OFM CUSTOMS REQUEST CHECKLIST

REQUEST FOR CUSTOMS CLEARANCE OF MERCHANDISE (FORM DS-1504)

MANDATORY INFORMATION FOR PERSONAL AND OFFICIAL REQUESTS

- Name of Embassy, Consulate, Legation or International Organization

- Port of Clearance

- Consignee's Name and Title

- Purpose

- Consignee's PID number or check if newly assigned

- Carrier/ Supplier (airline, vessel, train , truck, etc.)

- Customs Entry or Manifest No. (In-Transit (IT) Number)

- Airway Bill, Bill of Landing

- Total Weight

- Mail Entry No.

- Detailed Description of Merchandise

Official Requests (Including the Mandatory Information)

- Ownership of Materials

- Specify use of the Materials

- Specify whether the Materials involve any commercial use or advertisement

- State whether the Material will be distributed free or remain at the Mission

Liquor Requests (Including the Mandatory Information)

- Description of Merchandise

- Size and Quantity

- Bond or Item Numbers

Personal and Mission Vehicle Requests (Including the Mandatory Information)

- Color, Make, Model, Year, and Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)

Official and Personal Requests (Including the Mandatory Information)

- Description of Merchandise

- Liquor requests for an official function identified as official and personal

- State and type of official function on the Form DS-1504

REQUESTS REMINDERS

- Form must be typed

- Name of Embassy, Consulate, Legation or International Organization

- Port of clearance

- Consignee's Name and Title

- Purpose

- Personal Identification Number (PID)

- Carrier/ Supplier

- Airway Bill or Bill of Lading Number

- Total Weight

- Detailed Description of Merchandise Signature

- Mission Seal on Each Copy

SPECIAL REMINDERS

- All vehicles must be registered by Diplomatic Motor Vehicles (DMV) before clearance of a vehicle.

- Consumables items must be cleared as personal.

- Retain all Customer Copies (Pink Copy)

PERTINENT CONTACT NUMBERS

OFM/Customs - Edmond McGill, Senior Program Officer (202) 895-3618

Terry V. Davis, Program Officer (202) 895- 3540

David Garcia, Program Officer (202) 895-3444

[This is a mobile copy of Customs Request Checklist]