ISF Type 11 Informal

The Basics

This type covers informal shipment. Informal ISF is classified as goods being under the value of $2500.
01 Section 321 Shipments Total value under $200
02 Informal Shipments Total value $2,000 or less 03 General Note 3(e) Shipments See note below:
Note for Sub-type 01: Waste, garbage and textile shipments are not generally eligible for usage of the “Section 321” clearance and therefore are not eligible for this sub-code on the ISF.

Note for Sub-type 02: Quota entries valued at $250 or more are generally not eligible for informal entry status and therefore are not eligible for this sub-code on the ISF.

Note for Sub-type 03: The General Note 3(e) exemptions include:

– Corpses and accompanying coffins and flowers; – Undeliverable articles returned within 45 days and which have remained in the custody of the carrier or foreign customs service; – Aircraft parts or equipment removed from U.S. registered aircraft in international traffic because of accident, breakdown or emergency and returned within 45 days of removal.

Do I need a Type 11 ISF?

All ocean shipments being imported into the USA require an ISF attached to that import.

ISF TYPE 1 COMMERICAL $8.00
ISF TYPE 1 COMMERICAL + BOND $125.00
ISF TYPE 3 – PERSONAL EFFECTS $60.00
ISF TYPE 5 – DIPLOMATIC $60.00
ISF TYPE 11 – INFORMAL $60.00

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