Customs & Documentation
C-TPAT (Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism)
This U.S. Customs Service (USCS) program works in conjunction with Mexico's PIP
program to provide maximum border security while still permitting the free flow
of low-risk, recognized trade. C-TPAT is a prerequisite for FAST (Free and
Secure Trade) certification.
FAST (Free and Secure Trade) is a joint Mexico/U.S. program to
ensure tightened border security along with the efficient movement of low-risk,
known and legitimate commerce.
ACE (Automated Commercial Environment)
Developed by the Customs & Border Protection (CBP), this is a commercial
trade processing system used to facilitate legitimate trade and strengthen
Customs may require some or all of the following information in order to permit
a shipment to clear and deliver: