Customs & Excise – Automation of Registration Licensing and Accreditation for AEOs

Dec 8, 2023 | Uncategorised

8 December 2023 – Section 64E has been updated to enable Customs registrants or licensees to submit their application for accreditation electronically. The existing manual processes have been automated on the Customs Operational Portal.

All applications for the Authorised Economic Operator (AEO) programme must be done using the new automated process after 8 December 2023.

Benefits of the new automated AEO process:

Elimination of manual process: Reduction of manual paper intensive process
Electronic Submission: Clients can now submit electronic applications on eFiling
Simpler Process: Making it easier for new applicants to be part of the AEO programme
Dashboard Functionality: Dashboard functionality for eFiling clients to manage their own registration/licensing profiles
Automated Notifications: Automated electronic notifications

Updated policies, guide and annexure:

SC-CF-07 – Accreditation – External Policy
SC-CF-19 – Registration Licensing and Accreditation – External Policy
SC-CF-19-A01 – Documentary Requirements – External Annexure
SC-CF-42 – Customs Trader Portal – External Guide

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