Web specifications for AES, NCTS-P5, ICS2 and AIS (inc. EUCDM & CCI upgrades) (UCC)

This section contains the documentation for the web specifications for Customs. These updates went live in November 2020 and were applicable to AIS V1. These updates will also be applicable to the upcoming changes to the import system. They include EUCDM and CCI upgrades which is referred to as AIS V2. The updates also apply to Automated Export System (AES) which went live in March 2023 and NCTS-P5 which went live in February 2024. The web services that existed before November 2020 will still be applicable for all Customs and Excise systems, excluding:

  • AIS,
  • AES
  • and
  •  NCTS-P5.

These new UCC applications will be accessed via the new SOAP and REST web services.

NCTS- P5 specific

AES specific

AIS specific

AIS V2 specific (links will be available in due course)

  • Samples SOAP (AIS V2)
  • Samples REST (AIS V2)

Find out more on AIS Technical Details, AES Technical Details and NCTS-P5 Technical Details.