Government Agencies

1. Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms & Explosives - ATF
Regulates Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms & Explosives, Related Forms
2. Consumer Product Safety Commission - CPSC
Consumer Product Safety Statutes & Regulations
3. Customs & Border Protection - CBP
Secures Trade & Enforces Immigration Laws - C-TPAT, ACE, ISF, IPR, Security Initiatives, TSCA Requirements
4. Department of Homeland Security - DHS
Counterterrorism; Border Security; Immigration; Preparedness, Response & Recovery
5. Federal Aviation Administration - FAA
Promotes air safety; Aircraft, Airline & Pilot Licenses & Certifications; Air travel related statistics
6. Federal Communications Commission - FCC
Interstate & International Communications by Radio, TV, Cable, Wireless & Satellite - Devices thereof
7. Federal Maritime Commission - FMC
Regulates oceanborne transport in commerce & NVOCC Listings and Guidelines
8. Federal Trade Commission - FTC
Consumer Protection; Identity Theft; Antitrust; Internet Fraud & Safety
9. Food & Drug Administration - FDA
Food & Drug Safety; Medical Devices; Animal & Veterinary Products; Radiation Emitting Products; Prior Notice of Imports; Tobacco Products
10. International Maritime Organization - IMO
United Nations' specialized agency responsible for improving maritime safety and preventing pollution from ships
11. Office of Foreign Assest Controls - OFAC
This Dept. of Treasury Office administers and enforces economic and trade sanctions against targeted foreign countries and regimes, terrorists, international narcotics traffickers, those engaged in activities related to the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction, and other threats to the national security, foreign policy or economy of the United States.
12. Office of Textile & Apparels - OTEXA
Info for parties interested in exporting US-made textile and apparel products, FTA's, Trade programs & data
13. Transportation Security Administration - TSA
Travel Restrictions, Guidelines; Special Needs
14. Transportation Worker Identification Credentials - TWIC
Maritime Security Program administered by the Transportation Security Administration
15. U.S. Census Bureau - Foriegn Trade Division - FTD
Automated Export System (AES); Schedule B Classification; Intl Trade Data; Foreign Trade Regulations (Title 15); Federal Register Notices
16. U.S. Court of International Trade - CIT
Judicial review of civil actions arising out of import transactions & federal statutes affecting international trade
17. U.S. Department of Agriculture - USDA
Meat & Poultry Inspection; Animal Import / Export; Food Labeling; Packaging & Distribution; 2008 Farm Bill
18. U.S. Department of State - DOS
Arms Control; Nonproliferation & Disarmement; Passports; Visas; Travel Restrictions
19. U.S. Department of Commerce - DOC
Encompasses BIS; Census Bureau; ITA; Patent & Trademark Office + Other Misc. Agencies
20. U.S. Department of Transportation - DOT
Oversees federal Highway, Air, Railroad, and Maritime transportation; Includes the FAA, FHA, FRA, NHTSA, OIG, & STB.
21. U.S. Department of Treasury
Promotes economic Prosperity & Financial Security; Advises on Intl Economic & Trade Policy
22. U.S. DOC - Bureau of Industry & Security - BIS
Export Controls & Treaty Compliance; Export Control Basics, Controlled Commodity Classifications; "Deemed" Exports (Technology & Information); SNAP-R Electronic Licensing System
23. U.S. DOC - International Trade Administration - ITA
General Trade; Export; Compliance; Enforcement Information
24. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency - EPA
Toxic Substances Control Act; Chemical Safety Info; Pesticides; Insecticides; Fungicides
25. U.S. Fish & Wildlife - USF&W
Endangered Species; Plant & Wildlife Import & Export Permits; Cites Permits; Antique Restrictions; Form 3177
26. U.S. International Trade Commission - ITC
Determines import injury to U.S. Co.'s - Antidumping; Countervailing; Patent, Trademark, Copyright Infringement
27. USDA Animal & Plant Health Inspection Service - APHIS
Animal & Plant import & export info; Phytosanitary Certificates; Animal & Plant (Products thereof) Permits; Biotechnology Permits
28. World Trade Organization - WTO
International body dealing with the rules of trade between nations