Egyptian Customs tightens ACI system rules

Egyptian Customs has stopped issuing identification numbers (ACID) for exporters' shipments that do not comply with the Advance Cargo Information System (ACI) regulations, effective February 15. This has been announced by the authorities of Egypt.

Since October 1, 2021, Egypt (as the first country) has made the use of the ACI system mandatory for exports to Egypt. The system is intended to speed up customs procedures and improve border security.

According to the ACI system, it is the intention that the importer requests a unique (19-digit) ACID (Advanced Cargo Information Declaration) number for each shipment.

Not all exporters have completed verification process

However, Egyptian customs report that a number of foreign exporters exporting to Egypt still have not completed their verification process on the CargoX platform.

From now on, Customs will no longer issue ACID numbers in these cases. As a result, exporters cannot upload and send data and documents to their Egyptian importer via CargoX/NAFEZA. This can lead to serious delays and additional costs in the customs clearance process in Egypt.

Source: evofenedex

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17 Feb 2022 at 3:16 pm
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Stephan Bremmer
Sr. Export Documentation Agent
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