JCBA is non-profit organization, which was established in 1994 in accordance with the Civil Law, and main members of JCBA are nine Regional Customs Brokers Associations consisting of totally more than 1,300 licensed customs brokers in Japan. JCBA aims at contributing to the development of international trade by promoting following activities;
Customs brokers will make declaration to Japanese Customs on imported or exported goods at the requests of importers or exporters. Every customs broker has a license (permission) of Director-General of Customs. Almost of the declarations are handled by customs brokers. So as to do this business properly and promptly, the Registered Customs Specialists in customs brokers'office, who have passed national examination and is confirmed by Customs, will expertise their professional knowledge to review each declaration and related documents before the declaration would be made. Through these customs brokerage business, customs brokers would contribute to trade facilitation, correct account of duties and taxes, and securing global supply chain.
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You can find customs brokers in each area (port or airport)
You can contact JCBA in the following ways