US Customs continues to make great strides on ACE. The latest update to ACE will include new entry summary edits (validations) for informal restrictions, taxes, other fees and charges restrictions. See CSMS #14-000327 for more details.
- May 1, 2015: Mandatory use of ACE for all electronic manifest filing – less than 11 months to go!
- November 1, 2015: Mandatory use of ACE for all electronic cargo release and related entry summary filings
- October 1, 2016: Mandatory use of ACE for all remaining electronic portions of the CBP cargo process
US importers — make sure that your software (if you’re self-filing) or your broker’s is ACE-certified. Do it now in advance of these deadlines to ensure uninterrupted cargo clearance.