Work with interactive mapping tools from across the Census Bureau.
Collection of audio features and sound bites.
The Census Bureau packages data and information into easy-to-understand visuals.
Browse Census Bureau images.
Read briefs and reports from Census Bureau experts.
Watch Census Bureau vignettes, testimonials, and video files.
Read research analyses from Census Bureau experts.
Developer portal to access services and documentation for the Census Bureau's APIs.
Explore Census Bureau data on your mobile device with interactive tools.
Find a multitude of DVDs, CDs and publications in print by topic.
These external sites provide more data.
Download extraction tools to help you get the in-depth data you need.
Explore Census data with interactive visualizations covering a broad range of topics.
How we provide the best mix of timeliness, relevancy, quality, and cost for the data we collect.
Learn about other opportunities to collaborate with us.
Explore the rich historical background of an organization with roots almost as old as the nation.
Explore prospective positions available at the Census Bureau.
Explore Census programs targeted for particular needs.
Discover the latest in Census Bureau data releases, reports, and events.
The Census Bureau's Director writes on how we measure America's people, places and economy.
Find interesting and quirky statistics regarding national celebrations and major events.
Listen to audio files on fun facts, historical figures, and celebrations of the month.
Find media toolkits, advisories, and all the latest Census news.
See what's coming up in releases and reports.
Understand the process and requirements of transmitting export information into AES.
See the most frequently asked questions about filer certification.
AES Filer Certification Application Process
- Decide whether you plan to file via AESDirect or one of its products.
- If you plan to use AESDirect, you must pass the AESDirect certification quiz.
- If you plan to file via another method, apply to AES filer certification through the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) web page.
- Receive support from your CBP client representative and Census client representative who will:
- Contact you within 3 weeks from the time of application,
- Discuss your implementation method and
- Assist you during testing.
Prove that your system is capable of both transmitting data to and receiving data from AES. Take the short test. Receive authorization to report EEI to the AES.
Apply to AES Filer Certification (via the Letter of Intent Form on the CBP website)
|1||What is AES Filer Certification?|
|AES filer certification is the process that results in the testing and approval of a company or individual to report Electronic
Export Information (EEI) in the AES. U.S.
Principal Parties in Interest (USPPIs) and authorized
agents must go through this process.
|2||What methods may I use to transmit or interface with AES?|
|o Create your own AES program
o Purchase AES-certified software
o Use an AES service center
o Use AESDirect or any of its enhancements
|3||Is this where I register for the free Internet filing system, AESDirect?|
|No. If you are attempting to sign up for the U.S. Census Bureau’s
free Internet filing system, AESDirect, then you must go
to AESDirect and
follow the instructions under Registration Help.
|4||What different filing options are available in AES?|
Predeparture filing and postdeparture filing are the options for filing commodity data in AES.
Postdeparture filing allows approved USPPIs to report EEI 10 calendar days after the date of export.
Vessel Transportation Module allows vessel carriers to transmit transportation information into AES.