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What can I apply for - what type of authority is available?

  • Expansions or reorganizations of the zone: Includes reorganizations under the Alternative Site Framework (ASF) or expansions to add new sites. This process generally takes 7.5 months for ASF reorganizations and 10 months from the time the application is "docketed" for other expansions/reorganizations.

  • Subzones/usage-driven sites: For one company/use. Under the ASF, subzone/usage-driven sites can be designated in a simple 30-day process.

  • Production: Any substantial transformation, change in the HTSUS classification of an imported article (at the 6-digit level) or change in the condition of an article which results in a change in its eligibility for entry for consumption