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U.S. Customs Officers Assigned to Marinas During July 4th Weekend
Presence aims to alleviate check-in delays during busy week

Posted Friday, June 29, 2007

 
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U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) will deploy teams of officers to specific marinas during the busy July 4th weekend to process small vessel arrivals, including in-person immigration clearances. CBP officers will be available at the following marinas during the specified days and times to process small vessel arrivals.

Phone in arrivals:
Masters, crew and passengers must report their arrivals immediately upon entering the United States by going to a designated reporting location or calling the following 1-800 numbers:

  • 1-800-432-1216
  • 1-800-451-0393

Designated reporting locations:

Miami Beach Marina
300 Alton Road
Miami Beach, FL 33139
(305) 673-6000

 

Wednesday July 4th
Saturday July 7th
Sunday July 8th
Monday July 9th


 

12 noon - 8 PM
12 noon - 8 PM
12 noon - 8 PM
12 noon - 8 PM

 

LAT: N25.77.22
LONG: W80.13.96
 

 


 

 


Lauderdale Marina
1900 Southeast 15th Street
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316
(954) 523-8507

 

Wednesday July 4th
Saturday July 7th
Sunday July 8th
Monday July 9th


 

11 AM - 7 PM
11 AM - 7 PM
11 AM - 7 PM
11 AM - 7 PM

 

LAT: N26.10.31
LONG: W80.12.20
 

 


 

 


Sailfish Marina
(Singer Island)

98 Lake Drive
Palm Beach Shores, FL 33404
(561) 844-1724

 

Wednesday July 4th
Saturday July 7th
Sunday July 8th
Monday July 9th


 

11 AM - 7 PM
11 AM - 7 PM
11 AM - 7 PM
11 AM - 7 PM

 

LAT: N26.77.78
LONG: W80.03.93
 

Wednesday July 4th
Saturday July 7th
Sunday July 8th
Monday July 9th


 

11 AM - 7 PM
11 AM - 7 PM
11 AM - 7 PM
11 AM - 7 PM


Upon completion of phoning in arrival, boaters will be directed to the nearest Port of Entry to present themselves and any passengers for a face-to-face interview within 24 hours. South Florida Ports of Entry are as follow:

 

 

Key West
Mon - Fri 8AM-6PM
Sat-Sun 10AM - 6PM
301 Simonton Street, Suite 201
Key West, Florida
(305) 296-5411


 

Port of Miami
7 days a week 6AM - 10PM
903 South America Way, Term. H
Miami, Florida
(305) 536-4758


 

Tamiami Executive Airport
7 days a week 11AM - 7PM
14720 SW 128th Street
Miami, Florida
(305) 969-7511

 

Opa Locka Airport
7 days a week 9AM - 9PM
4371 NW 150th Street
Opa Locka, Florida
(305) 687-5475


 

Miami General Aviation Facility
7 days a week 24 hours a day
3371 NW 64 Ave
Miami, Florida
(305) 526-7155


 

Port Everglades
7 days a week 7AM - Mid.
1800 Eller Drive, Suite 110
Ft. Lauderdale, Florida
(954) 761-2000

Ft. Lauderdale Exec. Airport
7 days a week 9AM - 9PM
5575 NW 15 Street
Ft. Lauderdale, Florida
(954) 356-7412
West Palm Beach
Monday through Friday 8AM-4PM
1 East 11th Street
Riviera Beach, Florida
(561) 848-6922
Palm Beach Intl Airport
7 days a week 8AM - 8PM
Bldg.1612 S. Perimeter Rd.
West Palm Beach, Florida
(561) 233-1083

Ft. Lauderdale General Aviation Facility
7 days a week 8AM - Midnight
Midnight to 8AM must call in advance
1050 Lee Wagner Blvd
Ft. Lauderdale, Florida
(954) 356-7946
Ft. Pierce, St. Lucie County Intl. Airport
7 days a week 10AM - 6PM
2990 Curtis King Blvd
Ft. Pierce, Florida
(772) 461-1733

 


Failure to Report:
Failure to report can result in civil penalties as defined in Title 19, United States Code, Section 1436 to include a penalty of $5,000 for the first violation and $10,000 for each subsequent violation with the conveyance subject to seizure and forfeiture. In addition to being liable for a civil penalty, any master who intentionally commits a violation under subsection (a) of this section upon conviction is liable for a fine of not more than $2,000 or imprisonment for 1 year or both.

Fees:
All documented or registered vessels 30 feet in length or greater are required to pay an annual processing (user fee) of $27.50 in U.S. dollars if crossing the international border.


Decals may also be purchased via the Internet at:

If you purchased your decal through the Mellon Bank, Pittsburgh, Pa., the U.S. Customs and Border Protection User Fee Administrator will handle your annual decal mailings/reminders at the Mellon Bank. Please carry a copy of the decal application for verification if you have submitted payment to Mellon Bank and have not received your decal.

 

Reporting Suspicious Activities:
Please report any suspicious activities observed to 1-800-BE-ALERT (1-800-232-5378) or the after hours toll free number 1-800-562-5943.

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is the unified border agency within the Department of Homeland Security charged with the management, control, and protection of our Nation's borders at and between the official ports of entry. CBP is charged with keeping terrorists and terrorist weapons out of the country while enforcing hundreds of U.S. laws.

 
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