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Lapse in Federal Funding Impact on CBP Website Operations Notice

NOTICE: Due to the lapse in federal funding, this website will not be actively managed. This website was last updated on December 21, 2018 and will not be updated until after funding is enacted. As such, information on this website may not be up to date. Transactions submitted via this website might not be processed and we will not be able to respond to inquiries until after appropriations are enacted.

 

Aviso del impacto de la interrupción de fondos federales en las operaciones del sitio web del Oficina de Aduanas y Protección Fronteriza de los Estados Unidos (CBP, por sus siglas en inglés)

AVISO:  A causa de la interrupción de fondos federales, este sitio de web no será administrado activamente. La última actualización a este sitio web se realizó el 21 de diciembre de 2018 y no se harán más actualizaciones hasta que el gobierno reanude operaciones; por ende, puede que el sitio web no refleje la información más reciente. Es posible que no podamos procesar transacciones ni responder a
preguntas hasta que se reanuden operaciones.

Automated Commercial System and the Automated Broker Interface

The Automated Commercial System (ACS) is used by CBP to track, control, and process all goods imported into the United States. 

A key component is the Automated Broker Interface (ABI), which allows qualified participants to electronically file required import data with Customs. ABI is a voluntary program available to brokers, importers, carriers, port authorities, and independent service centers.

CBP is currently working to transition cargo processing to the Automated Commercial Environment (ACE). ACE is being developed as the primary, modernized system through which the U.S. government will track, control and process all imported and exported goods. As CBP processing is transitioned to ACE, the technical requirements for transmitting data to ACE via ABI will be posted on CBP.gov under the ACE web page.

Technical Information, including requirements for transmitting data via ABI:

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Learn latest details on ACE implementation:

Last modified: 
June 15, 2018