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AVISO:  A causa de la interrupción de fondos federales, este sitio de web no será administrado activamente. La última actualización a este sitio web se realizó el 21 de diciembre de 2018 y no se harán más actualizaciones hasta que el gobierno reanude operaciones; por ende, puede que el sitio web no refleje la información más reciente. Es posible que no podamos procesar transacciones ni responder a
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CBP finalizes hours for Sarles and Hansboro Ports of Entry

Release Date: 
December 20, 2018

SARLES, N.D. — U.S. Customs and Border Protection will adjust the hours of operation at the Sarles and Hansboro port of entry (POE), effective Jan. 6.  The Sarles POE will implement an alternate schedule while hours at the Hansboro POE will be 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.  

Current hours at the Port of Sarles are 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily.  The new hours of operation will be 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Travelers wishing to cross into the U.S. when the port is closed may cross at Hannah, open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. or Maida, a 13-hour POE east of Sarles.

The current hours of operation at the Port of Hansboro are 8 a.m. to 9 p.m.  The new hours of operation will be 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.  Traveler wishing to cross into the U.S. when the port is closed may cross at Saint John, a 13-hour POE west of Hansboro.

“During a recent town hall, local community and business owners expressed concern about the proposed hours.  CBP listened to the concerns of the community in determining the final hours of operation,” said Christopher Kennally, Acting Director of Field Operations in Seattle. “The new hours are based upon current and historical vehicle crossing data and limited CBP resources. This adjustment of hours, will allow staff to be reallocated to nearby ports of entry that have a need for additional staffing during busy times with higher traffic volumes.”

Travelers should plan ahead and adjust their travel according to the new hours of operation.

Last modified: 
December 21, 2018