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Customs & Boarder Control (CBC)’s Holiday Hours

As the holidays approach, Customs & Border Control Service (CBC) advises the public of their holiday operational department hours for December 2021 and for the beginning of January 2022. 

ImportsFor the holidays, CBC’s imports processing offices are extending their operational hours until 5pm the week of December 13th – 17th.  On Saturday December 18th their offices will be open until 12:00pm.  During the week of December 20th to 24th, the opening hours extend again until 5pm.

In keeping with the public holiday spirit, CBC’s imports processing offices will be closed on Friday December 10th at 12:30pm to facilitate a staff luncheon. The offices are closed on Saturday December 25th, Monday December 27th and Tuesday December 28th.  On Friday December 31st all offices will close at 12:30pm.  Also, offices will remain closed on Saturday January 1st, 2022, and Monday January 3rd, 2022. 

Visa, Extensions, Enforcement and Container InspectionsCBC’s Visas & Extensions counter, Enforcement units and the Freight Security Initiative (FSI) offices will close at 12:30pm on Friday December 10th and resume regular hours on December 13th at 8:30am. Offices will close again at 12:30pm on December 24th and resume regular hours on December 29th.  Offices will then close again at 12:30pm on Friday December 31st and will remain closed until 8:30am on Tuesday January 4, 2022.

CBC officers at the Airport and Seaport, however, will be on call to assist businesses that may need to clear perishable foods or emergency medical supplies over the holiday weekends.

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