HTS PGA Lookup Tool – Which PGA Codes Apply to Your HS Classification?

HTS PGA Lookup Tool - Which PGA Codes Apply to Your HS Classification?
Quickcode’s HTS PGA Lookup Tool provides a list of PGA names, codes and the different programs within an agency that may apply to your HS classification.

Which PGA Codes Apply to Your HS Classification?

Successfully determining the HS code is just the first step in your import journey. Once you have the correct HS code in hand, it’s time to navigate a complex landscape of regulations and ensure compliance with Partner Government Agencies (PGA). Customs officials play a vital role in applying duties and regulations to your imports, but they also rely on PGAs to oversee specific product categories. To help bridge the gap, we’re proud to offer our HTS PGA Lookup Tool as one of many critical features available within the Quickcode system. Watch the video below as Herb demonstrates how to access PGA codes in Quickcode.

But what exactly is a PGA?

But what exactly is a PGA? PGAs (Partner Government Agencies) are government agencies that collaborate with CBP to enforce regulations on goods entering the U.S. market. These agencies cover various sectors and have specific responsibilities to ensure public health, safety, environmental protection, and more.

Some examples of prominent PGAs include:

  • Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS)
  • Federal Drug Administration (FDA)
  • Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
  • Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms (ATF)

Products subject to PGA regulations often require permits or additional documentation, with each PGA having its own import guidelines. Importers bear the responsibility of understanding the requirements for importing their products into the United States.

If a PGA refuses an import shipment, CBP will subsequently prohibit the goods from entering U.S. commerce.


Try Our HTS PGA Lookup Tool

At Quickcode, we understand the critical importance of PGA compliance. Our innovative AI-powered HS Classification software and HTS PGA Lookup Tool not only helps you identify the correct code swiftly and accurately but also provides invaluable insights into the PGAs that govern your products.

Don’t leave compliance to chance. Quickcode empowers importers with comprehensive knowledge of PGA requirements, ensuring you meet their regulations flawlessly. We help you navigate the intricate permit systems, additional documentation needs, and specific PGA protocols that could impact your imports.

With Quickcode, you’ll gain peace of mind knowing you’re staying ahead of regulatory changes and avoiding import refusals, penalties, and costly delays. Our cutting-edge software acts as your trusted guide, streamlining the entire post-code determination process with ease.

Try our HTS PGA Lookup Tool and maximize efficiency, minimize risk, and unleash your business’s full potential. Experience the freedom to focus on growing your business while our intelligent software takes care of PGA compliance.

Try Quickcode’s HTS PGA Lookup Tool today and embark on a new era of simplified HS Classification that goes beyond the code. Step into a world where compliance is a breeze, thanks to our advanced technology and unwavering commitment to your success.

Unlock the true power of HS Classification with Quickcode – your partner in seamless, compliant importing.


Video Transcript

Determine Your HS Classification Code

Hi, I’m Herb with Quickcode, and today I’m going to be going over Partner Government Agencies, or PGAs, within the Quickcode software. On this page, I have a finished classification. So as we work our way down we can see here’s my 10-digit code, and a little further down the page, once you’ve finished your classification, there will be a section for the PGAs, the Partner Government Agencies.

See PGA Codes That May Apply

Each agency will show in alphabetical order. So here is the agency name as well as the agency code. Underneath each agency will be the different programs within that agency that you might need to reach out to based on the 10 digit code that you’ve selected. Once you’re finished and you feel comfortable on this page and you’ve completed your classification on your finished classifications page you can see that you can look through your past classifications at each agency that will show.

View Past Classifications & PGA Codes

If you did want to see the specific programs within that agency that were flagged for that 10 digit code, you can always click into an old classification, scroll back down to that PGA section and see the specific programs themselves. So if you do have any additional questions always feel free to reach out. You can reach me at herb and I hope that you have a great rest of your day!


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