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CBP Attaches

CBP operates Attaché Offices in 21 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.

Location Date of CBP Office Opening
Brussels, Belgium March 1, 2003
Mexico City, Mexico March 1, 2003
Ottawa, Canada March 1, 2003
Johannesburg, South Africa October 3, 2003
Hong Kong, China July 10, 2006
The Hague, the Netherlands July 20, 2006
Panama City, Panama August 4, 2006
London, United Kingdom October 9, 2006
Rome, Italy January 26, 2007
Tokyo, Japan January 30, 2007
Nairobi, Kenya February 18, 2007
Frankfurt, Germany March 5, 2007
Singapore, Singapore April 21, 2007
Bangkok, Thailand May 18, 2007
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic June 11, 2007
Seoul, South Korea September 16, 2007
Beijing, China January 28, 2008
Brasilia, Brazil February 7, 2008
New Delhi, India March 2, 2008
Cairo, Egypt September 14, 2008
Ankara, Turkey August 26, 2012


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January 31, 2017