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ACE Automated Broker Interface (ABI) and CBP and Trade Automated Interface Requirements (CATAIR)

These documents contain the technical requirements for transmitting automated data to the Automated Commercial Environment (ACE) via the Automated Broker Interface (ABI).

These documents from the Automated Commercial Environment (ACE) Automated Broker Interface (ABI) CATAIR provides information for prospective ABI filers to initiate the process to file data electronically with ACE either as a new ACE ABI filer or as an ABI filer transitioning from the Automated Commercial System (ACS) to ACE.

Chapters: Drafts for Future Capabilities

Draft ChaptersPublished dateAvailable in CertificationEst. Date Available in Production
Automated Clearing House Payment Authorization / Entry Summary Presentation07/27/16N/ATBD
Automated Surety Interface: Daily Surety Billing Download10/28/16TBDTBD
Cargo Release11/01/18TBDTBD
Cargo Release, Manifest, and Entry Release Query11/27/1804/10/19TBD
Harmonized Tariff Schedule01/03/17AvailableTBD
Importer/Bond Query CATAIR11/16/1801/2018TBD

 

PGA Message Set Documents

PGA Message Set

This section contains the ACE ABI PGA Message Set CATAIR Chapter. It also includes the supplemental guidelines for the Partner Government Agencies. These documents are revised as needed.

Chapters and Appendices:

Supporting Documentation:

Implementation Guidelines:  Ready for Coding

Agency

File

Version

Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS)

AMS CATAIR Guidelines

September 2016

Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS)APHIS ACE PGA Message Set Implementation Guide (CORE)4.8.5
 Lacey Act Declaration ACE Guidance3.1
 Lacey Act Declaration ACE Samples 3.1

ATF

Supplemental Guidance for ACE

1.15

DDTC

Implementation Guide

1.5

DEAImplementation Guide2.6

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

Supplemental CATAIR Guidelines

11

Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS)Implementation Guide 
PGA Message Set SamplesTemporarily Unavailable

Food and Drug Administration

Supplemental Guide

2.5.1

PGA Message Set Samples2.5.1

National Highway Safety Administration (NHTSA)

PGA Message Set Manual

-

National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS)

PGA Message Set Guidelines

August 2016

Implementation Guide for Seafood Import Monitoring ProgramJuly 2017
Office of Marine Conservation (OMC)Implementation Guide2.1

Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB)

Filing Instructions

7.5

Food Safety Inspection Service (FSIS)

PGA Message Set

3.0

Implementation Guidelines:  In Development 

Agency

File

Version

Consumer Product Safety Commission

(CPSC)

CPSC e-Filing Alpha Pilot Implementation Guide

 

Please Note: The Alpha Pilot has concluded.  A new Implementation Guide will be uploaded once the Beta Pilot begins.

Last modified: 
March 18, 2019