U.S. Customs and Border Protection has set Oct. 7 as the date of its next customs broker license examination. This exam consists of 80 multiple-choice questions and a score of 75 percent is required to pass. Exam topics typically include entry, classification, country of origin, trade agreements, antidumping and countervailing duties, value, broker responsibilities, fines, penalties and forfeitures, protests, marking, prohibited and restricted merchandise, drawback, intellectual property rights and other subjects pertinent to a broker’s duties. To take the exam applicants must be a U.S. citizen at least 18 years of age and not employed by the federal government as of the date of the exam.
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