Here are some of our certifications: (**Click on each for certification details)
Allows us to handle Customs Business: handling the activities involving transactions with Customs concerning the entry and admissibility of merchandise, its classification and valuation, the payment of duties, taxes, or other charges assessed or collected by Customs on merchandise by reason of its importation, and the refund, rebate, or drawback of those duties, taxes, or other charges. Also to include the preparation, and activities relating to the transmission of documents and parts of documents intended to be filed with customs in furtherance of any other customs business activity, whether or not signed or filed by the preparer.
The NCBFAA Certified Customs Specialist (CCS) Program is a 6-month distance-learning program, available in hard copy with on-line activities. The CCS qualification is destined to become the new standard in the customs marketplace - recognized, and demanded, by those who use brokerage services throughout the country. In addition to certifying that we have a detailed review of the basic steps involved in U.S. Customs clearance transactions (Reporting of Goods, Release of Goods, Accounting for Goods, Payment of Duties and Taxes and Recordkeeping), it also shows knowledge of the following:
1. The principal acts involved in the importation of goods
2. Customs Brokers licensing requirements and agency agreements
3. The U.S. Harmonized Tariff Classification System
4. Tariff treatments and trade agreements
5. Valuation and Classification
6. Informed Compliance
7. Assessment of Duties
8. Marking of Imported Goods
9. Drawback and refunds
10. Special Requirements
11. Antidumping and Countervailing Duties
12. Foreign Trade Zones
Customs Trade Partnership Against Terrorism: its focus on strengthening supply chain security is an important layer in U.S. Customs and Border Protection's cargo enforcement strategy. Through this initiative, CBP is asking businesses to ensure the integrity of their security practices and communicate and verify the security guidelines of their business partners within the supply chain.
We have the authorization to handle Hazardous Material defined by a substance or material that the Secretary of Transportation has determined is capable of posing an unreasonable risk to health, safety, and property when transported in commerce.
This includes packing, shipping, and preparing the documentation for Hazardous material.