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CSMS #18-000729
  Title: Importer/Consignee Create/Update ABI CATAIR Available for Testing in ACE on 12/11/2018
  Date: 12/12/2018 10:41:25 AM
  To: Automated Broker Interface, ACE Portal Accounts, New ACE Programming, Trade Policy Updates
As of Tuesday December 11, 2018, the Importer/Consignee Create/Update capability for the 
revised CBP Form 5106 has been deployed in ACE for testing in the Certification environment.  The importer bond query functionality will be deployed in the ACE Certification environment in the coming weeks. A PDF copy of the updated Importer/Consignee Create/Update chapter of the Customs and Trade Automated Interface Requirements (CATAIR) can be found on at: 

Technical questions about the new Importer/Consignee Create/Update capability should be sent to CBP Client Representatives at while questions about the ABI CATAIR operations and policy should be sent to

For additional information on the current and future functionality for creating and updating Importers of Record (IORs) in ACE, please go to on