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Equipment Package: International CV Administration

Description: This equipment package is used by government agencies such as customs and immigration, carriers, and service providers (e.g., brokers) to generate and process the entry documentation necessary to obtain release of vehicle, cargo, and driver across and international border, report the results of the crossing event, and handle duty fee processing.
Included In: Automated Clearance System for US Customs
Canada Border Services Agency
Canadian National Commercial Vehicle Safety Database
Commercial Vehicle Information Exchange Window (CVIEW)
Global Information System (Immigration Database)
MTO Commercial Vehicle Operations
MTO License and Registration System
NYS Police Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Unit
General Functional Requirements 1 - The center shall receive domestic transportation and declaration information from Trade Regulatory Agencies such as U.S. Bureau of Immigration and Customs Enforcement(ICE), the U.S. Bureau of Customs and Border Protection (CBP), and their counterparts in Canada and Mexico.
2 - The center shall provide an assessment regarding a commercial vehicle and driver at a border crossing. The assessment or clearance data will be forwarded on to the appropriate regulatory agencies and roadside check facilities operating at the border crossing.
3 - The center shall provide border clearance status concerning commercial vehicles and their shipments to the roadside check facilities, the commercial vehicle fleet and freight management centers, intermodal freight shippers, other commercial vehicle administration centers, and the trade regulatory agencies.
4 - The center shall receive and store border clearance event data from the roadside check facilities that are located near border crossings.

Last updated: 11-18-05