What is the Automated Import System (AIS)?
How to set up your business to use AIS
You may use
- your own internally developed and supported customs software
- software provided by an external systems provider.
In all cases you should ensure that:
- the customs software you are using can interface with AIS
- your staff are familiar with the content and structure of declarations and message types.
If you choose to use a customs agent
If you employ a customs agent to manage your customs import formalities, you should ensure that the software your agent uses can interface with AIS.
Information for software providers
Revenue provides comprehensive AIS information for software providers to allow them to use AIS. The IT system details are shown in:
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