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Import | Sharks

Your product is managed under the Atlantic Highly Migratory Species International Trade Program and Seafood Import Monitoring Program.

An International Fisheries Trade Permit is required to import this product. The importer of record only needs a single IFTP for all NOAA Fisheries trade programs. 

You must file entry data with the U.S. Customs and Border Patrol to bring this product into the United States. Instructions are available in this implementation guide.

Atlantic Highly Migratory Species International Trade Program

There are no currently no reporting requirements affiliated with this program for sharks. 

Learn more about program requirements

Seafood Import Monitoring Program Quick Links

For technical assistance, email SIMPsupport@noaa.gov or call the SIMP Support Line at 301-427-8301 (toll) or 833-440-6599 (toll-free).

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This tool is not a substitute for the Code of Federal Regulations. If there is a discrepancy between information in this tool and the regulations, the regulations take precedence. Failure to comply with the requirements and deadlines of the import monitoring programs is a violation of federal law for which significant penalties, including forfeiture of imported product, may be assessed. All such violations are referred to NOAA's Office of Law Enforcement for appropriate action. If you believe you may have violated federal law, NOAA Fisheries strongly recommends that you immediately self-report the violation.

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