Bond Filing Delays Expected
CBP has established a page with notices covering the shutdown: Information Regarding Government Shutdown
We received the following message from CBP today. We strongly recommend advising your continuous bond customers that delays should be expected during this period.
FEDERAL GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN
"Due to the Federal Government shutdown, the Revenue Division Bond Team is operating with a limited staff. As a result, we will not be able to maintain our standards of processing submissions within five (5) full business days. The Bond Team will focus on processing, as a result, we will not be able to return phone calls and/or answer status questions in a timely manner. We suggest that you consult ABI and/or ACE for additional information regarding your submission."