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ACE CATAIR Error Dictionary

Document Posting Date: 
July 26, 2021

ACE ABI CATAIR error dictionary for ACE entry summaries.


This page provides the message formats and technical specifications necessary to electronically transmit data to CBP's automated systems.

This document may qualify as a “guidance document” as set forth in Executive Order 13891 and interpretations thereof; such guidance documents are not binding and lack the force and effect of law, except as authorized by law or as incorporated into a contract. This document is being posted to this portal to provide stakeholders with useful information.

Last modified: 
July 23, 2021