US Customs and Border Protection (CBP)


  1. Where can I learn about local CBP services?
  2. Can I clear my private plane through CBP in Sioux Falls?
  3. Where can I locate CBP on the internet?
  4. What are the Country of Origin Marking requirements?
  5. Where can I find CBP forms & publications?
  6. What is duty Drawback?
  7. Where can I find CBP rulings & regulations?
  8. What is CBP's Mission?

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CBP Information

  1. Where can I learn about local CBP services?

    The Port director's name, phone, fax, hours, location, and additional details are outlined in the Port -> Directory -> CBP.

  2. Can I clear my private plane through CBP in Sioux Falls?

    Yes. The Sioux Falls Regional Airport is a Landing Rights Airport. VisitServices -> Aircraft Entryto learn how.

  3. Where can I locate CBP on the Internet?

    You can visit the CBP website.

  4. What are the country of origin marking requirements?

    According to this page in the CBP website:

    Every article of foreign origin entering the United States must be legibly marked with the English name of the country of origin unless an exception from marking is provided for in the law.

    In order to clearly communicate to your foreign supplier what is required, it makes sense to learn the CBP requirements. This site is an excellent place to start and then you can contact the local CBP port director for additional clarifications.

  5. Where can I find CBP forms & publications?

    The CBP website outlines what forms and publications are available and how to order them via phone, fax, or e-mail. you may also contact the local CBP office in thePort -> Directory -> CBP.

  6. What is duty Drawback?

    It is a duty refund on certain exports. To learn more, visit the drawback page at the CBP website.

  7. Where can I find CBP rulings & regulations?

    This part of the CBP website makes it easy to locate ruling letters, CBP regulations, the US Court of international Trade Reports, the CBP Compendium of Laws, and more.

  8. What is CBP's Mission?

    The CBP's mission statement can be found at this page at the CBP's website.

    As defined by CBP:

    The CBP ensures that all imports and exports comply with U.S. laws and regulations. The Service collects and protects the revenue, guards against smuggling, and is responsible for the following:
    • Assessing and collecting CBP duties, excise taxes, fees and penalties due on imported merchandise.
    • Interdicting and seizing contraband, including narcotics and illegal drugs.
    • Processing persons, baggage, cargo and mail, and administering certain navigation laws.
    • Detecting and apprehending persons engaged in fraudulent practices designed to circumvent CBP and related laws.
    • Protecting American business and labor and intellectual property rights by enforcing U.S. laws intended to prevent illegal trade practices, including provisions related to quotas and the marking of imported merchandise the Anti-Dumping Act and, by providing CBP Recordations for copyrights, patents and trademarks.
    • Protecting the general welfare and security of the United States by enforcing import and export restrictions and prohibitions, including the export of critical technology used to develop weapons of mass destruction, and money laundering.
    • Collecting accurate import and export data for compilation of international trade statistics.

    Today, in addition to its own laws, CBP enforces well over 400 other provisions of law for at least 60 agencies. A number of these statutes are quality of life issues that relate to the environment, such as motor vehicle safety and emission controls, water pollution standards, pesticide controls, freon smuggling and the protection of endangered wildlife. Other laws safeguard American agriculture, business and public health, and consumer safety.