USDA Publishes FAQ on APHIS Use in ACE

Posted by Matt Schmitt on 7/24/19 5:00 PM

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has published a new Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) document on the use of submitting Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) required import data in the Automated Commercial Environment (ACE).

The FAQ covers topics including but not limited to:

  • How an importer may get started with using ACE;
  • How does ACE work;
  • The benefits of using ACE;
  • Where to learn more about the APHIS Core message set and import data requirements.

Additional information may be found on USDA’s site at


The FAQ may be found here: