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Agency Information Collection Activities: Transportation Entry and Manifest of Goods Subject to CBP Inspection and Permit

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U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Department of Homeland Security.


30-Day notice and request for comments; Extension of an existing collection of information.


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. The information collection is published in the Federal Register to obtain comments from the public and affected agencies.


Comments are encouraged and will be accepted (no later than May 31, 2017 to be assured of consideration).


Interested persons are invited to submit written comments on this proposed information collection to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget. Comments should be addressed to the OMB Desk Officer for Customs and Border Protection, Department of Homeland Security, and sent via electronic mail to or faxed to (202) 395-5806.

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Requests for additional information should be directed to the CBP Paperwork Reduction Act Officer, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Trade, Regulations and Rulings, Economic Impact Analysis Branch, 90 K Street NE., 10th Floor, Washington, DC 20229-1177, or via email Please note that the contact information provided here is solely for questions regarding this notice. Individuals seeking information about other CBP programs should contact the CBP National Customer Service Center at 877-227-5511, (TTY) 1-800-877-8339, or CBP Web site at​.

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CBP invites the general public and other Federal agencies to comment on the proposed and/or continuing information collections pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.). This proposed information Start Printed Page 20369collection was previously published in the Federal Register (82 FR 10496) on February 13, 2017, allowing for a 60-day comment period. This notice allows for an additional 30 days for public comments. This process is conducted in accordance with 5 CFR 1320.10. Written comments and suggestions from the public and affected agencies should address one or more of the following four points: (1) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (3) suggestions to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) suggestions to minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including through the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting electronic submission of responses. The comments that are submitted will be summarized and included in the request for approval. All comments will become a matter of public record.

Overview of This Information Collection

Title: Transportation Entry and Manifest of Goods Subject to CBP Inspection and Permit

OMB Number: 1651-0003

Form Numbers: CBP Forms 7512 and 7512A

Type of Review: Extension (without change)

Current Actions: This submission is being made to extend the expiration date with no change to the burden hours or to the information collected.

Affected Public: Businesses

Abstract: CBP Forms 7512 and 7512A are used by carriers and brokers to serve as the manifest and transportation entry for cargo moving under bond within the United States. The data on the form is used by CBP to identify the carrier who initiated the bonded movement and to document merchandise moving in-bond. These forms provide documentation that CBP uses for enforcement, targeting, and protection of revenue. Forms 7512 and 7512A collect information such as the names of the importer and consignee; a description of the merchandise moving in-bond; and the ports of lading and unlading. Various provisions in 19 CFR require the use of these forms including 19 CFR 10.60, 19 CFR 10.61 and 19 CFR part 18. The forms can be found at​xp/​cgov/​toolbox/​forms/​.

Estimated Number of Respondents: 6,200.

Estimated Number of Average Responses per Respondent: 871.

Estimated Number of Total Annual Responses: 5,400,000.

Estimated Time per Response: 10 minutes.

Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 896,400 hours.

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Dated: April 25, 2017.

Seth Renkema,

Branch Chief, Economic Impact Analysis Branch, U.S. Customs and Border Protection.

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[FR Doc. 2017-08674 Filed 4-28-17; 8:45 am]