AEO is an acronym for the Authorised Economic Operator (AEO) programme in terms of which authorised economic traders are assessed and approved by the Customs Administration as complying with the supply chain security standards developed by the World Customs Organization (WCO) and awarded certain trade facilitation benefits.
Traders eligible to apply for AEO status include importers, exporters, customs clearing agents, bonded area operators, transporters forwarders, the supply chain considered for the AEO programme.
There is a set of criteria that is required in-order for the trader to qualify for the AEO namely:
STEP 1. Contact the AEO team on AEO@namra.org.na
Step 2. The AEO team conducts a client Pre-engagement meeting with prospective AEO client.
Step 3. Client Express interest by completing and submitting the application and self-assessment forms.
Step 4. Validation process conducted.
Step 5. Accreditation Committee considers application.
Step 6. If approved, client is certified and awarded AEO status.
Step 7. Access and enjoy a range of benefits.
Step 8. Post Accreditation monitoring and evaluation.
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