that has been entered into under the authority of the Convention on Cultural Property Implementation Act. This document amends the CBP regulations by adding Nigeria to the list of countries which have a bilateral agreement with the United States that imposes cultural property import restrictions. This document also contains the Designated List that describes the types of archaeological and ethnological material to which the restrictions apply.
Imposition of Import Restrictions on Categories of Archaeological and Ethnological Material of Albania
Document Number: 2022-05685
Type: Rule
Date: 2022-03-17
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Department of the Treasury
This final rule amends the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) regulations to reflect the imposition of import restrictions on certain categories of archaeological and ethnological material of the Republic of Albania (Albania). These restrictions are being imposed pursuant to an agreement between the United States and Albania that has been entered into under the authority of the Convention on Cultural Property Implementation Act. This final rule amends the CBP regulations by adding Albania to the list of countries which have a bilateral agreement with the United States that imposes cultural property import restrictions. This final rule also contains the Designated List that describes the types of archaeological and ethnological material to which the restrictions apply.
CBP Hiring Center Medical Records Release Privacy Act Form
Document Number: 2022-05479
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-03-16
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
The Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection will be submitting the following information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA). The information collection is published in the Federal Register to obtain comments from the public and affected agencies.
Enhanced Transparency and Access to Information for Debtors and Sureties in the Automated Commercial Environment
Document Number: 2022-05547
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-03-16
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
This document announces that U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is making three enhancements to CBP's debt management processes to increase transparency and access to information for debtors and sureties. One of the enhancements will support importers of record, licensed customs brokers, and other Automated Commercial Environment (ACE) account users who owe debts to CBP by enabling the electronic viewing of bill sanction status and protest details in the unpaid, open bill details report in ACE. The other two enhancements will facilitate compliance for sureties by providing electronic access to the monthly report listing open delinquent bills by importer name (i.e., the Formal Demand on Surety for Payment of Delinquent Amounts Due, also informally referred to as the 612 Report) in ACE (in lieu of CBP emailing this information to sureties) and improving the content and design of the mailed 612 Report.
Commercial Customs Operations Advisory Committee (COAC); Meeting
Document Number: 2022-05388
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-03-15
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
The Commercial Customs Operations Advisory Committee (COAC) will hold its quarterly meeting on Thursday, March 31, 2022. The meeting will be open to the public via webinar only. There is no on- site, in-person option for the public to attend this quarterly meeting.
Vessel Entrance or Clearance Statement
Document Number: 2022-05290
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-03-14
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
The Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection will be submitting the following information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA). The information collection is published in the Federal Register to obtain comments from the public and affected agencies.
Application To Use Automated Commercial Environment (ACE)
Document Number: 2022-05288
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-03-14
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
The Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection will be submitting the following information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA). The information collection is published in the Federal Register to obtain comments from the public and affected agencies.
Application for Withdrawal of Bonded Stores for Fishing Vessels and Certificate of Use (CBP Form 5125)
Document Number: 2022-04998
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-03-09
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
The Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection will be submitting the following information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA). The information collection is published in the Federal Register to obtain comments from the public and affected agencies.
Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (CTPAT) and CTPAT Trade Compliance Program; Correction
Document Number: 2022-04642
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-03-04
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
On February 18, 2022, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) published a document in the Federal Register requesting comments from the public and affected agencies on revisions to the information collection, in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), that is part of Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (CTPAT) and the CTPAT Trade Compliance Program. The document contained information about the CTPAT Portal that was in the process of being updated to meet current modern computing standards and to allow for updates to the minimum-security criteria. Due to unforeseen developmental delays, CBP is pausing proposed updates to these internal systems. This document corrects the February 18, 2022 document to remove inaccurate references in light of the paused updates, and to add certain types of CTPAT program participants that were inadvertently omitted from the list in the Abstract.
Entry/Immediate Delivery Application and ACE Cargo Release
Document Number: 2022-04323
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-03-02
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
The Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection will be submitting the following information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA). The information collection is published in the Federal Register to obtain comments from the public and affected agencies.
Global Business Identifier (GBI)
Document Number: 2022-04322
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-03-02
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
The Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection will be submitting the following information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA). The information collection is published in the Federal Register to obtain comments from the public and affected agencies.