Importing Samples for Trade Shows and/or for Soliciting Orders

Thank you for your interest in importing samples. This page should only be used to submit a letter request to import samples for trade shows and/or for soliciting orders. If you have questions about importing samples please contact our office at 202-453-2260, or contact us online prior to submitting a request.


*Full name       
*Email address       
*Employer Identification Number (EIN)       
*Federal Importer's Basic Permit #       

    Enter the permit number that appears on your Federal Importer's Basic Permit
    in the format XX-I-XXXX. The middle character is the letter “I” not the number “1.”.



  One (1) PDF file attachment per submission.
 (PDF may include multiple pages/requests).

  Please do not use special characters such as "&" in your file names.


By submitting this form, you agree that TTB may transmit your confidential returns and return information, as defined by 26 U.S.C. 6103, to the email address submitted on this form for the purpose of processing your request.

  If your submission is successful, you will be taken to a “Thank You" page, and you will receive an email confirming your submission within an hour or so.  If you do not receive an email confirmation, please resubmit your message.    

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Importing Alcohol Beverages for Personal Use:  U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) enforces all laws and regulations for alcohol beverage products entering the United States for personal use. Please see CBP guidance on importing alcohol beverage products for additional information, including the taxes and duties applicable to personal importations, or contact CBP if you have further questions.


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When you send us your contact information we will not share it with anyone outside of the TTB staff or other Federal or State enforcement agency. We will use your information only for the purposes for which it was provided. For more information about how TTB protects your privacy see our Privacy Policy.




Page last reviewed: December 10, 2019
Page last updated: March 2, 2021
Maintained by: Office of Communications.