What is AEO?
AEO is a preferential customs clearing programme that allows trusted customs clients to enjoy:
- Preferential customs facilitation when clearing.
- Reduced time and cost at points of service.
- Customs certified secured and reliable trading partner when trading.
In Kenya, there are two categories of AEO:
- National AEO - the benefits are limited to the jurisdiction of Kenya.
- East African Regional AEO - this a more comprehensive programme since its members are mutually recognized by the East African Community.
Read about the East African Community Authorised Economic Operator Program.