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customs and excise officer





Customs and excise officers approve or deny the passage of goods through customs barriers for international business and ensure compliance with consignment legislation. They facilitate communication between import and export trading institutions and government officials, and are responsible for taxation calculation and ensuring payment.

Scope note

Excludes customs officer.

Alternative Labels

customs broker

customs clearance agent

customs and excise officer

shipping agent

customs agent

export documentation officer

clearing agent

Regulatory Aspect

To see if and how this occupation is regulated in EU Member States, EEA countries or Switzerland please consult the Regulated Professions Database of the Commission. Regulated Professions Database: