CSMS# 16-000531 (06-27-16) announced that beginning July 23, 2016 trade parties will be required to submit electronic entries and entry summaries for additional entry types to the Automated Commercial Environment (ACE). Electronic entries and entry summaries associated with the following entry types will be accepted and mandated in ACE: 02, 07, 12, 21, 22, 31, 32, 34, and 38. Filing of electronic entries and entry summaries associated with entry types 06 and 23 were previously mandated in ACE if they did not include quota merchandise. Filing of these transactions with quota merchandise will also be mandated on July 23, 2016.

For more information on the timeline and implications of the cutover from ACS to ACE for quota please visit the ACE Features Page of CBP.gov, the Quota Information Notice can be found under the Post Release tab.