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210 East Sunrise Highway
Valley Stream, NY  11581

Telephone: (516) 594-9771
Fax: (516) 594-9779
 
 
 
 

Temporary Import under Bond

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Articles which are imported for repair, samples for testing, or other temporary importation may be entered duty free under Temporary Import under Bond (TIB).

These goods may be imported into the U.S. without payment of duty by posting a bond to guarantee they will be exported.  Goods must be exported within 1 year (extensions can be up to 3 years), or the bond is forfeited - usually twice the amount of the customs duties that would have been paid on the original import.

 
 
 
 
Joseph Smith Company offers a full range of import and export services. Call us toll-free at 888-4-JSMITH (888-457-6484) to see how we can put our experience to work for you.

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Joseph Smith Company is not a licensed OTI. All OTI services will be provided via referral through licensed OTI providers