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8004 Schedule for the Qualifying Examination for Registered Customs Specialists (FAQ)


  The detailed schedule for the Qualifying Examination for Registered Customs Specialists will be made available in the Official Gazette in early July each year. The rough schedule of the examination is as follows:

  The examination booklets and application forms will be available from early July to the application due date in mid-August at the Regional Customs in charge of the examination site (selected by applicants from Hokkaido, Niigata, Tokyo, Miyagi, Kanagawa, Shizuoka, Aichi, Osaka, Hyogo, Hiroshima, Fukuoka, Kumamoto, and Okinawa).

  The examination application should be submitted to the Regional Customs in charge of the preferred examination site within two weeks beginning from early August.
  The examination will usually be held in early October, and the test results will be announced publicly in late November or early December each year.

  For a more detailed schedule, please see the latest examination booklet.
  The booklet is also available at the following website of the Japan Customs (http://www.customs.go.jp).

  (Articles 4 and 5 of the Regulations for the Enforcement of the Customs Brokerage Law)


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