BEA eFile and Secure Messaging System

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The eFile system requires Adobe Acrobat (Reader or Professional) version 7.0 or newer.
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  • Your eFile ID ends in an underscore (_) followed by a number.
  • A different eFile ID is needed for each survey but it can be used for all periods of that survey.
Survey Resources and Contact Information
BE-12/15 (202) 606-5615 be12_15efile@bea.gov
BE-605 (202) 606-5577 be605efile@bea.gov
BE-10/11 (202) 606-5566 be10_11efile@bea.gov
BE-577 (202) 606-5557 be577efile@bea.gov
BE-45/120/125/140/150/180/185 (202) 606-5588 services_efile@bea.gov
BE-9/29/30/37 (202) 606-5588 bp_efile@bea.gov
BE-40 (quarterly and annual) (202) 606-5588 be40efile@bea.gov
...for technical assistance with eFile call (202) 606-9914 - Please include your name, phone number, the survey you are filing, the ID (if known) and a description of the problem you are experiencing.

When communicating by email with BEA, please do not include sensitive Personally Identifiable Information (PII) in the text or in an unencrypted attachment.

Sensitive PII is information that can be used to distinguish or trace an individual’s identity, such as a Social Security Number (full or partial).

Any document containing sensitive PII that is attached to an email must be encrypted. Any email received by BEA that contains sensitive PII in the text or in an unencrypted attachment will be blocked and deleted.

If you have any questions, please contact us using the contact information on the survey you are completing.

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Latest Available Periods
Survey Period
Foreign Direct Investment in the US
BE-12/15 2013 Annual
BE-605 2014 Q1
US Direct Investment Abroad
BE-10/11 2013 Annual
BE-577 2014 Q1
Services Transactions
BE-45 2014 Q1
BE-120 2011 Annual
BE-125 2014 Q1
BE-150 2014 Q1
BE-180 2009 Annual
BE-185 2014 Q1
BE-140 2013 Annual
BE-9 2014 Q1
BE-29 2013 Annual
BE-30 2014 Q1
BE-37 2014 Q1
Miscellaneous
BE-40 Quarterly 2014 Q1
BE-40 Annual 2013 Annual