Border Processes | BNSF Mexico

Border Processes

Shipping from the U.S. or Canada to Mexico

Waybill Instructions & Examples

Provides detailed shipping instructions for and examples of the requirements to move a car via rail from the U.S. or Canada to Mexico.

Process Chart

Illustrates basic steps of shipping via carload rail to Mexico from the U.S. or Canada.

Shipper’s Export Declaration (SED)

A required document the U.S. uses to compile official export statistics and control exports.

Despacho Previo

Information on “pre-documented” railcars, a Mexican Customs law requiring documentation and payment of duties prior to railcars entering Mexico.

International Customs Checklists and Shipping Instructions

 

Shipping from Mexico to the U.S. or Canada

Waybill Instructions & Examples

Provides detailed shipping instructions for and examples of the requirements to move a car via rail from Mexico to the U.S. or Canada.

Process Chart

Illustrates basic steps of shipping via carload rail from Mexico to the U.S. or Canada.

Rail AMS

Information on steps for the Rail Automated Manifest system that lets rail carriers electronically transmit bill information to Customs.

Customs In-Bond Program

Information on in-bond entry for cargo entering the U.S. that is destined for another country or is to be immediately exported.

International Customs Checklists and Shipping Instructions

 

U.S. & Mexico Customs Contacts
Find a U.S. Customs Broker:

Brownsville
Eagle Pass
El Paso
Laredo
San Diego

Find a Mexico Customs Broker

Forwarding Agents

 

Mexican Rail Carriers

Mexico Weight Restrictions Map

Ferrocarril Mexicano (FXE)

KCSM

Ferrosur

 

Carload/Transload Shipping

Loading Diagrams

Equipment Guide

Mexico Transload Information

U.S. Transload Information

 

Agricultural Shipping

Agricultural Products Rates and Prices

 

Intermodal Shipping

Intermodal Rules and Policies Guide

 

Automotive Shipping

Automotive Rules and Policies

Automotive at a Glance