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Customs and Border Protection Officer

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CBP officers have exciting careers enforcing laws that protect the United States. CBP’s primary mission is preventing terrorism.

As a CBP officer, you will secure the border and prevent drug smuggling while enforcing immigration laws, protecting agriculture, and ensuring trade compliance.

Click the quick links to learn more about the CBP officer career.

Why Officers are Proud of Their Jobs

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“I enjoy working for CBP because of the endless opportunities. I can go anywhere in the world and do an infinite variety of jobs. At the same time, it provides a stable career for me and my family.”

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“I enjoy working for CBP because of its fast paced ever evolving environment.  Working to interdict threats against the United States is rewarding. There is always a chance to learn something new and to share with your fellow officers the knowledge you possess.”

Last published: 
June 19, 2017