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U.S. Industry Licensing

Updates on Aluminum Import Licensing

Get Started with the Aluminum Import Monitoring and Analysis (AIM) System

This page will be updated with the latest information as changes begin rolling out for the AIM system. Please refer to the tabs below for helpful resources such as highlights of the changes being made, instructional videos for the new system, samples of the new forms, and our FAQs.

Important Update About the Aluminum Licensing Requirement

The United States Department of Commerce has published a notice in the Federal Register responding to comments about the Aluminum Import Monitoring and Analysis (AIM) system and confirming that the stay of the regulations entitled “Aluminum Import Monitoring and Analysis System” was lifted on June 28, 2021. This means that aluminum import licenses are required for entries of covered aluminum products beginning on June 28, 2021. For further information, please see Aluminum Import Monitoring and Analysis System: Effective date and Response to Comments in the Federal Register.

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