350 Customs Status Information
Functional Group SO
X12I Transportation Subcommittee
This Draft Standard for Trial Use contains the format and establishes the data contents of the Customs Status Information Transaction Set (350) for use within the context of an Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) environment. The transaction set can be used by the Customs Service (CS) to supply carriers, terminal operators, port authorities and service providers with cargo release and cargo hold information for import shipments. It can also be used by the CS to provide exporters or their agents, carriers, and service providers with information pertaining to export shipments.
Transaction Set HeaderMandatory
To indicate the start of a transaction set and to assign a control number
Manifest Identifying InformationOptional
To transmit manifest identifying information
The M10 must be present if the P4 loop is used.
To transmit identifying information for a port
The P4 and BA1 loops are mutually exclusive.
The P4 loop is used when supplying cargo releases and hold information for import shipments.
To specify information about a specific event
To transmit information in a free-form format for comment or special instruction
Export Shipment Identifying InformationMandatory
To transmit identifying data for an export shipment
The BA1 Loop is used when supplying status information to exporters or their agents for export shipments.
Transaction Set TrailerMandatory
To indicate the end of the transaction set and provide the count of the transmitted segments (including the beginning (ST) and ending (SE) segments)