CBP Charleston – Port Information

Port Code: 1601

Location Address: 200 East Bay Street

Charleston, SC 29401

Mailing Address: Same As Above

Port Director: Robert Fencel

General Phone: (843) 579-6500

General Fax: (843) 579-6611

Operational Hours: 8:00 AM-4:00 PM(Eastern)

Weekdays (Monday-Friday)

 

Description: A Service Port is a CBP location that has a full range of cargo processing functions, including inspections, entry, collections, and verification (19 CFR 101.1).

 

Service Contacts

Name: Customs Service Center – D.C. Headquarters

Phone: (877) 287-8667

 

Name: Entry Division

Phone: (843) 579-6524

Fax: (843) 579-6610

 

Name: Fines and Penalties

Phone: (843) 579-6516

Fax: (843) 579-6606

 

 

Name: Import Specialists Teams

Phone: (843) 579-6544

Fax: (843) 579-6607

 

Facilities And Crossings

Name: Advanced Targeting Unit

Phone: (843) 576-3690

Fax: (843) 576-3691

Operational Hours: 7:00 AM-11:00 PM(Eastern)

Weekdays (Monday-Friday)

 

Name: Charleston Int’l Airport – Admissibility

Phone: (843) 552-2696

Fax: (843) 552-2584

Operational Hours: 7:00 AM-11:00 PM(Eastern)

Weekdays (Monday-Friday)

 

Name: Columbus Street Terminal

Phone: (843) 727-4387

Fax: (843) 727-4114

Operational Hours: 8:00 AM-5:00 PM(Eastern)

Weekdays (Monday-Friday)

 

 

 

Name: Container Examination Station

Phone: (843) 856-8494

Fax: 843-856-8498

Operational Hours: 8:00 AM-5:00 PM(Eastern)

Weekdays (Monday-Friday)

 

Name: Container Examination Station (Agriculture)

Phone: (843) 856-4641

Fax: (843) 856-5714

Operational Hours: 8:00 AM-5:00 PM(Eastern)

Weekdays (Monday-Friday)

 

Name: Export Cargo – Container Examination Station

Phone: (843) 856-8494

Fax: (843) 856-8498

Operational Hours: 8:00 AM-5:00 PM(Eastern)

Weekdays (Monday-Friday)

 

Name: Vessel Entrance and Clearance (at Columbus Street)

Phone: (843) 727-4162

Fax: (843) 727-4114

Operational Hours: 8:00 AM-5:00 PM(Eastern)

Weekdays (Monday-Friday)

 

Name: Wando Terminal

Phone: (843) 881-3412

Fax: 843-881-9093

Operational Hours: 7:00 AM-10:00 PM(Eastern)

Weekdays (Monday-Friday)

 

Supplemental Information

Contact Information: If you have any questions concerning agricultural issues, please contact(843)856-8484.Fax number is (843)856-8498.Operational hours are from 8am to 5pm (Eastern Time), Weekdays(Monday-Friday).

Contact Information: Requests for service “private vessel/private aircraft arrival” after hours should be directed to the Duty Supervisor at (843)579-6515, (843)579-6513(including weekends & holidays).

Special Instructions: Entry Division, Fines & Penalties, and Import Specialists Teams, can be contacted from 8am to 4:30pm (Eastern Time) at their respective telephone numbers listed under “Service Contacts”.

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.