Simplification & rationalization of processing of AEO-T1 application

Reference is drawn to the Circular 33/2016- Customs dated 22.7.2016 as amended. The Indian AEO Programme is governed by this circular. Multiple suggestions have been received from various field formations, wherein it has been emphasised that the compliance requirements for AEO T1 are not commensurate with the benefits allowed to AEO T1 entities.