CMS ABI Electronic In-Bond - QP/WP

Updated June 6, 2018
Changes as detailed below have now been implemented on CMS ABI web application.

On November 27, 2017, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) published a final rule entitled Changes to the In-Bond Process. The final rule adopted, with several changes, proposed amendments to CBP regulations regarding the in-bond process.

Updated January 5, 2018

CBP will extend the time frame for initial implementation of these regulatory changes for all participants for six months. CBP Officers will continue to accept paper CBP Form 7512 and input the data on the trade's behalf until July 2, 2018. On that date, paper forms will no longer be accepted for input into the ACE system by CBP Officers. The new implementation schedule will be as follows:

On February 22, 2012 CBP has published in Federal Register "Changes to In-Bond Process" according to which by middle of 2012 paper 7512 form will no longer be accepted. Only Electronic In-Bond requests will be filed into ACE. One of the accepted venues is QP/WP.

Cargo Manager Systems Inc. is pleased to provide a facility called ABI QP/WP through which non-brokers can request electronic In-Bond move authorization and receive responses from Customs & Border Protection electronically. Participants can be Container Freight Stations, and other entities involved in the bonded cargo movement or storage.

In order to participate one needs to obtain an ABI filer code from the local customs office where the entity operates, complete a Letter of intent printed on Company letterhead, sign and fax or email to Cargo Manager Systems at 1-908-688-0883 or

Users of Cargo Manager Systems' CFS Manager can make request directly from the application itself and receive responses into the application.