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M15 Customs Events Advisory Details

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

Sequence
Element
Name
Type
Requirement
Min
Max
Repeat
01
1497
Notification Entity Qualifier
String (AN)
Mandatory
1
2
1
Code indicating type of notifications
02
Reference Identification
String (AN)
Mandatory
1
80
1
Reference information as defined for a particular Transaction Set or as specified by the Reference Identification Qualifier
For cargo arrival or export notifications or transfer of liability, M1502 can be an in-bond number, bill of lading number or container ID. For conveyance arrival and departures, M1502 will contain the voyage or trip number.
03
Date
Date (DT)
Mandatory
8
8
1
Date expressed as CCYYMMDD where CC represents the first two digits of the calendar year
M1503 is the start date of the event.
04
Location Identifier
String (AN)
Conditional
1
30
1
Code which identifies a specific location
R0410: At least one of M15-04 or M15-10 is required
M1504 is the Schedule D code for place of cargo movement, transfer of liability or conveyance arrival or departure.
05
Standard Carrier Alpha Code
Identifier (ID)
Optional
2
4
1
Code identifying the Standard Carrier Alpha Code
M1505 is the unique bill of lading issuer code, required when M1501 is "2", "6", or "B".
06
Time
Time (TM)
Mandatory
4
8
1
Time expressed in 24-hour clock time as follows: HHMM, or HHMMSS, or HHMMSSD, or HHMMSSDD, where H = hours (00-23), M = minutes (00-59), S = integer seconds (00-59) and DD = decimal seconds; decimal seconds are expressed as follows: D = tenths (0-9) and DD = hundredths (00-99)
M1506 is the start time of the event.
07
Seal Number
String (AN)
Optional
1
15
1
Unique number on seal used to close a shipment
08
Reference Identification
String (AN)
Optional
1
80
1
Reference information as defined for a particular Transaction Set or as specified by the Reference Identification Qualifier
M1508 is the Internal Revenue Service identification number of the next in-bond carrier.
09
Standard Carrier Alpha Code
Identifier (ID)
Optional
2
4
1
Code identifying the Standard Carrier Alpha Code
M1509 is the Standard Carrier Alpha Code (SCAC) of the next in-bond carrier.
10
City Name
String (AN)
Conditional
2
30
1
Free-form text for city name
C1110: If M15-11 is present, then M15-10 is required
M1510 is the city in which a transfer of custodial liability occurs.
11
State or Province Code
Identifier (ID)
Optional
2
2
1
Code specifying the Standard State/Province as defined by appropriate government agency
M1511 is the state or province code for the city named in M1510.
12
Yes/No Condition or Response Code
Identifier (ID)
Optional
1
1
1
Code indicating a Yes or No condition or response
If M1512 is "Y", then M1504 is an intermediate port. If "N", then M1504 is the port of final destination.
Codes (9)
13
Reference Identification Qualifier
Identifier (ID)
Conditional
2
3
1
Code identifying the Reference Identification
P1314: If either M15-13 or M15-14 is present, then the other is required
Codes (1904)
14
Reference Identification
String (AN)
Conditional
1
80
1
Reference information as defined for a particular Transaction Set or as specified by the Reference Identification Qualifier
15
Vessel Name
String (AN)
Optional
2
50
1
Name of ship as documented in "Lloyd's Register of Ships"
C1516: If M15-15 is present, then M15-16 is required
M1515 is the name of the exporting vessel.
16
Transportation Method/Type Code
Identifier (ID)
Conditional
1
2
1
Code specifying the method or type of transportation for the shipment
Codes (81)
17
Location Identifier
String (AN)
Optional
1
30
1
Code which identifies a specific location
M1517 is the last foreign port prior to sailing for the United States.
18
Date
Date (DT)
Conditional
8
8
1
Date expressed as CCYYMMDD where CC represents the first two digits of the calendar year
P1819: If either M15-18 or M15-19 is present, then the other is required
M1518 is the end date of the event.
19
Time
Time (TM)
Conditional
4
8
1
Time expressed in 24-hour clock time as follows: HHMM, or HHMMSS, or HHMMSSD, or HHMMSSDD, where H = hours (00-23), M = minutes (00-59), S = integer seconds (00-59) and DD = decimal seconds; decimal seconds are expressed as follows: D = tenths (0-9) and DD = hundredths (00-99)
M1519 is the end time of the event.

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