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by Roanoke Trade
CBP has confirmed that emailing of bond images will not be necessary for any ISF single transaction bond (“Appendix D Bond”) filed as an eBond. That means that for any ISF STB that you create in FastBond™, the process has just become easier for you. Because the ISF number must still be included on an ISF STB, there remain two steps to create the bond. As before, you first enter the basic bon...

by Roanoke Trade
On Sunday, Roanoke was one of the first sureties to submit an eBond through FastBond™! We now welcome you to use FastBond™ to process your first-ever eBond! Key points for getting started: Read the latest CBP Policies and Procedures for e...

by Roanoke Trade
To assist the trade in following the new eBond rules to take effect on January 3, 2015, Roanoke has compiled a flyer to clear up the confusion.  As an advocate for the international trade community, Roanoke strives to keep eBond simplified!

by Roanoke Trade
Check out CBP’s new eBond page on its website!  This new section contains a variety of resources, including FAQs, ACE news, events and activities and, soon, updated general polices & procedures to filing bonds.

by Roanoke Trade
The Customs Surety Executive Committee (CSEC) has released an updated version of the eBond Implementation Guide.  ABI software developers should follow this guide when a customs broker ...

by Roanoke Trade
Roanoke Trade, as member of the National Association of Surety Bond Producers (NASBP), represents NASBP on the Customs Surety Executive Committee (CSEC). Members of CSEC collaborated to compile an FAQ and related documents at the request of the National Customs Brokers and Freight Forwarders Association (NCBFAA). This 

by Roanoke Trade
Nearly 30 years ago, Roanoke was one of the first in the industry to suggest an electronic customs bond (eBond). Over the last several years, we have worked long and hard alongside with Customs and Border Protection (CPB), customs brokers, software vendors and other sureties to develop the concept of eBond. The first day of eBond data transmission testing opened on September 3rd with CBP, and w...

by Roanoke Trade
Roanoke Trade is reaching out to our customs broker clients regarding the data transmission options available to proceed with eBond. By viewing the below communication, you will learn about the additional background information on eBond. Please have our survey

by Roanoke Trade
Background The eBond concept has been discussed by CBP, the surety industry and the customs broker community since the mid 1980’s.  A 2011 DHS audit report essentially mandated that CBP centralize STB filing. This is achievable only via an eBond system.  After decades of discussion, many industry members may be skeptical that eBond will happen. However, CBP’s current level of urgency me...