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.

Heading

Position
Segment
Name
Max use
0100
Transaction Set HeaderMandatory
Max 1
To indicate the start of a transaction set and to assign a control number
0200
Manifest Identifying InformationMandatory
Max 1
To transmit manifest identifying information
0210
Extended Reference InformationOptional
Max 5
To transmit identifying information as specified by the Reference Identification Qualifier
0250
Vehicle InformationOptional
Max 10
To provide descriptions that identify a specific vehicle
0255
Seal NumbersOptional
Max 1
To record seal numbers used and the organization that applied the seals
NM1 Loop
Repeat 999
0270
Individual or Organizational NameMandatory
Max 1
To supply the full name of an individual or organizational entity
0290
Demographic InformationOptional
Max 1
To supply demographic information
0300
Additional Demographic InformationOptional
Max 1
To supply additional demographic identification
0310
Reference InformationOptional
Max 10
To specify identifying information
0320
Party LocationOptional
Max 2
To specify the location of the named party
0330
Geographic LocationOptional
Max 1
To specify the geographic place of the named party
P4 Loop
Repeat 20
0400
Port InformationMandatory
Max 1
To transmit identifying information for a port
LX Loop
Repeat 9999
0600
Transaction Set Line NumberMandatory
Max 1
To reference a line number in a transaction set
0700
Manifest Amendment DetailsOptional
Max 1
To correct a manifest record prior to conveyance arrival or to amend a manifest record after conveyance arrival
0800
Manifest Bill of Lading DetailsOptional
Max 1
To transmit bill of lading detail information for a manifest
0850
Extended Reference InformationOptional
Max 999
To transmit identifying information as specified by the Reference Identification Qualifier
N1 Loop
Repeat 25
1000
Party IdentificationMandatory
Max 1
To identify a party by type of organization, name, and code
1100
Party LocationOptional
Max 2
To specify the location of the named party
1200
Geographic LocationOptional
Max 1
To specify the geographic place of the named party
1230
Date/Time ReferenceOptional
Max 1
To specify pertinent dates and times
1250
Administrative Communications ContactOptional
Max 1
To identify a person or office to whom administrative communications should be directed
1260
Export LicenseOptional
Max 1
To transmit information contained on an export license
1270
Demographic InformationOptional
Max 1
To supply demographic information
M12 Loop
Repeat 1
1350
Port or TerminalOptional
Max 10
Contractual or operational port or point relevant to the movement of the cargo
VID Loop
Repeat 999
1500
Conveyance IdentificationMandatory
Max 1
To identify a conveyance and its attributes
1570
Seal NumbersOptional
Max 5
To record seal numbers used and the organization that applied the seals
N1 Loop
Repeat 999
1585
Party IdentificationMandatory
Max 1
To identify a party by type of organization, name, and code
1590
Party LocationOptional
Max 1
To specify the location of the named party
1595
Geographic LocationOptional
Max 1
To specify the geographic place of the named party
N10 Loop
Repeat 999
1600
Quantity and DescriptionMandatory
Max 1
To indicate line item quantity, description, marks and numbers, commodity code, weight, and customs value
1620
Motor Vehicle ControlOptional
Max 999
To define motor vehicle identification and logistics
1630
Marks and Numbers InformationOptional
Max 999
To indicate identifying marks and numbers for shipping containers
H1 Loop
Repeat 99
1650
Hazardous MaterialMandatory
Max 1
To specify information relative to hazardous material
1660
Additional Hazardous Material DescriptionOptional
Max 99
To specify free-form hazardous material descriptive data in addition to the information provided in the H1 segment
1665
Administrative Communications ContactOptional
Max 1
To identify a person or office to whom administrative communications should be directed
2000
Transaction Set TrailerMandatory
Max 1
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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