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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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 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.