Bond Type: 301-3 - International Carrier

Combining the 3 and the 3A

Customs will allow the filing of a single bond form to meet the bond requirement for both the International Carrier (type 3) and the Instrument of International Traffic (type 3A).  If a single bond form is issued to combine these types of bonds,  one bond number would be assigned by Customs; however the liability of … Read more

What is an International Carrier Bond?

An International Carrier bond, or Activity 301-3, ensures that operators of ships, airlines and conveyors of international merchandise properly manifest their goods, pay for overtime services and comply with Customs regulations related to clearance of the vessel. Therefore, any entity operating a ship, airplane or railway in international areas wishing to gain entry to the … Read more