US Customs FIRMS Codes
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US Customs FIRMS Codes

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A FIRMS code is a four digit alpha-numeric identifier assigned by US Customs to:

  • Container Freight Stations,
  • Warehouse Deconsolidators,
  • Foreign Trade Zones,
  • Bonded Warehouses,
  • or any other US Customs Service bonded facility.

What does FIRMS stand for?

Facilities Information and Resources Management System

Why are FIRMS codes important?

Facilities with the ability to transmit AMS (Automated Manifest System) information directly to US Customs must have a Customs assigned FIRMS code.

When are FIRMS Codes used?

FIRMS codes are used when communicating with a US Customs Port of Entry. They're required on import paperwork, inbond transit orders, and other Customs documents.