Import Quote Request

Import Documents Needed in Order to Clear Your Shipment:

1. Power of Attorney - By the Importer signing this form they are hereby authorizing Gallagher Transport Int'l and all it's employees to sign all Customs & Border Protection forms on their behalf.

2. Commerical Invoice - This is something the importer must provide to GTI. Normally the importer has this form in their possesion and is not something GTI provides. Although, if the importer does not have a commerical invoice than GTI can provide upon request. C.B.P. does allow importers to simply write an invoice for their imported items, if they know what exactly is in the shipment and know the correct piece count and value.

3. Packing List - This is a form that is not a requirement from C.B.P. but may or may not get your customs entry rejected and cause C.B.P. to ask more questions about your entry. Therefore taking more time to clear your good from C.B.P. By clicking on the link you can get a form that has been created if you feel you would rather have a packing list.

4. House Bill of Lading (if any) - This is not a requirment from C.B.P. but is required if a House Bill of Lading has been issued by your shipper. Your shipper would be able to tell you how to obtain a copy of the House Bill of Lading, if one has been issued. If you need to track your shipment please click on the link to your left for your ocean or air shipment tracking page. Or you can contact Gallagher Transport Intl and have one of our employees track it for you.

5. Master Bill of Lading - This is a required form for C.B.P. Your shipper would be able to tell you how to obtain a copy of the Master Bill of Lading.If you have an ocean import shipiment, an original copy of the Master Bill of Lading will need to be provided to your shippers U.S. contact with your endorsement anywhere on the back of the original Master Bill of lading. If you need to track your shipment please click on the link to your left for your ocean or air shipment tracking page. Or you can contact Gallagher Transport Intl and have one of our employees track it for you.

6. Arrival Notice - This is not a requirment from C.B.P. but is VITAL to GTI in tracking your shipment and knowing if any charges or other forms are required in order to get your freight delivered to you (the importer). Your shipper would be able to tell you how to obtain a copy of the arrival notice, if one has been issued. If you need to track your shipment please click on the link to your left for your ocean or air shipment tracking page. Or you can contact Gallagher Transport Intl and have one of our employees track it for you.

NOTE: The forms listed above have the basic information we need to clear your shipment through C.B.P. There may be other forms needed to clear your shipment but we cannot make an acurate judgment until we actually have copies of your documents in our hands. For instance, if you have textiles in your shipment, regardless if they are for personal use, samples, and value, C.B.P. may require other forms with the entry.


At anytime, please feel free to directly contact a Gallagher Transport Intl. employee for any questions you may have by clicking here.

Click on the button below at which port you require Customs clearance.

Denver, CO. GTI Office

Portland, OR. GTI Office