Intro to US Customs Brokerage: Part 2

CB2u – Intro to US Customs Brokerage Online Training, Part 2: Customs Broker Transactions, Supervision and Work Flow

US Customs Brokerage Part 2 is the second of a six-part series of introductory classes on US Customs Brokerage, and should be taken after completion of Part 1.

The course delves deeper into operational aspects of customs brokerage, beginning with import carrier and importer responsibilities prior to arrival of a shipment. We next address starting a broker transaction and understanding the full range of possible customs entry procedures. We also cover how broker operations are typically organized and supervised, as well as the CBP requirement for “Responsible Supervision.”

Once you finish this course, a printable Certificate of Completion will be available for download. The course can be completed in 12 hours or less and earns NCBFAA-registered students 12.5 CCS continuing education credits.

Important: The actual processing of a customs entry is covered in Part 6 of this introductory course series.

Click here to view a summary of course topics
  • Pre-Importation Responsibilities
  • Starting a Customs Broker Transaction
  • Understanding “Customs Entry” Options
  • The ABI System
  • Customs Entry by “Formality” of Procedure
  • Types of Customs Entries Based on Disposition of Goods; “Consumption Entries”
  • Entry of Goods for a Temporary or Conditional Time Period
  • Additional Types of Customs Entries

Study Time (Hrs):

CE Credits:

Course Fee:

12 12.5




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Need CE credits? Learn how to get credits added automatically
For those who are already a Certified Customs Specialist (CCS) or a Certified Export Specialist (CES) registered with the NCBFAA, provide us with your CCS/CES ID number and you will automatically get continuing education credits upon the successful completion of a qualified course. To get your CE credits, follow these easy steps:

  1. Register for DB Schenker online training (if you haven’t already done so)
  2. Login with your user name and password, and you will be directed to your “My Page” section.
  3. Select “Update user record” on the right, enter your CCS or CES number in the “NCBFAA ID” field, and click Submit Update.

That’s it! Once you’re signed up, we’ll automatically send any CE credits you earn directly to the NCBFAA!


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