Spotlight 2: Maritime Security

Spotlight 2: Maritime Security

Box 1
Data Elements for Importer Security Filing (commonly called "10+2")

Importers are required to provide the following 10 data elements:

  1. Seller or owner name and address
  2. Buyer or consignee name and address
  3. Importer of record number/foreign trade zone applicant identification number
  4. Consignee number(s)
  5. Manufacturer (or supplier) name and address
  6. Ship-to party name and address
  7. Country of origin
  8. Commodity Harmonized Tariff Schedule U.S. number
  9. Container stuffing location
  10. Consolidator (stuffer) name and address

Carriers are required to provide the following 2 additional data elements:

  1. Vessel stow plan
  2. Container status messages regarding loaded containers destined for the United States

SOURCE: Department of Homeland Security (DHS) U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), 2008. 73 Federal Register 71730 (Nov. 25, 2008). Importer Security Filing and Additional Carrier Requirements, Final Rule.