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ACE and Automated Systems

ACE LogoThe Automated Commercial Environment (ACE) is the system through which the trade community reports imports and exports and the government determines admissibility. CBP Trade applies expertise, technology, and automation to create streamlined and efficient processes to facilitate the global exchange of safe and legitimate goods.​​​​

Please visit the ACE Transaction Details page for full details on ACE transmission requirements.

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What's New with ACE

The 2021 ACE User Satisfaction Survey is Now Open!
All importers, brokers, carriers, and other trade community users are invited to tell us about their experience with ACE: ACE User Satisfaction Survey 

Upcoming ACE Deployments: ACE Development and Deployment Schedule

  • ACE Secure Portal Refactoring 
  • Collections-Release 5

Recent ACE Deployments:

ACE Reports:


    ACE Resources:

    ACE User Satisfaction Survey Results:

    • View results for Trade ACE user satisfaction survey hereNew!



    Last modified: 
    October 22, 2021