What is a Customs Officer, What Does He Do, How To Become? Customs Officer Salaries 2022

What Is A Customs Officer What Does He Do How To Become A Customs Officer Salary
What is a Customs Officer, What Does He Do, How to Become Customs Officer Salaries 2022

Customs officer; working at the customs gates at land borders, sea routes and airports; is the person responsible for the entry and exit procedures, inspections and protection of vehicles and goods. The customs officer works in the central and provincial regions and has the authority to sign in foreign trade transactions.

What Does a Customs Officer Do? What are their Duties and Responsibilities?

The customs officer is responsible for all vehicles and goods passing through the customs gate where he is assigned. Its main task is to control the entrances and exits. Other duties of the customs officer, who is obliged to work with a uniform, are as follows;

  • To determine the "Customs Tariff Statistics Position" of the goods subject to export or import,
  • To determine whether the goods mentioned on the document and the goods with physical existence are the same,
  • Whether the relevant goods are suitable for export or import; to evaluate according to criteria such as tariff quota, prohibited or permitted, surveillance and quota,
  • To determine the quantity, value and origin of the relevant goods,
  • Carrying out yacht-related transactions at the ports,
  • To determine the amount of fuel in the tanks of the vehicles that will pass through customs,
  • Fulfilling the duties assigned by the Ministry and supervisors.

Requirements to Become a Customs Officer

Since the customs officer is a civil servant, those who want to become a customs officer must fulfill the conditions in the "State Servant Law" No. 657. Other requirements to be fulfilled by those who can become customs officers are as follows;

  • Being a citizen of the Republic of Turkey and not deprived of public rights,
  • Having at least 3 points in KPSS P70 type,
  • Not to be over 30 years old,
  • Not to be below the determined height limit (1.72 cm for men, 1.65 cm for women),
  • Although he does not have a physical ailment or a psychological illness, “He can serve and use weapons anywhere in Turkey.” To be in a position to receive a health board report,
  • To complete the interview without any problems.

What Education Is Required To Become A Customs Officer?

To become a customs officer, it is necessary to graduate from the faculties of Business Administration, Economics, Economics and Administrative Sciences, Political Sciences and Law or from the Customs Business Department of 4-year colleges.

Customs Officer Salaries 2022

As Customs Officers progress in their careers, the positions they work and the average salaries they receive are the lowest 5.500 TL, the average 5.600 TL, the highest 6.000 TL.

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