Authorised Economic Operators

Support and advice for businesses applying for AEO certificates

As a business interested in applying for Authorised Economic Operator (AEO) status, you can turn to the HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) AEO team for help and information. The AEO team can be contacted by email at

The government organisation with primary responsibility for providing trade support is HMRC. You can call the HMRC Excise & Customs Helpline on Tel 0300 200 3700.