So, if your company is an entry filer and is looking to participate in one of the PGA pilot programs for ACE Cargo Release you can follow the instructions below:
As a filer, you will need to follow the Production instructions.
1. Verify with your software provider that you have the most updated version of the software capable of filing entries for the appropriate PGA. - Note: If you intend to file EPA or FDA, excluding disclaimers, you will need to contact those PGA's directly to discuss requirements, in addition to contacting CBP. - If you are only filing disclaimers for EPA or FDA, you only need to contact the CBP staff listed below.
2. Send an email to the CBP staff listed at the bottom of this page and your assigned CBP client representative. - Include your company name, filer code, port code, vendor's name and filer code, the PGA program for which you will file entries, and the commodity.
3. The CBP staff below will help to set up the appropriate profiles in Production and set up a call to monitor the pilot entry that is filed.
4. Any questions related to the supplemental guides should be referred to the appropriate PGA.
To read the entire CSMS please follow this link: CBP CSMS #15-000773 PGA Pilots