OT: Bringing Cisco equipment to US

Lyndon Nerenberg lyndon at orthanc.ca
Mon Jun 29 15:59:42 CDT 2009


On Mon, 2009-06-29 at 13:46 -0700, Aaron J. Grier wrote:
> On Mon, Jun 29, 2009 at 12:19:36PM -0400, Joe Abley wrote:
> > If you want to avoid any unpleasant questions at the border, then the
> > right thing to do is probably to find out what supporting paperwork is
> > required to support the import of the switches into the US, bring that
> > paperwork with you, and declare the switches at customs.

Don't even think about bringing the gear with you. Ship it ahead by
FedEx or UPS and avoid being imprisoned by the border gestapo.

Seriously, call a shipping broker and let them deal with it. They do
this all the time, and it's worth ten times what you pay to avoid all
the hassles with customs.

--lyndon





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