U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) today released for publication in the Federal Register a notice that the air cargo advance screening (ACAS) pilot program has been extended for one year.
The ACAS pilot program is a voluntary test in which participants submit a subset of required advance air cargo data to CBP at the earliest point practicable prior to loading of the cargo onto the aircraft destined to or transiting through the United States.
As initially launched, the ACAS pilot program was scheduled to run for six months. CBP subsequently extended the pilot period and/or reopened the application period to new participants for limited periods. The most recent notice extended the pilot period through 26 July 2015.
Today’s notice [PDF 195 KB] announces that CBP is again extending the pilot period, this time for an additional year. CBP is reopening the application period for new participants for 90 days.
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