Southern Currents 20-17

Change of Location for CBP Services for Mardi Gras Season 2020

Saturday and Sunday, February 15-16, 2020
Saturday and Sunday, February 22-23, 2020
Tuesday, February 25, 2020

On the dates listed above, the CBP offices located on the Customhouse first floor, 423 Canal Street, Suite 186, will temporarily relocate due to traffic congestion associated with Mardi Gras 2020. On these dates, the CBP Marine Division, Operations Desk, PAU TET and ATU staff will relocate to the CBP Office at the Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport [MSY].

Temporary CBP Port Office information for the dates listed above is as follows:

  • Location:    CBP Office – first floor of the airport terminal near baggage claim carousel #6
  • Telephone: (504) 303-7663
  • Fax:            (504) 303-7675

All Marine Division functions will be performed at the airport during normal marine division hours: 7:30 AM – 4:00 PM. 

 As a reminder, Saturdays, Sundays and holidays do not count when calculating timeframes for:

  • Vessel formal entrance after arrival [48 hours] (19 CFR  4.3a);
  • Filing complete manifests and export declarations [4 days] (19CFR 4.75b).

Any questions regarding this notice should be directed to Customs and Border Protection Chief Denise Emmer (504) 670-2052 or Chief Kevin Alombro (504) 670-2050.