SC 20-02

CBP Regional Carrier Liaison Group Notices – Presidential Proclamation – COVID-19

Please find at the link above two (2) notices from the U.S. Customs and Border Protection Regional Carrier Liaison Group [RCLG].  The latest notice regarding the Presidential Proclamation in light of COVID-19 is dated March 16, 2020. The notice from March 19, 2020 provides clarification on maritime crew.

Please be advised that this situation is evolving rapidly.  Ocean carriers/travelers should primarily check with airlines as they [airlines] are receiving the latest updates from all countries that they service, and there may be additional restrictions not listed in the attached notices.

Carriers can contact the CBP RCLG via the numbers provided in the attached notices.

Local questions should be directed to Chief Kevin Alombro at (504) 670-2250 or via email at