Facts and figures overview

The key facts and figures on FOCBS operations in 2021, summarised in one document.

The Federal Office for Customs and Border Security (FOCBS) ensures comprehensive security at the border – for the benefit of the public, the economy and the state. It is well connected both nationally and internationally. Its core tasks include the correct and rapid clearance of merchandise, the smooth flow of tourist traffic and security policing and migration. It also has its own investigative authority for criminal prosecutions.

The FOCBS is in the middle of its digital transformation. The DaziT programme simplifies, optimises and digitalises all customs, tax and duty, and control processes.

This document provides you with an overview of the multifaceted FOCBS services in 2021.

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A car passenger is checked by two FOCBS employees.
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