This document provides a list of Software Vendors who are certified to submit transactions to CBP via the Automated Broker Interface (ABI). This document further specifies what functions vendors are certified to file ABI transactions. This page provides the message formats and technical specifications necessary to electronically transmit data to CBP's automated systems.
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