Brokers Exam

Questions and answers about Broker Exams

  • BROKER EXAM PROTESTS

    QUESTION: I reviewed the final answer key to the October 2021 exam and have a couple questions I think would be worth protesting. How do you create a protest?  Is there a way of knowing what others have protested before submitting my own? When will Customs confirm the final answer key including any approved protests? […]

  • APRIL 2019 BROKER EXAM QUESTION

    QUESTION: Question from April 2019 Customs Broker License Exam #47.  What is the total duties and fees payable on the hats? Hats 6505.00.9076 COO – IT Entry Date – 12/27/2018 Duty 20¢/kg + 7.5% DDP Shipment Invoice value = $9000 Weight: 2728 kg Quantity  20 doz 37.50 USD ea. Answer key shows:  2728kg (20.7¢/kg) =567.70 […]

  • October 2019 Customs Broker Exam – Questions To Appeal

    QUESTION: Has anyone analyzed the October 2019 Customs Broker exam for questions that would be worth appealing? ========== Answers: You may want to look at broker courses who offer additional services of preparing appeals regardless of whether you have taken their course. ========== Yes, we have. We have found 17 appealable questions so far. See […]

  • BROKER EXAM PREP STRATEGIES

    QUESTION: I am looking to take the Oct. 2019 customs broker exam and am not sure how to go about preparing for it. 1. Is a prep course necessary? 2. What does a prep course do for this particular exam as opposed to just studying previous exam questions? 3. What strategies are critical to passing […]

  • BROKER EXAM TIPS

    QUESTION: I am taking the exam next week.  I know the October 2017 exam had a lot of computer issues and glitches. For anyone who took the exam in the new format, are there any tips or suggestions? Second, how much space was there for your materials and where did you put them? ========== Answers: A link to a […]

  • Brokers Exam Frequently Tested Areas

    QUESTION: Does anyone in the membership have an updated spreadsheet or information on the most tested areas of the Brokers Exam?  I took the test many years ago, so the information I have is outdated.  A search online and I found something from 2012.  Is there anything more recent that the membership is willing to […]

  • LCB TEST ONLINE

    QUESTION: Is it correct that the LCB exam will now be taken online ? ========== Answers: It will be electronic, but still at a testing facility. CBP plans, if they haven’t already, to post a practice version of the electronic test to their website prior to the next exam. ========== Click on attached link to […]

  • BROKER EXAM PREP MATERIALS

    QUESTION: Would it not be advisable or recommended to use the HTS regs and other Customs materials from October 2016 to study for, let’s say the October 2017 or April 2018 Customs broker exam? To reorder the regs and supplementary materials would cost a lot, but I am hesitant in case I am studying outdated […]

  • BROKER EXAM PROTESTABLES

    QUESTION: I have a coworker who is wanting to protest questions on the April 2017 broker exam. She is one question away from passing, so she is looking for at least three questions. Has anyone in the membership identified good candidate questions for protest? If yes, please advise which questions are the best candidates. ========== […]

  • APRIL 2017 BROKERS EXAM

    QUESTION: Has anyone in the membership received their exam result from CBP for the April 2017  customs brokers license exam ? ======================== ANSWERS: I received mine yesterday, April 15th.  Exam and answers are posted on CBP website. ======================== Four of my co-workers took the April exam and all of four passed! Each were individually notified […]

  • WALKING STICK / RULER

    QUESTION: Question from April 2015 US Customs broker exam: A walking stick contains markings on it which will allow the user to measure the length of an item in both inches and centimeters. What is the classification for a walking stick that can also be used as a measuring device? Answer = 9017.80.0000 The answer […]

  • BROKER EXAM VETTING PROCESS

    QUESTION:   I received the letter informing me regarding my passing the recent broker exam.   In the letter it states that I will need to go in person at a location to complete the vetting process and that it is done on an appointment basis.   Can anyone who has recently been through this […]