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CBP Attaches

CBP operates Attaché Offices in 23 countries around the world.  Attachés are posted in U.S. Embassies and Consulates and serve as the Chief of Mission’s Customs and Border Protection in-house specialists where they inform and advise the U.S. Ambassador or Consul General on CBP programs and capabilities.

CBP Attachés support and oversee all CBP programs in their area of responsibility. Additionally, they seek to educate stakeholders about CBP’s international programs such as: the Container Security Initiative; the Immigration Advisory Program; the Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism, and; various capacity building programs.

LocationDate of CBP Office Opening
Brussels, BelgiumMarch 1, 2003
Mexico City, MexicoMarch 1, 2003
Ottawa, CanadaMarch 1, 2003
Johannesburg, South AfricaOctober 3, 2003
Hong Kong, ChinaJuly 10, 2006
The Hague, the NetherlandsJuly 20, 2006
Panama City, PanamaAugust 4, 2006
London, United KingdomOctober 9, 2006
Rome, ItalyJanuary 26, 2007
Tokyo, JapanJanuary 30, 2007
Nairobi, KenyaFebruary 18, 2007
Frankfurt, GermanyMarch 5, 2007
Singapore, SingaporeApril 21, 2007
Bangkok, ThailandMay 18, 2007
Santo Domingo, Dominican RepublicJune 11, 2007
Seoul, South KoreaSeptember 16, 2007
Beijing, ChinaJanuary 28, 2008
Brasilia, BrazilFebruary 7, 2008
New Delhi, IndiaMarch 2, 2008
Cairo, EgyptSeptember 14, 2008
Ankara, TurkeyAugust 26, 2012
Berlin, GermanySeptember 8, 2014
Bogota, ColombiaSeptember 3, 2017
Warsaw, PolandJanuary 7, 2018
Last Modified: May 23, 2022