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533 Additional Standards

533.1 Shipper’s Export Declaration

Commerce Form 7525-V, Shipper’s Export Declaration, is obsolete and no longer accepted by the Postal Service.

533.2 Shipper’s Electronic Export Filing Required

If an export requires a license, the customer must electronically file export information with the U.S. Bureau of the Census before mailing (see 520).

533.3 Processing at Post Office Facilities

For items requiring an export license, Postal Service personnel at Post Office facilities must verify that the customs declaration is complete (see 123), including a license number in block 17 and an ITN or AES Downtime Citation (see 520) in block 11 on the May 2009 and January 2009 editions of PS Form 2976-A, or block 16 and an ITN or AES Downtime Citation (see 520) in block 10 on the July 2013 and September 2012 editions of PS Form 2976–A.