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Customs Broker Exam Prep Course

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Broker Course Highlights

  • Course administered by industry expert licensed Customs Brokers
  • Organized course schedule with a successful and time-tested format
  • Comprehensive practice test, structured like the official CBP exam
  • Unlimited access to online versions of previous Customs Broker Exams
  • Thorough study guide to help you through the course
  • Masterfully designed quick reference guide to use on exam day
  • On-demand webinars
  • Expert materials help you swiftly learn & understand tariff and customs regulations
  • Over 1500 pages of detailed course material
  • 4000+ previous exam questions compiled into an easy-to-use format
  • Personalized support and messaging at your convenience
  • Track record that shows 23+ years of proven success
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The national pass rate for the U.S. Customs Broker License Exam (CBLE) is less than 30%. But you have the advantage with Star USA’s Customs Broker Exam Prep Course. Our program is rigorous and exacting to provide you the tools necessary to prepare for this difficult test. Of those students who successfully complete the Star USA Exam Prep Course, 80% go on to successfully obtain their Customs Broker License.

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Areas Covered in the Customs Broker Exam Prep Course

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  • Right to make entry
  • Power of Attorney
  • Types of entries
  • Entry/Entries Summary Procedures and requirements
  • Customs Bonds
  • Foreign Trade Zone (FTZ) requirements
  • Recordkeeping requirements
  • USMCA & Other Free Trade Agreements
  • Tariff treatment of containers & holders
  • Commercial invoice requirements
  • Drawback & liquidations of Drawback entries
  • Items exported and returned
  • Country of Origin marking requirements
  • USMCA Country of Origin marking
  • Antidumping Duties, Countervailing Duties
  • Inspection, search and seizure
  • Fines, penalties & forfeitures
  • Structure of the Harmonized Tariff
  • Schedules of the U.S. (HTSUS)
  • HTSUS Section and Chapter (Legal)
  • Notes and Additional U.S. (Legal) Notes
  • HTSUS Classification
  • Rules of Origin
  • CTPAT & Trusted Trader Programs
  • Importer Security Filing (ISF)
  • Examination and testing of merchandise
  • Protests
  • Prior Disclosure
  • Non-Dutiable charges
  • General Rules of Interpretation
  • INCOTERMS® 2020
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Required Course Materials

Harmonized Tariff of the United States (HTSUS)

The essential government-issued import tariff manual for use in classifying imported merchandise for rates of duty, quota, restrictions, and special programs.

Title 19, Code of Federal Regulations

19 CFR is one of 50 titles comprising the United States Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), containing the principal set of rules and regulations issued by federal agencies regarding customs duties.

ACE Entry Summary Instructions

Useful resource containing instructions for how to complete a customs entry.

Right to Make Entry Directive 3530-002A

Under U.S. law, the right to make entry for goods is held only by the importer of record.

Business Rules & Process Document (Trade-External) ACE Entry Summary

This document outlines entry summary processing in the Automated Commercial Environment (ACE).

Other materials to consider having on-hand:

19 CFR & HTSUS section and chapter labels

Tabs, inserts & labels for organizing exam room binder

HTSUS reference guide

HTSUS section & chapter summaries

INCOTERMS® responsibility guide

General Notes summary

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Transaction value chart

Six Reasons The Customs Broker Exam Prep Course Is Right For You


Regimented course schedule with assigned reading and structured homework


Emphasis on efficient use of course material to quickly find the regulations you need


Expert insight and analysis of customs regulations and tariff schedules


Comprehensive and easy to understand presentations by industry experts


Tips, tricks,  and techniques to find the answers you need quickly


We guarantee* your success

*How do we guarantee success? Successfully complete and pass our course and we'll ensure your continued access at no cost until you pass the Broker's exam.

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