U.S. Industry Licensing
Licensing Application Process
All imports of steel mill products need an entry-specific license to complete CBP entry summary.
All steel mill imports into the United States require an import license issued by the SIMA office for entry summary. Importers and customers/brokers use this website to obtain their steel licenses prior to completing their Customs entry documentation. The SIMA Licensing System is an online automatic system for users to register, apply for, and receive licenses in a quick and timely manner. The steel import license is used for data collection purposes only.