Do I need an ACE account?
October 12, 2017
Slide Deck 1
October 17, 2017

How do I get an ACE account?

 

For Importers and FTZ operators, go to:

 

https://www.cbp.gov/sites/default/files/assets/documents/2017-May/ACE-Trade-Portal%20Application.pdf

 

You may need to use Internet Explorer to properly access this page.  Then make sure you have:

 

  • Full name and birth date of a company officer, and their authorization to apply
  • Importer of Record (IR) Number
  • Bond number
  • FIRMS code (for FTZs)

 

Hints:

  • Your Primary View should probably be as an Importer even if you are a self-filer
  • You can complete and file the application electronically

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