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Customs Clearance

For over 35 years, we have been helping importers clear US customs successfully. Our full-service clearance not only addresses the most common needs of importers, but also extends from pre-import consultation to post-import logistics and technical support. We do whatever it takes to alleviate and minimize Customs clearance problems.

Who needs US Customs Clearance Services?

Clients looking to import products into the United States. Clearing US Customs can be a complicated and time-consuming endeavor. By working with seasoned Customs Brokers like Inter-Orient Services, you can rest assured that your shipments will be filed correctly and cleared with minimum delay and cost. 


Inter-Orient Services (IOS) provides a full range of customs brokerage services to ensure that your goods reach their final destinations with minimum cost, interference, and delay. IOS can clear shipments through any U.S. port of entry, so we can meet the trade needs of importers in any location within the United States.

US Customs Clearance Services

Pre-Import Consultation

For new clients or established clients looking to import a new item into the US, we provide free US import customs clearance consultations to discuss the import process and requirements needed to import your goods into the US

Quick & Accurate Nationwide Customs Clearance

Our customs clearance experts will provide quick and accurate customs clearance for ocean or air shipments in Los Angeles or any other US port of entry

Customs & OGA Exam Arrangements

If US Customs or Other Government Agencies (OGA) requires an exam, we will notify you and make all the necessary arrangements to get your exams done on time

Trucking & Inland Delivery Services

For every shipment we handle, our traffic department makes sure to trace your shipment to the pre-determined destination, whether that’s the US port of entry or the shipment’s final destination

Duty Drawback Entry Service

For import goods that will subsequently be exported, we help importers file duty drawbacks so that they can claim refunds for certain duties, taxes, and fees paid upon importation

Import Troubleshooting

Our customs clearance experts help troubleshoot any issues that may arise during the import process 

Our Expertise

We build custom solutions for each customer to keep each and every client in compliance with the complex and ever-changing US import requirements. No matter how easy, difficult or complex your import case may be, we are always open to helping our clients clear US customs to the best of our ability.

Extensive Experience

We have extensive experience in clearing US Customs for the following import goods :

Food Products




Household Goods

Complicated Cases

We have also successfully cleared US Customs for complicated cases, such as:


Heavy Building Machinery

Live fish

US Customs Binding Ruling Requests

We specialize in helping importers request a binding ruling from US Customs regarding their import products, including:

  • Confirm correct Import Duty Rates

  • Marking Requirements

  • Anti-Dumping and/or Countervailing Duty Ruling as determined by The International Trade Administration (ITA)

Applying for Other Government Agency (OGA) Import Documents

We specialize in helping importers apply for any import documents required by Other Government Agencies (OGA), including the following:

USDA Import Permit

Federal Trade Commission RN for Textile Products

FDA Registration

Federal Fish & Wildlife Permit

NOAA International Fishery Trade Permit

Need more details? Contact us

We are here to assist. Contact us by phone or email.

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