The Customs Administration is the largest administration unit in the Finance Department with 4000 employees. Here you will find the management staff.

Zoll und GWK


We make a considerable contribution to the security and protection of the population, the economy, the Swiss state and plants and animals.

Empfangsschalter ZI Pratteln


We are in a process of change. The organisational charts which are being updated continuously, show our organisation in Switzerland.

Documentation_Legal foundation

Legal basis

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.

Ausbildung EZV

Careers and training

We train customs and border security specialists and assayers, and provide various types of apprenticeships and internships.

Grenzwachtkorps Team

Top-class sport in the FCA

The FCA sponsors top-ranking Swiss sportsmen and sportswomen. It provides support for them in combining their work and sports careers.

Puzzle Stellenangebote

Job opportunities

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.

Customs museum

Customs Museum

The museum is open Tue to Sun from 4 April to 17 October 2021 (subject to official orders due to the coronavirus).

Contact Buttons


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.