On September 25, 2020, the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced modifications to the electronic Foreign Trade Zone (FTZ) admission applications. New functionality includes the ability to request from CBP a Post Admission Correction (PAC) after concurrence of the e-214 with the ability to maintain the Admission and PF date; and the ability to cancel / delete a Permit to Transfer (PTT) by way of a CBP assigned PTT Unique Identifier (PID). 85 Federal Register 60479 (September, 25, 2020).
Further guidance on the process for Merchandise Zone Status changes are contained in the recently posted FTZ CATAIR Version 3.0 (Sept. 2020). We expect to see a more detailed Business Document that will provide further guidance and FAQ’s.
As of September 26, 2020, modifications to the Test will become operational with the exception of the expanded nine-digit zone identification number, which will be implemented as of January 25, 2021. The Test will continue until concluded by way of announcement in the Federal Register. Clients should expect ACE e-214 management issues.