313 Forms

313.1 Postal Service Forms

The forms used for domestic mail are also used for international mail (see DMM 503).

313.2 Treasury Department Forms

  1. The sender may receive a certificate of mailing on Treasury Department (Internal Revenue) Forms P.T. 26, 27-A, or 550 certifying that the sender has waived the right to withdraw the item from the mail. The individual certificate of mailing fee applies to each completed form.
  2. Post Office facilities may also certify on Customs Form 4455, Certificate of Registration, the exportation by mail of items sent abroad for alteration, repair, or replacement (see 713.43). The individual certificate of mailing fee applies to each completed form.

313.3 Accepting Clerk’s Responsibility for Treasury Department Forms

The accepting clerk must do the following for each Treasury Department form described in 313.2:

  1. Make sure that the form has been properly completed and that the correct amount of postage has been affixed.
  2. Cancel the stamps with a postmark indicating the current date.
  3. Sign the form.
  4. Return the form to the sender.

313.4 Agriculture Department Forms

Certain certificates or permits are required for the exportation of dried whole eggs. For procedures and fees, see 550.