M20 Permit to Transfer Request Details

To provide Customs with Permit to Transfer details

Position
Element
Name
Type
Requirement
Min
Max
Repeat
M2001
Standard Carrier Alpha Code
Identifier (ID)
Mandatory
2
4
1
Standard Carrier Alpha Code
M2001 is used to identify the bill of lading issuer.
M2002
Bill of Lading/Waybill Number
String (AN)
Mandatory
1
25
1
Identification number assigned to the shipment by the carrier or consolidator
M2003
Equipment Initial
String (AN)
Mandatory
1
4
1
Prefix or alphabetic part of an equipment unit's identifying number
M2004
Equipment Number
String (AN)
Mandatory
1
15
1
Sequencing or serial part of an equipment unit's identifying number (pure numeric form for equipment number is preferred)
M2005
Location Qualifier
Identifier (ID)
Mandatory
1
2
1
Code identifying type of location
M2006
Location Identifier
String (AN)
Mandatory
1
30
1
Code which identifies a specific location
M2007
Reference Identification Qualifier
Identifier (ID)
Mandatory
2
3
1
Code qualifying the Reference Identification
M2008
Reference Identification
String (AN)
Mandatory
1
50
1
Reference information as defined for a particular Transaction Set or as specified by the Reference Identification Qualifier
M2009
Free-form Description
String (AN)
Optional
1
45
1
Free-form descriptive text

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