Drawback is an arrangement provided for under Customs Service regulations
whereby exporters of certain merchandise are entitled to claim a refund of (a)
the duty paid on imported material used wholly or in part in the manufacture
or production of items to be exported, or (b) the internal revenue tax paid on
domestic material used.
582.11 List of Forms
The following forms must be used when drawback is claimed:
a. Notice of Exportation of Articles with Benefit of Drawback (Customs
b. Waiver of Sender's Right to Withdraw Package From the Mail (Customs
582.12 Where to Obtain the Forms
Exporters may obtain Customs Form 7511 and 3413 from the customs offices
listed in 711.62.
582.21 Claiming Drawback
Senders intending to claim drawback on items exported by mail must present
three completed copies of a Notice of Exportation of Articles with Benefit of
Drawback (Customs Form 7511) with the package or packages.
582.22 Waiver of the Right to Withdraw the Package
A waiver of the right to withdraw the package from the mail must appear on
the address side of each package. This waiver may be made on Customs
Form 3413 and affixed to the wrapper, or may be stamped or written in
wording similar to that shown in Exhibit 582.22.
Waiver of the Right to Withdraw the Package
EXPORTED IN BOND FOR DRAWBACK
UNDER N.E. NO.
Must not be returned to shipper or delivered in United States before
submission to District Director of Customs.
We hereby waive our right to withdraw this package from the mail.
582.31 Postmaster's Certification
Postmark and sign the Postmaster's Certificate on the reverse side of
Customs Form 7511 after verifying that the marks and numbers on the form
conform to those on the package and that the sender has signed the
statement waiving the right to withdraw the package from the mail.
582.32 Disposal of Forms
Dispose of completed Customs Form 7511 as follows:
a. Return one copy to the sender.
b. Forward one copy to the customs port where the claim is to be filed
(shown on the front of the form).
c. Retain one copy as a Post Office record. Dispose of this copy after