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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Commerce Form 7525-V, Shipper’s Export Declaration, is obsolete and no longer accepted by the Postal Service.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 Mailer and USPS Responsibilities for Completing and Processing Forms

533.31 Mailer Responsibilities

For items requiring an export license, the mailer must include all appropriate information on the submitted form, including the following:

  1. On PS Form 2976-A, Customs Declaration and Dispatch Note CP 72, the mailer must include an ITN or AES Downtime Citation (see 520) in block 10 and a license number in block 16.
  2. On PS Form 2976-B, Priority Mail Express International Shipping Label and Customs Form, the mailer must include an ITN or AES Downtime Citation (see 520) in block 3 and a license number in block 14.
533.32 USPS Responsibilities

Postal Service personnel must verify that the submitted form is complete and in accordance with 533.31.