Hong Kong AEO

Hong Kong Authorised Economic Operator (AEO) programme


The AEO program bridges the partnership between Custom and logistics / trading partners. By becoming a recognized AEO partner, they may enjoy less Customs inspection, prioritized Customs Clearance, and even Mutual Recognised Agreement with overseas Customs of nine countries. These recognitions and advantage boosts your reputation and are value adding to your clients.

The application process involves auditing of:

  • Customs Compliance
  • Maintenance of Commercial Records
  • Financial Soundness
  • Premises Security and Access Control
  • Personnel Security
  • Cargo Security
  • Conveyance Security, etc.

The above requirements are based on a few frameworks, including ISO28001, ISO9001 and the SAFE framework under the World Customs Organization (WCO) SAFE framework of standards to Secure and Facilitate Global Trade.

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