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CBP Officer
Become a Protector of America - Serve America at Over 300 Frontline Ports of Entry'

CBP Officer’s play a vital role in preventing terrorists and terrorist weapons from entering the United States and enforcing customs, immigration, and agriculture laws and regulations at U.S. ports of entry.

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- CBP Officer FAQs
- 03/19/2012

To ensure the accomplishment of our mission, CBP requires that every employee be reliable, trustworthy and fit for duty. To meet these standards, applicants must undergo and successfully pass, a thorough background investigation (which includes a polygraph examination), a medical examination, two pre-employment fitness examinations, a drug test, and a structured interview in order to be placed in a CBP Officer position.

This section provides frequently asked questions by applicants for the CBP Officer position concerning the application and test registration process; the selection process; the pre-appointment screening process; processing timeframes; and reporting for duty and training.

- CBP Officer Qualifications and Requirements
- 03/08/2012
CBP Officer Qualifications and Requirements - pdf versionpdf - 128 KB.
- Duty Locations Where CBP Officers are Hired
- 03/08/2012
Duty Locations Where CBP Officers are Hired - pdf versionpdf - 20 KB.
- How To Apply and Required Documents
- 03/08/2012
How To Apply and Required Documents - pdf versionpdf - 29 KB.
arrowCBP Officer Candidate Fitness Requirements
Important new information for CBP Officer candidates. Effective July 1, 2009, a new Pre-employment Fitness Test (PFT) will be implemented for all CBP Officer candidates who have not taken the PFT.
arrowAfter the Written Test - Understanding the Notice of Results
arrowAfter you have been Tentatively Selected - the Pre-employment Processes
- Reporting for Duty and Training
- 03/08/2012
Reporting for Duty and Training - pdf versionpdf - 22 KB.
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 Agriculture Specialist
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 Border Patrol Agent
 Current Mission and Operational Support Positions
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 Central Applicant Self-Service (CASS) System
 Background Investigation and Polygraph Examination Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
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