ACE Portal Modernization

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is modernizing the Automated Commercial Environment Secure Data Portal (ACE Portal) over multiple phases in 2022 and 2023. The modernization effort will entail the transition of existing functionality to an upgraded platform, offering easier use and better performance. The ACE Portal offers users real-time access to trade data through features such as ACE Reports, ACE account management, and electronic communication with CBP and Partner Government Agencies (PGA).

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Video Tutorial: How to Get Started in the Modernized ACE Portal
Spanish-language version: Como iniciar en el portal de ACE modernizado
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See "How do I change my Account Owner (AO)?" in the FAQs.


ACE Portal Modernization Schedule

CBP will modernize the ACE Portal over four phases. Below is a notional schedule for the transition of the ACE Portal functionality:

Notional Schedule graphic depicting the four phases of the ACE Portal Modernization
    • New Login Page
    • New Home Page
    • Account View/Edit (Limited)
    • Retire Legacy ACE Portal Login Page

    Learn more about Phase 1

    • Updates to the References tab and other ACE application access points, including a launch button to the migrated Arriving/Exporting In-bonds user interface

    Learn more about Phase 2

    • References Tab Updates
    • Edit Functionality for Account Data for All Account Types
    • In-bond Authorization
    • User Provisioning/Access
    • Cross-account Access
    • Document upload/management functionality for Facilities/Foreign Trade Zones (FTZ)
    • Blanket Declarations

    Learn more about Phase 3

    • Vessel Agent New Account Type
    • Statements
    • Conveyance Template Upload
    • Change History

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