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  5. Charleston, South Carolina - 1601

Charleston, South Carolina - 1601

Port Type
Service Port
Permitted Customs Brokers Listing
Port Code
1601

Location Address

200 East Bay Street
Charleston, SC 29401
United States

Mailing Address

200 East Bay Street
Charleston, SC 29401
United States


Phone Contact:
Phone
+1 843-579-6500
Fax Number:
Fax
+1 843-579-6610
Port Director
Jacob B. Mayer
Office Hours
Sunday: Closed
Monday: 8:00-16:00EST
Tuesday: 8:00-16:00EST
Wednesday: 8:00-16:00EST
Thursday: 8:00-16:00EST
Friday: 8:00-16:00EST
Saturday: Closed

Directions to Port Office

Charleston SC

Take I-26 East. I-26 ends and turns into Hwy 17. Get into middle lane. Take 17N - Mt. Pleasant. You will go under an overpass on approach to Cooper River Bridge; DO NOT GO OVER BRIDGE. Take East Bay St exit - Turn RIGHT at the end of the exit. Follow East Bay Street. Turn LEFT onto Market Street. At corner of Market & East Bay you will see large granite/marble building; This is the Customhouse. Turn LEFT onto Market Street. Turn RIGHT onto Concord Street to reach Customhouse parking lot.


Service Contacts


Local Import Specialist Contacts by Center

Agriculture & Prepared Products Center - Miami, FL
Team Code 072
HTS Ranges: 0101-2403
Center Contact: CEE-Agriculture@cbp.dhs.gov
(866) 295-7624 code 02
Local Contact: Craig Koteles craig.a.koteles@cbp.dhs.gov
(843) 579-6568

 

Apparel, Footwear & Textiles Center - San Francisco, CA
Team Code 004, 014, 024, 074
HTS Ranges: 4015, 4203, 4303-4304, 5001-6507
Center Contact:  CEE-Apparel@cbp.dhs.gov
(866) 295-7624 code 04
Local Contacts: Senior IS Drusilla Clark-Addison, Team 004, 014, 024
drusilla.clark-addison@cbp.dhs.gov
843) 579-6555
IS Bryan Schultz
BRIAN.D.SCHULTZ@CBP.DHS.GOV 
(843) 579-6547

 

Automotive & Aerospace Center - Detroit, MI
Team Codes 083
HTS Ranges: 4011-4013, 8406-8412, 8511-8512, 8601-8711, 8713-8714, 8716-8908
Center Contact: CEE-Automotive@cbp.dhs.gov
(866) 295-7624 code 03
Local Contacts:
SIS Martita Shortridge
(843) 579-6551
Senior IS Vanessa Marks
vanessa.f.marks@cbp.dhs.gov
(843) 579-6557
Andrew Webster
andrew.w.webster@cbp.dhs.gov 
(843) 579-6536

 

Base Metals Center - Chicago, IL
Team Code 045
HTS Ranges: 7201-7308, 7312-7318, 7320, 7322, 7324-7415, 7419-7614, 7616-8113, 8307-8311
Center Contact: CEE-Basemetals@cbp.dhs.gov
(866) 295-7624 code 05
Local Contacts:

IS David Levy (Forced Labor) 
DAVID.LEVY@cbp.dhs.gov 
843-579-6525 

(843) 579-6547 Shemel Williams
SHEMEL.D.WILLIAMS@cbp.dhs.gov

 

Consumer Products & Mass Merchandising Center - Atlanta, GA
Team Code 008, 018, 028, 038
HTS Ranges: 3303-3401, 3406, 3605, 3924, 3926, 4201-4202,4205-4206, 4414, 4419-4421, 4602 ,4803, 4817-4818, 4820, 4901-4911, 6601-6704, 6911-6913, 7113-7118, 7319, 7321, 7323, 7418, 7615, 8210-8301, 8303-8306, 8469-8470, 8508-8510, 8513, 8516, 8539, 8712, 8715, 9001-9006, 9013, 9101-9209, 9401, 9403-9405, 9503-9706
Center Contact: CEE-Consumer@cbp.dhs.gov
(866) 295-7624 code 08
Local Contacts: Senior IS Heather Puckhaber
heather.d.puckhaber@cbp.dhs.gov
(843) 579-6546
IS Brooke McCoy
brooke.mccoy@cbp.dhs.gov
(843) 579-6559

 

Electronics Center - Los Angeles, CA
Team Code 057
HTS Ranges: 3818, 8471, 8501-8504, 8517-8538, 8540-8548
Center Contact: CEE-Electronics@cbp.dhs.gov
(866) 295-7624 code 07
Local Contacts:

(843) 579-6553

IS Scott Titus
SCOTT.TITUS@cbp.dhs.gov

IS Jared Bajer 
JARED.A.BAJER@cbp.dhs.gov 

 

Industrial & Manufacturing Materials Center - Buffalo, NY
Team Code 079
HTS Ranges: 2501-2530, 3901-3923, 3925, 4001-4010, 4016-4115, 4301-4302, 4401-4413, 4415-4418, 4501-4601, 4701-4802,4804-4816, 4819, 4821-4823, 6801-6910, 6914-7112, 7309-7311, 9406
Center Contact: CEE-lndustrialmaterials@cbp.dhs.gov
(866) 295-7624 code 09
Local Contact: (843) 579-6556

 

Machinery Center - Laredo, TX
Team Code 010, 050, 180
HTS Ranges: 8201-8209, 8302, 8401-8405, 8413-8468, 8472, 8474-8487, 8505-8507, 8514-8515, 9007-9012, 9014-9017, 9020, 9023-9033, 9301-9307
Center Contact: CEE-Machinery@cbp.dhs.gov
(866) 295-7624 code 10
Local Contacts:
Senior IS Nancy Fischer, Team 010
nancy.h.fischer@cbp.dhs.gov
(843) 579-6554

IS TJ Trimeloni, Team 180
thomas.trimeloni@cbp.dhs.gov
(843) 579-6562

Senior IS Sheila Colbert
sheila.r.colbert@cbp.dhs.gov
(843) 579-6548

 

Petroleum, Natural Gas & Minerals CEE - Houston, TX
Team Code 066
HTS Ranges: 2601-2716, 3826
Center Contact: CEE-Petroleum@cbp.dhs.gov
(866) 295-7624 code 06
Local Contact: IS Patrick Reedy
patrick.j.reedy@cbp.dhs.gov
(843) 579-6549

 

Pharmaceuticals, Health & Chemicals Center - New York, NY
Team Code 041
HTS Ranges: 2801-3302, 3402-3405, 3407-3604,3606-3817, 3819-3825, 4014, 9018-9019, 9021-9022, 9402
Center Contact: CEE-Pharmaceuticals@cbp.dhs.gov
(866) 295-7624 code 01
Local Contacts: SIS Leslie Holmes
leslie.w.holmes@cbp.dhs.gov
(843) 579-6545
IS Niela Venne
NEILA.M.VENNE@cbp.dhs.gov
IS Benjamin Swain
BENJAMIN.M.SWAIN@CBP.DHS.GOV
(843) 579-6550

 

Fines and Penalties
Phone Number: (843) 579-6516
Fax Number: (843) 579-6606
Email Address: 1601-charleston-fpf@cbp.dhs.gov

 

Entry Division
Contact: Supervisory Entry Officer Willian Raymond
(843) 579-6531
Email Address: Charleston-Entry@cbp.dhs.gov

 

U.S. Customs and Border Protection Service Center - DC Headquarters
Phone Number: (877) 287-8667
Fax Number: None

 


Facilities and Crossings
Container Examination Station - Trade, Cargo Release, and Agriculture
Phone Number: (843) 764-9420
Hours of Operation: 8:00AM - 4:00PM (EST), Monday - Friday

 

Charleston International Airport - Admissibility
Phone Number: (843) 552-2696
Fax Number: (843) 552-2584
Hours of Operation: 6:00AM - 10:00PM, Seven Days A Week

 

Vessel Entrance and Clearance (at Hugh Leatherman Terminal)
Phone Number: (843) 353-5994
Fax Number: (843) 745-9852
Hours of Operation: 7:00AM - 3:00PM (EST), Monday - Friday; After hours call: (843) 579-6500

 

Wando Terminal - Advanced Targeting Unit, Export Cargo, ATCET
Phone Number: (843) 881-3412
Hours of Operation: 6:00AM - 4:00PM (EST), Monday - Friday

 

Hugh Leatherman Terminal - NII, VECS
Phone: (843) 353-5991
Operational Hours: 5:00AM - 4:00PM (EST) Monday - Friday

 

Container Examination Station (Agriculture)
Phone Number: (843) 764-9420
Fax Number:  
Hours of Operation: 8:00AM - 4:00PM (EST), Monday - Friday

 


Notices

Contact Information

All after hours, weekend and holiday calls should be directed to the Duty Supervisor: (843) 579-6500; Option 4.

Last Modified: Apr 23, 2024