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U.S. Foreign-Trade Zones
Encouraging activity and investment in the U.S.

Foreign-Trade Zones Board

Foreign-Trade Zones Resources

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How to Apply
Formats, guidance and instructions on requests for FTZ authority and site and subzone designations.
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Online FTZ Information System (OFIS)
Provides information on each foreign-trade zone such as contact information, sites, subzones and approvals. Also includes Federal Register notices with recent applications attached and comments received. This is the link you will use to submit your Annual Report.
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Reading Room
Additional information regarding Foreign-Trade Zones
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Grantee Information Page
Information to assist FTZ Grantees in implementing and operating their foreign-trade zones

Reference Links


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Background Information on FTZs

FAQs, a training video and other information on the FTZ program

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Foreign-Trade Zones Act

Read the Foreign-Trade Zones Act, 19 U.S.C. sections 81a-81u.

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Foreign-Trade Zones Regulations

Review the 2012 preamble and Subparts A-G of the FTZ Regulation 15 CFR Part 400.

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Annual Report to Congress

View past annual reports to the Congress of the United States dating back to 1994.

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Questions?

If you have any additional questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.

CBP Information


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CBP FTZ Information

Information about U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) oversight of FTZs as well as information for CBP on FTZ Board procedures.