355 U.S. Customs Acceptance/Rejection

Functional Group AZ

X12I Transportation Subcommittee

This Draft Standard for Trial Use contains the format and establishes the data contents of the U.S. Customs Acceptance/Rejection Transaction Set (355) for use within the context of an Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) environment. The transaction set can be used by U.S. Customs to report errors and discrepancies discovered in the U.S. Customs transaction sets to ocean carriers, terminal operators, port authorities and service centers.

Heading

Position
Segment
Name
Max use
  1. To indicate the start of a transaction set and to assign a control number

  2. To transmit manifest identifying information

  3. To transmit information in a free-form format for comment or special instruction

  4. P4 Loop Mandatory
    Repeat 20
    1. To transmit identifying information for a port

    2. To transmit information in a free-form format for comment or special instruction

    3. LX Loop Optional
      Repeat 9999
      1. To reference a line number in a transaction set

      2. M13 Loop Optional
        Repeat 1
        1. To correct a manifest record prior to conveyance arrival or to amend a manifest record after conveyance arrival

        2. To transmit information in a free-form format for comment or special instruction

      3. M11 Loop Optional
        Repeat 1
        1. To transmit bill of lading detail information for a manifest

        2. To transmit information in a free-form format for comment or special instruction

      4. N9 Loop Optional
        Repeat 999
        1. To transmit identifying information as specified by the Reference Identification Qualifier

        2. To transmit information in a free-form format for comment or special instruction

      5. N1 Loop Optional
        Repeat 5
        1. To identify a party by type of organization, name, and code

        2. To transmit information in a free-form format for comment or special instruction

        3. N3 Loop Optional
          Repeat 2
          1. To specify the location of the named party

          2. To transmit information in a free-form format for comment or special instruction

        4. N4 Loop Optional
          Repeat 1
          1. To specify the geographic place of the named party

          2. To transmit information in a free-form format for comment or special instruction

        5. PER Loop Optional
          Repeat 1
          1. To identify a person or office to whom administrative communications should be directed

          2. To transmit information in a free-form format for comment or special instruction

      6. M12 Loop Optional
        Repeat 9999
        1. To transmit in-bond information

        2. To transmit information in a free-form format for comment or special instruction

        3. P5 Loop Optional
          Repeat 5
          1. To indicate port-related data

          2. To transmit information in a free-form format for comment or special instruction

        4. M21 Loop Optional
          Repeat 1
          1. To transmit data relating to a U.S. Customs in-bond movement

          2. To transmit information in a free-form format for comment or special instruction

      7. M14 Loop Optional
        Repeat 9999
        1. General order bill of lading

        2. To transmit information in a free-form format for comment or special instruction

      8. M15 Loop Optional
        Repeat 9999
        1. To notify Customs of in-bond cargo movement or of a conveyance arrival or departure, or of transfer of custodial liability when an in-bond movement involves multiple legs

        2. To transmit information in a free-form format for comment or special instruction

      9. M20 Loop Optional
        Repeat 9999
        1. To provide Customs with Permit to Transfer details

        2. To transmit information in a free-form format for comment or special instruction

      10. VID Loop Optional
        Repeat 999
        1. To identify a conveyance and its attributes

        2. To transmit information in a free-form format for comment or special instruction

        3. MBL Loop Optional
          Repeat 9999
          1. To specify a bill of lading number and associated information

          2. To transmit information in a free-form format for comment or special instruction

          3. M13 Loop Optional
            Repeat 999
            1. To correct a manifest record prior to conveyance arrival or to amend a manifest record after conveyance arrival

            2. To transmit information in a free-form format for comment or special instruction

        4. VC Loop Optional
          Repeat 21
          1. To define motor vehicle identification and logistics

          2. To transmit information in a free-form format for comment or special instruction

        5. N10 Loop Optional
          Repeat 999
          1. To indicate line item quantity, description, marks and numbers, commodity code, weight, and customs value

          2. To transmit information in a free-form format for comment or special instruction

          3. H1 Loop Optional
            Repeat 10
            1. To specify information relative to hazardous material

            2. To transmit information in a free-form format for comment or special instruction

            3. H2 Loop Optional
              Repeat 99
              1. To specify free-form hazardous material descriptive data in addition to the information provided in the H1 segment

              2. To transmit information in a free-form format for comment or special instruction

Detail

Position
Segment
Name
Max use
  1. To transmit a fixed-format record or matrix contents

  2. To indicate the end of the transaction set and provide the count of the transmitted segments (including the beginning (ST) and ending (SE) segments)

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