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Information for citizens seeking for job and study in customs authorities

Where and to whom should the Customs authorities apply for employment?

Citizens who wish to enter the Customs authorities can apply to the Human Resources Service of the Customs authorities in the area of ​​their permanent residence.

When applying, it is necessary to determine the type of work and the direction of the profession.

For example, a customs post inspector, a teacher of the Higher Military Customs Institute, a public or social science teacher, a cynologist at the National Dog handlers training Center, a veterinarian, a financial accountant, a media inspector, and so on.

Where can I find the address of the Customs authorities in the area where I live?

You can find the address of the customs authority in the area where you live in customs website of the State Customs Committee of the Republic of Uzbekistan and from the list below:

Where can I get information about the duration of HR services?

Every day (except for Sunday) Customs officers' shuttles are open from 09:00 to 18:00

What are the current employment positions?

Today most of the candidates are admitted to the post of inspector on border and foreign economic posts.

Candidates are admitted to the post due to their vacancy or are included in the candidates' reserve until their vacancy is announced. Border customs post - carries out customs control of passengers, vehicles and luggage at the border crossing points, airports, railway stations of the republic.

Customs office of foreign economic activity - carries out customs control of import, export and transit cargo, carries out collection of customs payments (customs duties, value added tax, excises, duties) in the established order.

What specialties are currently employed by the Customs authorities?

Currently, candidates with higher education, economics, law specialties, such as financiers, accountants, customs, banking, taxation, business management and marketing are hired. Specialists who are able to communicate, write and comment on one of these foreign languages ​​(English, German, French, Korean, Japanese and Chinese), depending on their vacancies at border customs posts, which are at the airport and foreign citizens' movements posts.

Which higher education graduates apply to the Customs authorities for employment? Tashkent State Economic University, Tashkent State University of Law, Tashkent Financial Institute, Tashkent State Institute of Oriental Studies, University of World Economy and Diplomacy, and Higher Educational Institutions of the Republic of Uzbekistan for Economic and Legal Specialty.

Do you have a selection process when hire into Customs authorities?

Yes. In case of an adequate job, after the registration of the candidate's documents in accordance with the established procedure, interview with the relevant officials of the Customs authorities (or collectively, in the commission session). Only selected candidates are hired. The terms of the contest are available through the Staff Services. Auxiliary and labor-based workers are examined in local hospitals based on the requirements of the Labor Code and provide a health certificate.

Is there any limitations on candidate's health? Candidates must be physically healthy. Candidates will be subjected to military medical examination. Those found to be unhealthy do not get hired.

Are candidates required to know one of the foreign languages?

It is not mandatory, but during the competition, attention is paid.

Is it mandatory for a candidate to go to the military service to get a job in Customs service?

Candidates may have served in military service, mobilization reserve, enrolled in the military department, or had not undergone compulsory military service on a legislative basis.

Assistant and employee categories are reviewed on the basis of the requirements of the Labor Code.

Is there any limits on candidate’s age?

Yes. For example, officials (who are engaged in major military operations) must be citizens of the Republic of Uzbekistan who have reached the age of 18 and who are not over 30 years of age. There is no restriction on assistant and employee categories.

Entry into the Customs Institute must:

- have secondary and specialized secondary and vocational education;

17 to 21 years of age (who have reached the age of 17 years) without military service;

  • servicemen without military ranks, or servicemen from 18 to 25 years of age who have served in military service.
  • - For boys it should not be less than 170 cm (165 cm for girls).

I live in the city of Navoi permanently. Will I work there if I apply to the Navoi regional customs office?

If there is an adequate position, yes. However, in the absence of a vacant position, the candidate with his / her (close relatives) consent may be sent to another customs authority (provinces), which is a vacant position.

It is also important to note that the customs authorities are a law enforcement, militarized body. The candidate is required to work in any part of the country for employment.


These rules do not apply to assistant and technical workers (carpenters, electricians, gardeners, courtyards, dressing gowns, chandlers,  guardians, warehouses, etc.)

What is the structure of "Tashkent-AERO" SCC?

 Tashkent International Airport is the biggest and most important airport for receiving passengers and cargoes of foreign passengers. Customs clearance of passengers and cargo arriving at the Tashkent international airport is carried out at the specialized customs complex "Tashkent-AERO".

Is it necessary to have a master's degree or a bachelor's degree? Only the Candidate for the position of a teacher at the Customs Institute will be required a master's degree. For other positions it is not required.

Is there any positions which demands particular profession and speciality?

These positions can be accessed by contacting the Human Resources Department. Because of the limited number of states, these kind of vacancies are rarely open. In the category of officials, information systems developers, builders, journalists, dog handlers, accountants, teachers, chemists, and medical personnel are employed. In assistant and technical workers category - carpenters, electricians, gardeners, plumbing engineers, chillers, auto mechanics, auto mechanics, heat boiler operators.

One should apply to the Human Resources Department of the central office of the State Customs Committee for the vacant position. It should be taken into consideration that the Central machinery is predominantly the customs officers, who have experience of 2-3 years in customs bodies.

It is not required for assistant and technical workers vacancies .

Is it possible to get acquainted with the procedure of entrance to the Higher Military Customs Institute?

One can find information in Resolution of the Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Uzbekistan from June 3, 2014 of No. 141 "About approval of the Situation on the order of acceptance and adoption of the higher military educational institutions of the Republic of Uzbekistan" and from the Regulation of the Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Uzbekistan signed in March 5, 2015 № 2659 « Procedure of Adoption to the Higher Military Customs Institute".

In addition, it is possible to obtain information from the Human Service of the Customs authorities.

It should be remembered that if the candidate,  admitted to the Institution and finishes his studies, and get fired by his own wish, or if  exempted from the customs bodies under the Disciplinary Statute of the Customs authorities of the Republic of Uzbekistan or charged for crimes committed  in five years after finishing the Institute, their budgetary expenditure on education shall be collected.

It should be noted that applicants wishing to apply to the Higher Military Customs Institute have to apply to the Customs authorities' HR Service from 1 February to 1 April. Applications submitted after the deadline will not be accepted.

Do other customs workers such as experts, managers, and technical assistants, work like in other legal authorities?

Similarly. Due to the fact that there is a law enforcement body in the Customs authorities, there are officials who have a certain responsibility and rights, and assistant and service team workers. Officers are equated with military uniforms and regulated by separate rules and regulations. Labor relations with assistant and service team workers are regulated by Labor Code.

What is the difference between the rank of customs officers and the categories of auxiliary and technical workers?

Customs officials are understood to mean military personnel engaged in major operations. They carry out their duties in the Customs authorities. They are given a special title according to their position and years of service. The procedure, conditions and requirements of the Service are regulated by separate rules and regulations, just like military.

Assistant and technical workers are understood as those engaged in economic and business affairs (operator, assistant, expert, technician, gardener, etc.) that are not directly related to the main activity. Labor relations with them are governed by the terms of the Community Labor Code, the Labor Code of the Labor Union and the employer agreements.

Is it possible to know the amount of wages for officials and assistant workers?

The amount of wages is determined by the number of positions and types of work. To find the approximate amount, you need to contact Human Resources. Customs authorities, as well as other state bodies, shall be subject to the rates established by the labor remuneration law of the Republic of Uzbekistan.

If I have pedagogical experience and want to continue this profession, will I have a job in customs?

Yes, of course. The Customs Institute operates within the Customs authorities. Your qualification will be considered if there is an appropriate vacancy for your academic degree. The institute prepares bachelors degree on customs law and customs specialization specialists for customs authorities.

Do the demands of the Higher Military Customs Institute to become a teacher differ from the general requirements?

The general requirements for entrants apply to candidates who wants to be a teacher of the Customs Institute. Additional requirements may be imposed on the academic and research skills, academic level.

Will the military personnel who have military training or military service experience be included in the customs authorities?

The Supreme Military Institute of Customs may be consulted on the formation of military training of students, training military units, training marching, as well as vacancies in the customs authorities for military mobilization and emergency response and combat missions.

My age is 18. On the threshold of completion of the academic lyceum. In the future I would like to work in the Customs authorities. Can I become Customs Officer if I go to Customs Institute and finish it?

Yes, of course. Within the structure of customs bodies, the Customs Institute is functioning and trains customs clearance specialists and specialists in customs law at the bachelor's degree for customs authorities.

What questions can be asked during the conversation with the candidates for the post of customs officials?

 In the interview with the candidates, attention is paid to:

- Good knowledge of the subject;

- business documentation, if candidate has  any work experience;

History of Uzbekistan;

- The life and work of prominent historians (public figures, literature, art, science) living on the territory of Uzbekistan;

- Works of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan;

- Symbols representing sovereignty of our state (money, emblem, anthem, bases of independence);

What are the requirements for dog breeders and customs cynology officers?

Customs serving dogs are produced at the Dog training National Center. 18 to 30-year-old dog handlers, instructors of dog service, veterinarians, zootechnics are selected on the basis of  vacancies based on selection. The candidates served as dog handlers in the military service will also be taken into account.



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