Qualifying Individual (QI)

What does it take to be a Qualifying Individual (QI)? Learn about the role of the QI in FMC licensing applications.

Types of FMC Licenses

In the U.S. ocean trades NVOCCs and Ocean Freight Forwarders (OFFs) based in the U.S. must obtain a license from the FMC. In order to obtain these licenses, entities must have a Qualifying Individual (QI). What is a Qualifying Individual (QI)?

Ocean Freight Forwarder (OFF)

What is an Ocean Freight Forwarder (OFF)? Get the details on what it means to be an OFF in the U.S. ocean trade lanes.