The ACE CATAIR Reconciliation Entry Summary Create/Update v5 has been updated on the Draft Chapters: Future Capabilities tab on

The ACE CATAIR Reconciliation Entry Summary Create/Update v5 has been updated on the Draft Chapters: Future Capabilities tab on The document includes the following:
56-Record, 57-Record, 58 Record: Added new records to capture original amounts for double flagged entries. Returned Reconciliation Reference Data: Defined three additional Data Reference Types for the 56-Record (‘ORIAMT’), 57-Record (‘ORIAVL’), and 58-Record (‘ORIREV’).  The deployment to Certification is scheduled for April 19, 2022.

The ACE CATAIR Reconciliation Error Dictionary v8 has also been updated on the Supporting Documents tab and includes the condition codes for original amounts (56, 57, 58-Records).
For any technical questions regarding this update, please contact your assigned Client Representative.
Questions or concerns should be directed to Entry Summary, Accounts & Revenue Division (ESAR) at

Read the CSMS Here.

NCSD April 2022 Webinars

The Office of Trade’s National Commodity Specialist Division and the Office of Trade Relations is excited to present a series of approximately 40 commodity-specific, educational webinars to support Customs and Border Protection’s internal and external customers. The webinars began in February and will run through September 2022. Each webinar will be approximately an hour.  The date and time will vary, so please be sure to check the time for each webinar.  

To provide a more seamless experience, the webinar platform has been changed to Microsoft Teams, and each webinar will have its own link to join. The schedule for the April webinars is below. Please click on the webinar title to register. The link to join will be sent via email on the day of the webinar. We look forward to your participation! 
The April schedule is as follow:
Railway Cars and Parts, and an Overview of the Definitions of a Part Tuesday, April 5, 2022 1:30 p.m. EDT
Heading 3917: Tubes, Pipes Hoses and Fittings Therefore Thursday, April 7,2022 1:30 p.m. EDT
3D Printers – New Tariff Provision Heading 8485 Thursday April 14, 2022 11:00 a.m. EDT
2022 HTSUS Changes & What They Mean for Men’s Apparel. Tuesday April 19, 2022 1:00 p.m. EDT
Footwear i-Shoes Tuesday, April 26, 2022 1:30 p.m. EDT
Thermometers, Barometers, Hydrometers, Oh My!!! Thursday, April, 28, 2022 1:30 p.m. EDT

Read the CSMS Here.
ATTN: Rail Line Release Filers

This message affects Rail Line Release Filers ONLY. All other filers can please disregard.
It was noticed that on certain line release XR messages being returned by CBP the X20 record’s Unit of Measure (UOM) incorrectly showed “NO.” instead of the correct UOM. On Monday, March 21 a fix will be implemented that will result in the correct UOM of “NO” being returned on the XR messages.

Read the CSMS Here.

Reminder ACE Collections Debt Management Release – March 19, 2022 – Correction

Corrected to add the link to the user guide
This is a final reminder that on March 19, 2022, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) will deploy Collections Release 5 – Debt Management to the Automated Commercial Environment (ACE). This release will primarily impact the Office of Finance Revenue Division but will have some impact on the trade community.

For trade users, this release will add:
Tracking of Tariff Bill Dunning letters for unpaid bills from ACE Collections Additional information related to bill sanction and protest status on the Trade Open Bill Report Visibility for sureties into the 612 Report within ACE Reports, available for downloading in electronic formats (will be available starting May 1, 2022) and in a modernized printed format for the mailed version Improved communication with trade users through automated real-time bond status (BS) messages for bill events (see eBond Status Notification CATAIR)An updated CATAIR (eBond: Status Notification (v01.10)) detailing the new BS messages for this release is posted to the ACE CATAIR page on
An updated Releases 4 & 5 User Guide has been posted to ACE Collections – Releases 4 & 5 User Manual – Billing & Debt Management | U.S. Customs and Border Protection ( and is also available in the trade information notice link below.

Support Resources 
For more information on this process, please review the trade information notice. For additional information related to Debt Management, please see CSMS #51076593 For any additional questions, please contact

Read the CSMS Here.

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