Customs Publishes Revised Terms and Conditions for Using ACE Portal
U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) published in today's Federal Register a notice revising the Terms and Conditions for access to and use of the Automated Commercial Environment (ACE) Secure Data Portal (ACE Portal). The principal changes to the terms and conditions include:
- A revised definition of "Account Owner'' to permit either an individual or a legal entity to serve in this capacity.
- New requirements relating to providing notice to CBP when there has been a material change in the status of the Account and/or Account Owner.
- Explanatory provisions as to how the information from a particular account may be accessed through the ACE Portal when that account is transferred to a new owner.
The Terms and Conditions set forth in todays Federal Register notice will appear on the introductory screen for the ACE Portal. Any party seeking access to the ACE Portal will be required to accept those Terms and Conditions as set forth on the screen.