What is an EDI 356 U.S. Customs Permit to Transfer Request?

The EDI 356 transaction set facilitates trade entities to send a request to Customs for a Permit To Transfer (PTT). This request is generated electronically and thus streamlines the port movement of cargo process by allowing trading entities to request a permit to transfer their cargo.

The data contents and format of EDI 356 U.S. Customs Permit to Transfer Request are used for the electronic interchange of information. It is divided into various segments and data elements.

Workflow for the Exchange of an EDI 356 U.S. Customs Permit to Transfer Request

EDI 356 falls under the category of X12I Transportation transaction set. It streamlines cargo movements within the port by allowing trade entities to electronically request a Permit To Transfer from Customs.

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EDIConnect is designed to handle EDI X12, HL7, and EDIFACT transaction sets. EDIConnect, bundled with its built-in parser, validator, and transaction builder, makes the process of sending and receiving EDI messages quick and easy. It also enables businesses and trade partners to communicate in a seamless manner and achieve EDI compliance.

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