Exact word search is ON. See section WILD CARDS. AND is default Operator. See section BOOLEAN OPERATORS below.
CustomsMobile’s Notices search engine by default performs exact searches. It also treats two or more searched words as if connected with AND. Example:
Returns only CSMS notices containing fish AND origin. Also does not include fishes, fishing, origination, etc. See section WILD CARDS below.


CustomsMobile Notices by default performs an AND search when two or more terms are specified and no Boolean operators are used.
Returns only CSMS notices containing both fish and origin (default)
Returns CSMS notices containing either fish or origin
Returns only CSMS notices containing fish but not origin
Any combination of Boolean operators is allowed. Example:
Grouping is possible by use of parentheses. Example:


Exact word search is ON. You must use wildcards or fuzzy searches for results other than exact matches.
Notices Mobile allows various types of approximation searches:
fish* finds: fish, fisher, fishing, etc.
The asterisk (*) finds any no. of characters. It can be placed anywhere in the word.
??FTA finds: NAFTA, UKFTA, AUFTA, etc.
Each question mark (?) finds one character. There is no limit to the number of question mark(s), they need not be adjacent, and can be placed anywhere in the word.
fish~.7 finds: wish, fish
Following search term with ~n returns similarly spelled words. "n" ranges from 0 (least similar) to 1 (most similar). Default is 0.5.
You may combine any Boolean operator & Wild Card:


Notices Mobile allows you to boost the relevance of terms in any search:
Boosts relevance of the term in a search. Scale is 1-10


Exact word search is ON. Use * for wildcard. Ex: fish* = fished, fishing, fishery, fish-face, etc.
Finds the words in quotes within n words of each other in either direction
Combine with NOT to exclude results containing words in a certain proximity


Exact word search is ON. Use * for wildcard. Ex: fish* = fished, fishing, fishery, fish-face, etc.
Fields can be searched using any methods allowed for a standard search, e.g., Boolean, Proximity, Wild Cards, Boosting Fields search can be incorporated into a standard search.
Boolean, Proximity & Wild Card Terms in Fields
Field searches may contain all Boolean, proximity, & wild card operators
Combining Fields
Field searches can be combined with each other – but you must parenthesize each field.
Incorporating Fields into a Standard Search
Fields can be used to drill down in a standard search
Boost Field Relevance
Boosts the relevance of the search term(s) for the particular field. Scale is from 1 to 10, default is 5


Field search is not necessary. Searching without specifying a field below automatically searches all fields. See section STANDARD (DEFAULT) SEARCH above.
Notices Mobile allows you to narrow results by searching particular fields (sections) of a CSMS notice. These fields are listed below.
Date Range: Returns notices published between the inputted dates
To: Returns notices addressed to / categorized by the particular group searched. Results are not exclusive. Group (to) list: Automated Broker Interface | ACE* (ACE Outreach Events | ACE Portal Accounts | ACE Reports | New ACE Programming | Cuentas en el Portal de ACE) | Air Manifest | Ocean Manifest | Partner Government Agencies | Rail Manifest | Truck Manifest | Transportistas de Camion
Subject: Returns notices whose subject (title) contains the search term
Body: Returns notices whose body contains the search term
Returns the specific notice (CSMS number) inputted.
Searches content of attachment. In the above example, we will be returned all searchable attachments that contain the term "Automated Broker Interface" (does not search quotation marks, rather performs an exact search).
Searches notices by attachment type. In the above example, we have: all notices with attachments (*), notices with PDFs attached (*pdf*), and notices with Word .docs attached (*doc*)).