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Impact of Authorised Economic Operator (AEO) Status on other Customs Applications: Assessing the benefits of AEO prior to applying for other regimes or procedures

The criteria and conditions for each regime or procedure, detailed in sections CAA07000 to CAA07320 are mapped against the criteria and conditions required to be fulfilled for AEO applicants.


Economic operators should consider, dependent on the extent to which the AEO criteria needs to be met for each regime or procedure applied for, whether it would be beneficial to apply for AEO status.  Please see section CAA08050 for details on applying for Authorised Economic Operator (AEO) Status.