19 CFR § 101.4 - Entry and clearance of vessels at Customs stations.

§ 101.4 Entry and clearance of vessels at Customs stations.

(a) Entry at Customs station. A vessel shall not be entered or cleared at a Customs station, or any other place that is not a port of entry, unless entry or clearance is authorized by the director of the port under whose jurisdiction the station or place falls pursuant to the provisions of section 447, Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (19 U.S.C. 1447).

(b) Authorization to enter. Authorization to enter or be cleared at a Customs station shall be granted by the director of the port under whose jurisdiction the station or place falls provided the port director is notified in advance of the arrival of the vessel concerned and the following conditions are met:

(1) Such Customs supervision as may be necessary can be provided.

(2) All applicable Customs and navigation laws and regulations are complied with.

(3) The owner, master or agent of a vessel sought to be entered at a Customs station reimburses the Government for the salary and expenses of the Customs officer or employee stationed at or sent to such Customs station or other place which is not a port of entry for services rendered in connection with the entry or clearance of such vessel, and

(4) Except as otherwise provided by these regulations, the Government is reimbursed by the interested parties for the expenses, including any per diem allowed in lieu of subsistence, but not the salary of a Customs officer or employee for services rendered in connection with the entry or delivery of merchandise.

(c) Customs stations designated.

(1) The Secretary of Homeland Security is authorized to establish, rearrange, or consolidate, and to discontinue Customs stations as operational needs may require.

(2) The Customs stations and the ports of entry having supervision thereof are listed below:

Customs station Supervisory port of entry
Barrow Fairbanks.
Dutch Harbor Anchorage.
Eagle Alcan.
Fort Yukon Fairbanks.
Haines Dalton Cache.
Hyder Ketchikan.
Kaktovik (Barter Island) Fairbanks.
Kenai (Nikiski) Anchorage.
Northway Alcan.
Pelican Juneau.
Petersburg Wrangell.
Campo Tecate.
Otay Mesa San Diego.
San Ysidro San Diego.
Colorado Springs Denver.
Lewes Philadelphia, PA.
Fort Pierce West Palm Beach.
Green Cove Springs Jacksonville.
Port St. Joe Panama City.
Fort Wayne Indianapolis.
Bucksport Belfast.
Coburn Gore Jackman.
Daaquam Jackman.
Easton Fort Fairfield.
Estcourt Fort Kent.
Forest City Houlton.
Hamlin Van Buren.
Salisbury Baltimore.
Provincetown Plymouth.
Alpena Saginaw-Bay City-Flint.
Detour Sault Ste. Marie.
Escanaba Sault Ste. Marie.
Grand Haven Muskegon.
Houghton Sault Ste. Marie.
Marquette Sault Ste. Marie.
Rogers City Saginaw-Bay City-Flint.
Crane Lake Duluth, MN-Superior, WI.
Ely Duluth, MN-Superior, WI.
Lancaster Noyes.
Oak Island Warroad.
Biloxi Mobile, AL.
Wild Horse Great Falls.
Willow Creek Great Falls.
New Jersey
Atlantic City Philadelphia-Chester, PA and Wilmington, DE.
Port Norris Philadelphia-Chester, PA and Wilmington, DE.
Tuckerton Philadelphia-Chester, PA and Wilmington, DE.
New York
Cannons Corners Champlain-Rouses Point.
Churubusco Trout River.
New Hampshire
Pittsburg Beecher Falls, VT.
Monticello Houlton, ME.
Orient Houlton, ME.
Ste. Aurelie Jackman, ME.
St. Pamphile Jackman, ME.
New Mexico
Antelope Wells (Mail: Hachita, NM) Columbus, NM.
North Dakota
Grand Forks Pembina.
Minot Pembina.
Akron Cleveland.
Fairport Harbor Ashtabula/Conneaut.
Lorain Sandusky.
Marblehead-Lakeside Sandusky.
Put-in-Bay Sandusky.
Muskogee Tulsa.
Amistad Dam Del Rio.
Boquillas Presidio.
Falcon Dam Roma.
Fort Hancock Fabens.
Los Ebanos Rio Grande City.
Marathon El Paso.
Beebe Plaine Derby Line.
Canaan Beecher Falls.
East Richford Richford.
Newport Derby Line.
North Troy Derby Line.
West Berkshire Richford.

(d) Temporary Customs stations. Customs stations may be designated for a temporary time only, to provide Customs facilities where needed because of certain large-scale operations. Because these designations change from time to time they are not listed. However, current information as to the existence of such stations may be obtained from the local port director.

[T.D. 77-241, 42 FR 54937, Oct. 12, 1977]
Editorial Note:
For Federal Register citations affecting § 101.4, see the List of CFR Sections Affected, which appears in the Finding Aids section of the printed volume and at www.govinfo.gov.