309 Customs Manifest

Functional Group AQ

X12I Transportation Subcommittee

This X12 Transaction Set contains the format and establishes the data contents of the Customs Manifest Transaction Set (309) for use within the context of an Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) environment. The transaction set can be used by carriers, terminal operators, port authorities, or service centers to provide Customs with manifest data on cargo arriving in or departing from oceangoing vessels, railroad trains, or other types of conveyances. The transaction set can be also used by carriers to provide terminal operators, port authorities, or service centers with manifest data on cargo arriving at their facilities via the conveyances mentioned above.

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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 identifying information as specified by the Reference Identification Qualifier

  4. To provide descriptions that identify a specific vehicle

  5. To record seal numbers used and the organization that applied the seals

  6. Conveyance Insurance Information

  7. NM1 Loop Optional
    Repeat 999
    1. To supply the full name of an individual or organizational entity

    2. To supply demographic information

    3. To supply additional demographic identification

    4. To specify identifying information

    5. To specify the location of the named party

    6. To specify the geographic place of the named party

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

    2. LX Loop Mandatory
      Repeat 9999
      1. To reference a line number in a transaction set

      2. To correct a manifest record prior to conveyance arrival or to amend a manifest record after conveyance arrival

      3. To transmit bill of lading detail information for a manifest

      4. To transmit identifying information as specified by the Reference Identification Qualifier

      5. N1 Loop Optional
        Repeat 20
        1. To identify a party by type of organization, name, and code

        2. To specify the location of the named party

        3. To specify the geographic place of the named party

        4. To specify pertinent dates and times

        5. To identify a person or office to whom administrative communications should be directed

        6. To transmit information contained on an export license

        7. To supply demographic information

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

        2. Contractual or operational port or point relevant to the movement of the cargo

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

        2. To record seal numbers used and the organization that applied the seals

        3. N1 Loop Optional
          Repeat 999
          1. To identify a party by type of organization, name, and code

          2. To specify the location of the named party

          3. To specify the geographic place of the named party

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

            2. To define motor vehicle identification and logistics

            3. To indicate identifying marks and numbers for shipping containers

            4. H1 Loop Optional
              Repeat 99
              1. To specify information relative to hazardous material

              2. To specify free-form hazardous material descriptive data in addition to the information provided in the H1 segment

              3. To identify a person or office to whom administrative communications should be directed

  9. 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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