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ACE Import Manifest Documentation

These documents contain the technical requirements for submitting documentation to CBP's Automated Commercial Environment (ACE) via the Automated Broker Interface (ABI).

Air

These documents contain the technical requirements necessary to electronically transmit air manifests in ACE (AIR-CAMIR).

Air CAMIR:

Ocean

These documents contain the technical requirements necessary to electronically transmit ocean manifests in ACE. This includes ocean CAMIR and Ocean X12 Implementation Guides (IGs).

Ocean CAMIR:

Ocean X12:

Truck

The following EDI messages are being released as an initial advisory to the trade. It is anticipated that these messages will be used in future releases of ACE. The purpose is to aid companies in their advanced planning and budgetary considerations. Please note these messages may change or be modified over time.

EDI Developers Guide

This manual is being provided to the trade to help facilitate the understanding and implementation of Electronic Data Interchange (EDI). It is divided into five chapters, each addressing a critical area of EDI development.