ISF (Importer Security Filing) Full Enforcement began on May 14th, 2015.
Prior to May 14th, U.S. Customs protocol for ISF violations was start with three written warnings before moving to a liquidated damages penalty. Now, ISF penalties may be applied immediately. ISF penalties will typically start at $5000, with a maximum single ISF penalty of $ 10000. Importers are responsible for the timely, complete, and accurate submission of ISF. To be considered timely the ISF must be submitted 24 hours before