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Entry Type Codes

Entry Type Codes

 

Overview

Every import transaction must be assigned an Entry Type Code in order to be processed by ABI and ACS.U.S. Customs maintains these Entry Types and the procedures in this section will explain how to add, maintain and delete entry type codes in CHB.

CAUTION: The procedures described in this section should only be used in circumstances where access to ABI queries is temporarily not available and the need to edit the Entry Type Code file exists.

 

Screen Information

The following table describes the fields and field descriptions on this screen.

 

Field Name

Description

Comment

CODE

This is the 2-digit Entry Type code.

The Entry Type code is assigned by Customs and cannot be changed.

DESCRIPTION

Enter the entry type description.

This is the entry type name.

ATTR

You may skip this field, as it is not required. However, if you are using the Entry Type Attributes, click on the red question mark button in the top left of the Maintenance screen to see the Attributes popup.

The last column for Attributes is not required but can be used to store or cross reference information concerning the entry type. [See Attributes popup below for more information.]

Close button

Click on the Close button to exit back to the main menu.

This button displays on the opening screen and indicates you would like to exit back to the main menu.

Add button

Click on the Add button if you are adding a new record.

This button displays on the opening screen and indicates you would like to add a new record.

Modify button

Click on the Modify button if you are modifying an existing record.

Clicking Modify brings up the Modify screen so changes can be made.

To make changes to the Attribute field click on the red question mark button in the top left of the Maintenance screen.

This button displays on the opening screen and indicates you would like to make a change to a data record.

[For more information about the Modify pop-up, see Modify Pop-up below.]

[For more information about the Attribute pop-up box, see Attributes Pop-up below.]

Print button

Click on the Print button if you would like to print a listing.

This button displays on the opening screen and indicates you would like to print a listing of this table.

Show All button

Click on the Show All button to display all records.You can scroll through the data.

This button displays on the opening screen and indicates you would like to display all the records available.

Update button

Click on the Update button if you have added or changed a record and would like to update the additions or changes to the table.

This button displays on the Adding a New Record and the Editing current Record screens when you add or modify a record.

Cancel button

Click on the Cancel button to exit back to the main screen without saving any changes made.

This button displays on the Adding a New Record and the Editing current Record screens and indicates you would like to exit the screen without saving any additions or changes made.

Sort by

Select the order you would like the data to be sorted for display on the screen.Your options are:

         By code = numeric ascending

         By descr = alphanumeric ascending

         By attr = alphanumeric ascending

You have three options for sorting and viewing data: by entry type code, by entry type name (description), or by attribute.

 

Modify Entry Type:

 

Modify Transportation Mode Screen

To get to this Modify pop-up, select the MOT line that you wish to modify and then click the Modify button. The Modify pop-up (above) will be displayed.

You can edit the Description and Attribute fields directly. To save your changes, press the Update button.

To modify the Attribute field via the Attribute Popup box (recommended) click on the red question mark button in the top left of the Maintenance screen.

 

Entry Type Attributes pop-up:

 

Entry Type Attributes

To get to this Attributes pop-up, double-click on the Entry Type line or click on the red question mark button in the top left of the Maintenance screen.

 

Screen Information

The following table describes the fields and field descriptions on this screen.

 

Field Name

Description

Comment

7512 Description

Enter the 7512 Description for in-bond entry types.

This field is only valid for in-bond entry types.

Exclude DOT

Click the checkbox to exclude DOT from this Entry Type.

When you click the checkbox, DOT entries will not be allowed when this Entry Type is used.

Exclude FCC

Click the checkbox to exclude FCC from this Entry Type.

When you click the checkbox, FCC entries will not be allowed when this Entry Type is used.

Exclude FDA

Click the checkbox to exclude FDA from this Entry Type.

When you click the checkbox, Food & Drug entries will not be allowed when this Entry Type is used.

Exclude FDA Prior Notice

Select one of the following from the drop-down list:

  • Donít Exclude
  • Exclude
  • Exclude if FTZ

 

Exclude ISF Unified

Click the checkbox to exclude ISF Unified filing from this Entry Type.

Unified ISF is only allowed if it is Licensed and the Entry Type is not excluded (and the MOT is allowed).

When you click the checkbox, ISF Unified filings will be excluded when this Entry Type is used.An Entry Type with this exclusion will give you the following error message:

OK button

Click the OK button to save your changes.

When you click the OK button, you will return to the Entry Type Maintenance table.

 

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