OMB No. 0625-0139
Exp. Date 5/31/2008
The Foreign-Trade Zones Board
Application for FTZ Manufacturing Authority
In addition to the basic information to provide on this page, the form for FTZ manufacturing
authority has four possible sections to complete. Most companies do not need to complete all four
sections – complete only the sections that apply to you.
Our web site – http://www.trade.gov/ftz – explains the different types of manufacturing authority
available and has sample completed applications. If you have questions, please contact the FTZ
Board staff at (202) 482-2862.
' WHICH SECTIONS TO COMPLETE?
For all applications:
All applicants must complete Section A (company/industry information).
All applications will also use at least one of the three "Products and Components" sections (Sections
B, C, and D). Those sections are used to list a scope of products to be manufactured and foreign
components to be used for the different types of manufacturing applications:
Only used if you are requesting temporary/interim authority;
Only used to define the primary scope if requesting permanent authority; and
Only used to define an optional secondary scope (for permanent authority).
Only fill out the sections that are relevant to the authority you are seeking, answering the questions
completely using the boxes provided. There is a continuation page at the end of Section A, if needed.
' SITE INFORMATION/COMPANY NAME
Company (Manufacturer) Name:
SECTION A (PRODUCT, COMPANY, & INDUSTRY INFORMATION)
For each section, please answer all questions completely within the appropriate box provided. (There
is a continuation page provided at the end of this section, if needed.) Submission of incomplete or
inaccurate information may delay the processing of your application.
' APPLICATION LETTER
A1. Your application must include a letter identifying your company and summarizing the zone
site(s) to be used, proposed FTZ manufacturi