ECCN and HS Code for USB Flash Drives
When importing or exporting USB flash drives in the United States you will want to use these ECCN and HS Codes to help with customs paperwork.
The ECCN Code for a USB flash drive is: EAR99
The HS Code for a USB flash drive is: 8523.51.0000
In the event your freight forwarder or delivery service tells you that an ECCN is needed to ship USB flash drives and is required to complete the Automated Export System (AES) or other documentation then please give them the above information and it should all work out.
ECCN stands for Export Control Classification Number. An ECCN is an alpha-numeric classification used in the Commerce Control List to identify items for export control purposes.
HS Code is the “Harmonized System” which is a 6-digit standardized numerical method of classifying traded products developed and maintained by the World Customs Organization. The Harmonized System system (HS) forms the basis of all countries’ tariff Schedule all over the world. Or it helps countries asses value to a product in a standardized way and by definitions all countries can agree and interpret.
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