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AES Broadcast  10/17/2008          Broadcast  #  2008053
Proof of Filing Citation for Approved Postdeparture Filers
 MEMORANDUM FOR:	United States Principal Parties in Interest (USPPI), 
         Authorized or Forwarding Agents
From:             William G. Bostic, Jr. /s/ Dave Dickerson for
         Chief, Foreign Trade Division (FTD)
Subject:          Proof of Filing Citation for Approved Postdeparture Filers
This letter instructs USPPIs and Authorized Agents to adhere to the 
         requirements in the Foreign Trade Regulations (FTR) for properly annotating 
         export documents for Electronic Export Information (EEI) filed through 
         the Automated Export System (AES).  As specified in the FTR, Subpart A, 
         General Requirements, Part 30.7, the USPPI or the Authorized Agent must 
         properly annotate the bill of lading, air waybill, or other commercial 
         loading documents with the proof of filing citation.  In addition you 
         may refer to Appendix D to part 30 for examples.  Refer to the following 
         examples for the correct AES Postdeparture Filing citation for Postdeparture 
 AES Postdeparture Citation - if the USPPI is filing the EEI
 AESPOST USPPI EIN mm/dd/yyyy 	(Date of Export)
         Example:  AESPOST 123456789 10/01/2008
 AES Postdeparture Citation – if the Authorized Agent is filing the EEI
 AESPOST USPPI EIN- Filer ID mm/dd/yyyy  (Date of Export) 
         Example:  123456789 – 987654321 10/01/2008
Every effort must be made by the USPPI or Authorized Agent to comply with 
         these requirements.  Failure to comply could result in immediate revocation 
         of the Postdeparture filing privileges and/or penalties.
If you have questions concerning these requirements, please contact the U.S. 
         Census Bureau's AES Branch at 800-549-0595, menu option 1 or by email using

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Source: FTDWebMaster, Foreign Trade Division, U.S. Census Bureau, Washington, D.C. 20233
Created: 17 May 200
Last modified: 10 September 2015 at 01:17:01 PM