The Federal Office for Customs and Border Security is the largest administration unit in the Finance Department with 4000 employees. Here you will find the management staff.
We make a considerable contribution to the security and protection of the population, the economy, the Swiss state and plants and animals.
We are in a process of change. The organisational charts which are being updated continuously, show our organisation in Switzerland.
We operate on the basis of Article 133 of the Federal Constitution and the Customs Act. According to these, the Confederation is responsible for customs duties and other duties.
We train customs and border security specialists and assayers, and provide various types of apprenticeships and internships.
The FOCBS sponsors top-ranking Swiss sportsmen and sportswomen. It provides support for them in combining their work and sports careers.
Job vacancies in the Confederation (Stellenangebot des Bundes) provides information on vacancies with us and in other federal authorities. The content is available in German, French or Italian.
The customs is in the winter break!Start of season: 10 April 2022End of season: 23 October 2022
We have various support units and contact points on different topics and systems such as for example foreign trade statistics, general customs questions and freight applications.