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Access ACE for the First Time (pdf - 5 KB.)

Login to the PGA Resource Center (pdf - 5 KB.)

Access ACE Training (pdf - 6 KB.)

ACE Access Application (pdf - 7 KB.)

Retrieve Your ACE Password If You Are Locked Out, or Have Forgotten Your Password (pdf - 4 KB.)

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Seizures of Unsafe Products Surge with ACE Partnership

Entry Summary, Accounts and Revenue Capabilities Test (pdf - 60 KB.)

Capability test will include functionality specific to the filing and processing of formal consumption entries and informal entries, along with ABI Census Warning Overrides and issuance of certain CBP forms through the ACE Portal.

Coming Soon: Instructor Led Training for Ad-Hoc Reporting Functionality (pdf - 42 KB.)

ITDS is excited to provide PGAs with the opportunity to receive instructor–led training on the new ad hoc reporting capability being deployed in ACE. The training will cover new and/or updated reporting functionality and take place on September 8, 2008 from 9:00 am to 11:00 am at the ACE facility in Vienna, Virginia.

Technology Support Update

Effective on Friday, May 30, 2008 a new toll free phone number will be available to access the CBP Technology Support Center.

What is ITDS?
The ITDS program supports the Participating Government Agencies (PGAs) contributing to the development of the Automated Commercial Environment (ACE). The ITDS program assists these agencies in identifying, documenting, and executing their plan to leverage ACE to improve business operations and further agency missions.

What is ACE?
ACE automates and consolidates border processing and is the centralized access point that connects CBP, the trade community, and other government agencies.

A Quick Look at ACE Drops
New ACE functionality is released to PGAs in phases called "drops." The documents describe, in simple terms, four future ACE drops.

Trade Support Network
The Trade Support Network is a group of trade representatives who provide input into the design and development of Modernization projects, such as ACE. The TSN is comprised of various subject matter committees, one of which is the ITDS committee. The ITDS committee is responsible for documenting the trade's user requirements as they relate to federal government agency integration into ACE. For more information contact

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