Apply for an Authorised Economic Operator (AEO) authorisation (C117)

Use form C117 to apply for an Authorised Economic Operator (AEO) authorisation.


Application for Authorised Economic Operator authorisation (C117)

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Use form C117 to apply for an AEO authorisation.

Email HMRC to ask for this form in Welsh (Cymraeg).

Import and export self assessment questionnaire (C118)
Use form C118 to help you understand the requirements associated with obtaining AEO status.

Published 4 April 2014
Last updated 3 October 2018 + show all updates
  1. A new version of form C117 has been published.
  2. New edition of C117 published to replace previous version.
  3. New versions of C117 and C117 notes to reflect legal changes from 5 March 2018.
  4. Updated C117 Notes has been published. Reference to Article 14k(4) changed to Article 28.2.
  5. New versions of the C117 and C117 notes have been published.
  6. Amended versions of C117 and C117 notes added.
  7. First published.