Australian Trusted Trader

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Provides Australian businesses involved in importing and exporting with an accreditation which enables them to streamline and simplify customs processes.

Who can apply:

At a minimum, you must:

  • have an Australian Business Number (ABN)
  • have been active in the international supply chain for at least two years
  • be financially solvent.

Other eligibility requirements may apply.

Deadline to apply:

Applications may be made at any time.

Contact information:

1300 319 024

trustedtrader@abf.gov.au

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Overview

Australian Trusted Trader provides Australian importing and exporting businesses with the opportunity to earn free accreditation to reduce the red tape involved at the border.

Accredited businesses are able to streamline their processes and expediate the flow of their cargo in and out of Australia, facilitating faster access to markets.

Successful applicants can access a range of benefits, including:

  • a dedicated account manager to work with you to improve your compliance with border requirements and resolve border clearance issues
  • priority trade services
  • differentiated and prioritised examinations
  • Mutual Recognition Arrangements
  • use of the Trusted Trader logo
  • monthly data reports on all goods imported or exported under your ABN.

Eligibility criteria

To be eligible, you must:

  • have an Australian Business Number (ABN)
  • have been active in the international supply chain for at least two years
  • be financially solvent.

Find out more about the eligibility criteria at Australian Trusted Trader.

How to apply

Find out more about how to apply at Australian Trusted Trader.

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