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OFM CUSTOMS REQUEST CHECKLIST

REQUEST FOR CUSTOMS CLEARANCE OF MERCHANDISE (FORM DS-1504)

 

 

MANDATORY INFORMATION FOR PERSONAL AND OFFICIAL REQUESTS

 

- Name of Embassy, Consulate, Legation or International Organization

- Port of Clearance

- Consignee's Name and Title

- Purpose

- Consignee's PID number or check if newly assigned

- Carrier/ Supplier (airline, vessel, train , truck, etc.)

- Customs Entry or Manifest No. (In-Transit (IT) Number)

- Airway Bill, Bill of Landing

- Total Weight

- Mail Entry No.

- Detailed Description of Merchandise

 

Official Requests (Including the Mandatory Information)

 

- Ownership of Materials

- Specify use of the Materials

- Specify whether the Materials involve any commercial use or advertisement

- State whether the Material will be distributed free or remain at the Mission

 

Liquor Requests (Including the Mandatory Information)

 

- Description of Merchandise

- Size and Quantity

- Bond or Item Numbers

 

Personal and Mission Vehicle Requests (Including the Mandatory Information)

 

- Color, Make, Model, Year, and Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)

 

Official and Personal Requests (Including the Mandatory Information)

 

- Description of Merchandise

- Liquor requests for an official function identified as official and personal

- State and type of official function on the Form DS-1504

 

REQUESTS REMINDERS

             

            - Form must be typed

            - Name of Embassy, Consulate, Legation or International Organization

            - Port of clearance

            - Consignee's Name and Title

            - Purpose

            - Personal Identification Number (PID)

            - Carrier/ Supplier

            - Airway Bill or Bill of Lading Number

            - Total Weight

            - Detailed Description of Merchandise Signature

            - Mission Seal on Each Copy

 

SPECIAL REMINDERS

 

- All vehicles must be registered by Diplomatic Motor Vehicles (DMV) before clearance of a vehicle.

- Consumables items must be cleared as personal.

- Retain all Customer Copies (Pink Copy)

 

                                    PERTINENT CONTACT NUMBERS

           

            OFM/Customs      -   Edmond McGill, Senior Program Officer (202) 895-3618

                                                 Terry V. Davis, Program Officer (202) 895- 3540

                                                 David Garcia, Program Officer (202) 895-3444

           

 



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