Customs Broker


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Customs Broker

An individual or firm licensed by customs authorities to enter and clear imported goods through customs. The broker represents the importer in dealings with the customs authorities.

Customs Broker

An individual or firm licensed to represent an importer or exporter in front of customs authorities. A customs broker must ordinarily be authorized to act as such by the local government. The broker files the appropriate paperwork and helps ensure that the goods being imported comply with all applicable regulations. A customs broker is also called a customshouse broker, especially in the United States.
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Over the years Kent, along with other NCBFAA members, has participated in the various working groups of the Commercial Customs Operations Advisory Committee (COAC) to ensure that customs broker and freight forwarder voices are heard within the trade advisory which provides recommendations to the Treasury and Homeland Security department secretaries on how to improve commercial operations within CBP.
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Need to get Customs Broker License & has to be an American Citizen.
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