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CSMS #18-000472
   
  Title: Voiding Inactive Importer of Record Numbers
  Date: 8/7/2018 4:36:56 PM
  To: Automated Broker Interface, ACE Portal Accounts, ACE Reports, Air Manifest, New ACE Programming, Ocean Manifest, Rail Manifest, Trade Policy Updates, Truck Manifest
 
 
   
 
This message is a reminder to the trade community that, in accordance with 19 CFR 24.5(e) 
(https://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/CFR-2012-title19-vol1/pdf/CFR-2012-title19-vol1-sec24-5.pdf), CBP will void any importer identification number in the Automated Commercial Environment (ACE) that is deemed to be inactive, i.e., not used for a period of one year and does not have an outstanding transaction to which it must be associated.  

Additional information, including the process by which a voided importer of record may be reinstated, can be found at:

https://www.cbp.gov/trade/trade-community/outreach-programs/bonds/bond-centralization-program/voided-importer-faq

Should you have questions, please contact CBP’s Office of Trade, Commercial Operations, Revenue and Entry (CORE) Division at otentrysummary@cbp.dhs.gov.