Tail Gate Exam

"A Tail Gate exam is a type of Custom exam, the next step up from an X-ray exam."

What is Tail Gate Exam?

If U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) selects your container for a Tail Gate exam, a Customs officer will break the seal of the container at the ocean terminal, open the doors, and look inside the container. The Customs officer will then choose to either release the container or escalate the container to an Intensive exam.

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