CBP to Discontinue Use of Unknown Manufacturer IDs

On August 2, 2010, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) issued a notice stating that CBP will discontinue the use of the unknown Manufacturer Identification Numbers (MIDs) as data to report the manufacturer (or supplier). After this date, entries reporting unknown MIDs will be rejected by the Automated Broker Interface (ABI) effective September 15, 2010.

Any questions regarding this notice should be directed to remote.filing@dhs.gov.