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 ocean-borne 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 Asset 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 – Foreign 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 & Disarmament; 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