Swedish Customs has around 2,000 employees in total. On 1 January 2021, Swedish Customs’ new organisation went live. It is briefly described on this page.
Swedish Customs is headed by a Director General. A Deputy Director-General takes over this role whenever necessary.
Immediately under the Director General, there are the Executive Office and Internal Audit functions as well as a head of security.
Swedish Customs’ has four nationally-run operational departments:
- Controls Department,
- Revenue Department,
- Intelligence Department,
- Criminal Investigation Department.
In their turn, these core operational departments are each divided into four geographic areas – South, West, East and North.
Other departments are:
- Administration Department,
- Finance Department,
- IT Department,
- Human Resources,
- Communications & PR,
- Legal Department.
The Director General is the head of Swedish Customs. The Management Group provides direct support for the director general.
What is updated: New image and information due to Swedish Customs’ new organisation, 1 January 2021.