• Electronic Submission of Passenger and Crew Manifests: A New Requirement
  • June 17, 2005 | Author: Jonathan K. Waldron
  • Law Firm: Blank Rome LLP - Washington Office
  • On April 7, 2005, the Bureau of Customs and Border Protection ("CBP") issued a final rule entitled "Electronic Transmission of Passenger and Crew Manifests for Vessels and Aircraft" (70 Fed. Reg. 17820). The rule requires electronic submission of manifests prior to arrival and departure from the United States and became effective on June 6, 2005.