Automated Export System (AES) - go live on 30 January 2023


Revenue will introduce a new national export system, Automated Export System (AES) on 30 January 2023.

AES will be used to process export declarations and exit summary declarations for all goods moving directly and indirectly to countries outside the European Union (EU).

 AES will replace the following export declaration systems:

  • Automated Entry Processing (AEP)
  • and
  • eManifest system.


There will be a transition window of two months for trade to move from AEP and eManifest to AES. From 1 April 2023, it will not be possible to lodge declarations in the AEP or eManifest systems.

Traders and software providers should note the following:

Automated Export System (AES) trader guides

You will find information for software providers and traders on how to set up Information Technology  systems in Automated Export System (AES) trader guides.

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