immigration officer


Immigration officers monitor the eligibility of people, food, electronic devices and merchandise entering a country via an entry point. They use surveillance methods and check identification and documents to ensure entry criteria and custom laws are complied with. They can also conduct interviews with prospective immigrants to verify eligibility and inspect cargo to identify and detect violations.

Alternative label

  • immigration guard

  • border force official

  • customs and excise official

  • immigration official

  • customs inspector

  • border force officer

  • passport checking officer