On March 11, 2019, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) published an informational notice with details on the revised CBP Form 5106, used to create or update an importer identity, which will be deployed in the Automated Commercial Environment (ACE).
The informational notice covers:
What will stay the same in ACE;
What will change in ACE;
What resources are available for submission to ACE;
Who to contact for issues with the use of the form 5106.
Per the notice, CBP Form 5106 is used for “establishing bond coverage, release and entry of merchandise, liquidation, issuance of bills, refunds and the processing of drawback, and Fines Penalties & Forfeitures actions.” CBP will deploy the revised form in ACE on March 16, 2019.
The CBP notice may be found here: