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Become an Authorised Economic Operator (AEO) and enjoy the benefits

Become an Authorised Economic Operator (AEO) and enjoy the benefits

10 March 2023 – An Authorised Economic Operator (AEO) is a company involved in the international movement of goods and approved by SARS Customs as complying with World Customs Organisation or equivalent compliance and supply chain security standards. AEOs may include manufacturers, importers, exporters, brokers, carriers, consolidators, intermediaries, ports, airports, terminal operators, integrated operators, warehouses, distributors and freight forwarders.

Once your application is successful, you become an accredited AEO with immediate access to benefits including substantial discounts on security.

Apply today:

Step 1: Contact the AEO team on [email protected]

Step 2: Client Relationship Manager conducts client engagement with the prospective client

Step 3: Complete and submit application and self-assessment forms

Step 4: Documentary review and Client Relationship Manager contacts you

Step 5: Validation audits conducted

Step 6: Accreditation Committee considers application

Step 7: If approved, client awarded AEO and access to range of benefits

For more information, see the Authorised Economic Operator (AEO) webpage.

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