How do I start a customs brokerage?
Assuming I am eligible, how do I become a Customs broker?First, you must pass the Customs Broker License Examination.Second, you must submit a broker license application with appropriate fees.Third, your application must be approved by CBP.
Is being a customs broker hard?
If you want the license, you have to pass the US Customs broker exam . This exam is one of the most difficult to pass in the USA. There are roughly 2,600 examinees a year who take the exam, and only around 15% are able to pass. Most examinees will need to take a prep course in order to pass.
How long is customs broker course?
Our 10-week in-depth course provides an extensive review of exam topics including: Entry Requirements. Valuation.
Can I act as my own customs broker?
A broker can be a private individual, corporation, or entity. All customs brokers must be certified and accredited by the U.S. Custom and Border Protection (CBP). Only the official verification gives them the right to operate on the market and provide their services to importers and exporters.