Customs Broker Exam Prep Course

The national pass rate for the exam is less than 30% but Star USA’s Customs Broker Exam Prep Course rigorously prepares you for this difficult test. More than 80% of students who successfully complete the Star USA Exam Prep Course go on to receive their Customs Broker license.

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The Customs Broker Exam

This online exam is administered by U.S. Customs & Border Protection at testing sites close to you. You may take a printed copy of 19 CFR, printed version of the HTSUS, the required directives & your notes into the exam room with you for reference when answering exam questions. Our course provides key reference materials that make a difference.

In addition to our course materials, you will be provided with electronic versions of all required exam materials. We recommend purchasing physical copies of the HTSUS and Title 19 CFR - students will be provided with a list of vendors that can supply these materials.

Brokers Course Highlights

  • Course Administered By Licensed Customs Brokers
  • On-Demand Webinars
  • Organized Course Schedule With A Successful And Time-Tested Format
  • Comprehensive Practice Test, Structured Like The Official CBP Exam
  • Access Previous Customs Broker Exams
  • Thorough Study Guide
  • EXAM DAY – Quick Reference Guide
  • Materials That Help You Quickly Learn & Understand Tariff And Customs Regulations
  • 1500+ Pages Of Course Material
  • 4000+ Previous Exam Questions
  • Support And Messaging With Instructors And Other Students At Your Convenience.
  • 2 Years of Access to Course Materials

Training Topics Available

  • Right to make entry
  • Power of Attorney
  • Types of entries
  • Entry/Entries Summary Procedures and requirements
  • Customs Bonds
  • Foreign Trade Zone (FTZ) Requirements
  • Record Keeping Requirements
  • Tariff treatment of containers & holders
  • Commercial invoice requirements
  • Drawback & Liquidations of Drawback Entries
  • Structure of the Harmonized Tariff Schedules of the U.S. (HTSUS)
  • HTSUS Section and Chapter (Legal) Notes and Additional U.S. (Legal) Notes
  • Items Exported and returned
  • Country of Origin Marking Requirements
  • USMCA Country of Origin Marking
  • Antidumping Duties, Countervailing Duties
  • Automated Commercial Environment (ACE)
  • Customs regulations with Canada and Mexico
  • Trademarks, Trade Names, Copyrights
  • Quotas
  • Appraisement of merchandise
  • Inspection, search and seizure
  • Fines, penalties & forfeitures
  • Rules of Origin
  • Importer Security Filing (ISF)
  • Warehouse and Re-warehouse Entries
  • Examination and Testing of Merchandise
  • Liquidation of Duties
  • General Enforcement Provisions
  • Claims for Liquidated Damages
  • Administrative Review
  • Protests
  • Classification
  • General Rules of Interpretation
  • American Goods Returned
  • HTS Chapter 98
  • Proceeding in the Court of International Trade
  • Administrative Rulings
  • Transportation in Bond and Transit
  • Customs Financial and Accounting Procedures
  • General Provisions
  • Customs Brokers
  • Customs Bonds
  • Carnets
  • General Order and Abandoned Merchandise
  • Trademark, Trade Names and Copyright
  • Special Entry Procedure
  • Temporary Import Bond
  • Articles Conditionally Free
  • Special Class Merchandise
  • General Rule of Interpretation
  • Generalized System of Preference
  • 7501 & Entry Documents
  • Automotive Products Act
  • Civil Aircraft Act
  • Caribbean Basin (CBERA)
  • Israel Free Trade
  • Freely Associated States
  • Andean Trade (ATPA)
  • African Growth Act (AGOA)
  • Caribbean Basin Trade Partnership (CBTPA)
  • Jordan Free Trade Act
  • Singapore Free Trade Agreement
  • Chile Free Trade Agreement
  • Morocco Free Trade Agreement
  • Australia Free Trade Agreement
  • Dominican Republic (DR-CAFTA)
  • Bahrain Free Trade Agreement
  • Oman Free Trade Agreement
  • Peru Free Trade Agreement
  • Korea Free Trade Agreement
  • Colombia Free Trade Agreement
  • Panama Free Trade
  • Japan Trade Agreement

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