The comments that are submitted will be summarized and included in the CBP request for Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval. All comments will become a matter of public record. In this document CBP is soliciting comments concerning the following information collection:
Title:Importer ID Input Record.
Form Number:CBP Forms 5106.
Abstract:The collection of the information on the Importer ID Input Record (CBP Form 5106) is the basis for identifying entities who wish to import merchandise into the United States, act as consignee on an importation when not the importer of record, or otherwise do business with CBP that would involve the payment of duties, taxes, fees or other monies or the refund of same. Each person, business firm, Government agency, or other organization that intends to file an import entry must file CBP Form 5106 with the first formal entry or request for services that will result in the issuance of a bill or a refund check upon adjustment of a cash collection. This form must also be filed by or on behalf of the ultimate consignee at the first importation in which the party acting as ultimate consignee is so named. CBP Form 5106 is authorized by 19 U.S.C. 1484 and provided for by 19 CFR 24.5. The current version of this form is accessible at:http://forms.cbp.gov/pdf/CBP_Form_5106.pdf.
Action:CBP proposes to extend the expiration date of this information collection with an increase in the burden hours from 1,000 hours to 75,000 due to revised estimates by CBP of the number of respondents filing Form 5106. The change in the estimated burden is also due to CBP revising the estimate for the time to complete Form 5106 from 6 minutes to 15 minutes. There are no changes to CBP Form 5106 or to the information collected.
Type of Review:Extension (with change).
Affected Public:Businesses and Individuals.
Estimated Number of Respondents Annually:300,000.
Estimated Time per Respondent:15 minutes.
Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours:75,000.
Dated: September 4, 2012.
Agency Clearance Officer, U.S. Customs and Border Protection.