In-Person Appointments:
  • Due to road closures and heavy vehicular and pedestrian traffic associated with Bayou Classic 2023 events, the Customhouse Marine Division will close at 2:00 PM on Friday November 24, 2023, for in-person, paper vessel entrance and clearance transactions.
  • Reference Southern Currents 24-003 for weekend in-person appointments.
Automated Vessel Processing:
  • CBP’s Vessel Entrance and Clearance System [VECS] remains operational for automated vessel entrance and clearance processing.
Questions regarding this notice may be directed to Assistant Port Director Mark Choina via email at