Authorised Economic Operators :-

Suggestion :- Digitization of AEO is the need of the hour. Self assessment facility may be implemented with onsite inspection

Answer :- Digitization of application process for AEO-T1 category already implemented Vide Circular No.51/2018-Customs dated 07.12.2018

Physical Verification is mandatory for granting AEO status under T2, T3 and LO categories in accordance with para 4.4.5 of Circular No.33/2016-Customs dated 22.07.2016