POWER OF ATTORNEY
|Department of the Treasury
|Check the appropriate box:
|U.S. Customs Service
|[ ] Individual
|19 CFR 141.32
|[ ] Partnership
|[ ] Corporation
|[ ] Sole Proprietorship
|KNOW ALL MEN BY THESE PRESENTS: That, ___________________________________________________
(Full name of person, partnership, or corporation, or sole proprietorship; identity)
|a corporation doing business under the laws of the State of _______________ or a _________________________
|doing business as ______________________________ residing at _____________________________________
|having an office an place of business at ___________________________________________________________ ,
|hereby constitutes an appoints; Valencia International, Inc. and authorized employees.
As a true an lawful agent and attorney of the grantor named above for and in the name,
place, and stead of said grantor from this date and in Customs District _____ , and in no
other name, to make, endorse, sign, declare, or swear to any entry, withdrawal,
declaration, certificate, bill of lading, or other document required by law regulation in
connection with the importation, transportation, or exportation of any condition which may
be required by law or regulation in connection with such merchandise; to receive any
merchandise deliverable to said grantor;
To make endorsements on bills of lading conferring authority to make entry and collect drawback, and to make, sign, declare or swear to any statement, supplemental statement, schedule, supplemental schedule, certificate of delivery, certificate of manufacture, certificate of manufacture and delivery, abstract of manufacturing records, declaration of proprietor on drawback entry, declaration of exporter on drawback entry, or any other affidavit or document which may be required by law or regulation for drawback purposes, regardless of whether such bill of lading, sworn statement, schedule, certificate, abstract, declaration, or other affidavit or document is intended for filling in said district or in any other customs district;
To sign, seal, and deliver for and as the act of said grantor any bond required by law or regulation in connection with the entry or withdrawal of imported merchandise or merchandise exported with or without benefit or drawback, or in connection with the entry, clearance, lading, unlading or navigation of any vessel or other means of conveyance owned or operated by said grantor, and any and all bonds which may be voluntarily given and accepted under applicable laws and regulations, consignee's and owner's declarations provided for in section 485, Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, or affidavits in connection with the entry of merchandise;
To sign and swear to any document and to perform any act that my be necessary or required by law or or regulation in connection with the entering, clearing, lading, unlading, or operation of any vessel or other means of conveyance owned or operated by said grantor;
And generally to transact at the customhouses in said district any and all customs business, including making, signing, and filling of protests under section 514 of the Tariff Act of 1930, in which said grantor is or may be concerned or interested and which may properly be transacted or performed by an agent and attorney, giving to said agent and attorney full power and authority to do anything whatever requisite and necessary to be done in the premises as fully as said grantor could do if present and acting, hereby ratifying and confirming all that the said agent and attorney shall lawfully do by virtue of these presents; the foregoing power of attorney to remain in full force and effect until the ______ day of ____________ , 19 ___ , or until notice of revocation in writing is duly given to and received by the District Director of Customs of the district aforesaid. If the donor of this power of attorney is a partnership, and said the power shall in no case have any force or effect after the expiration of 2 years from the date of its receipt in the office of the district director of customs of the said district.
|IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the said ___________________________________________________ has caused these presents
|to be sealed and signed: (Signature) _________________________________________________________________________
|(Capacity)________________________________________ (Date) _______________________________
Please note that the preparation of a NAFTA certificate of origin confers certain legal rights, and imposes certain legal obligations and liabilities on the party signing the document. Similar rights obligations and liabilities attach to importers that claim NAFTA treatment. Certificates of origin should therefore be based on a careful inquiry into the terms of NAFTA. Certificates of origin must be in the posetion of the importer at the time preferential treatment is claimed and shall be presented to customs upon request. In order to avoid denials of your NAFTA claims, we ask that you provide us with copies of your certificate of origin prior to making entry. For further information concerning NAFTA and certificates of origin, please contact Guillermo Valencia, Roberto Jaques or Luis Leyva.
Another Important Notice: If you are the importer of record, payment to the broker will not relieve you of liability for Customs charges (duties, taxes, or other debts owed Customs) in the event the charges are not paid by the broker. Therefore, if you pay by check, Customs charges may be paid with separate check payable to the "U.S. Customs Service" which shall be delivered to Customs by the broker.
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INDIVIDUAL OR PARTNERSHIP CERTIFICATION *(Optional)
|COUNTY _____________________________ ss:
|On this _____ day of ______ , 20 ___ , personally appeared before me
|___________________________ residing at __________________________________________ ,
|personally known or sufficiently identified to me, who certifies that ________________________________
|(is)(are) the individual(s) who executed the foregoing instruments and acknowledge it to
|be ______________________ free act and deed.
(Notary Public) _____________________________________________________________________________________
CORPORATE CERTIFICATION *(Optional)
(To be made by an officer other than the one who executes the power of attorney)
|I, _______________________________________ , certify that I am the _________________________ of ___________________, organized under the laws of the state of _______________________________ that __________________________________ , who signed this power of attorney on behalf of the donor, is the _____________________________ of said corporation; and that said power of attorney was duly signed, sealed, and attested for and behalf of said corporation by authority of its governing body as the same appears in a resolution of the Board of Directors passed at a regular meeting held on the __________________________ day of ______________________ , now in my possession or custody. I further certify that the resolution is in accordance with the articles of incorporation and by laws of said corporation.
|IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and affixed the seal of said corporation, at the city of ___________________ this ____ day of __________________ , 20 _____
If the corporation has no corporate seal, the fact shall be stated,
in which case a scroll or adhesive shall appear in the appropriate, designated place.
Customs powers of attorney of residents (Including resident corporations) shall be without power of substitution except for the purpose of executing shipper's export declarations. However, a power of attorney executed in favor of a licensed customhouse broker may specify that the power of attorney is granted to the customhouse broker to act through any of its licensed officers or any employee specifically authorized to act for such customhouse broker by power of attorney.
*Note: The corporate seal may be omitted. Customs does not require completion of a certification. The grantor has the option of executing the certification or omitting it.
Important Notice: If you are the importer of record, payment to the broker will not relieve you of liability for Customs charges (duties, taxes, or other debts owed Customs) in the event the charges are not paid by the broker. Therefore, if you pay by check, Customs charges may be paid with a separate check payable to the "U.S. Customs Service" which shall be delivered to Customs by the broker.
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