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Port of Houston Bus Tour

July 17, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 1:30 pm

When: July 17, 2019

Registration: 8:30 am

Port Tour Start: 9:00 am BUS LEAVES PROMPTLY AT 9AM

MEETING LOCATION: Port of Houston Executive Office Building at 111 East Loop North

The tour bus will stop for at Bayport’s Executive Office where lunch will be sponsored by the Port of Houston with an informational lunch and learn.

Port Tour End: 1:30 pm

The Houston Customhouse Brokers & Freight Forwarders Association is providing a tour of Bayport on July 17, 2019. This is an opportunity for local members of the trade community to see basic port operations and drive thru the City Docks, drive to Bayport, meet US Customs personnel who will explain the VACIS exam process, see where USDA Exams take place and ask questions. The bus will stop for lunch at Bayport’s Executive Office where the tour group will enjoy an informational lunch sponsored by the Port of Houston. CBP and agricultural officer will be there to answer questions.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION: CBP HAS A NEW REQUIREMENT THAT EVERYONE MUST BE VETTED. If the information requested is not provided timely, you will not be permitted to attend and there will be no refund of your registration cost. Anyone, regardless of citizenship, may attend a port tour with U.S. Customs and Border Protection pending a vetting process (30 days). Participants that are not U.S. citizens are vetted by The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) which takes 90 days to process. You will be required to have a valid driver’s license or passport identification with you to enter the gate and during the entire event. Upon receipt of your online registration, you will be contacted by our office to provide additional information required by CBP to complete the vetting process. Vetting information and reservations must be returned by May 31st to guarantee your spot for U.S citizens. Vetting information and reservations must be returned by April 12th to guarantee your spot for non U.S citizens.

Seating is limited, so make your reservation today!

Please fill in the form via the registration bar below to reserve your spot and pay online.

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CCS / CES Point Information This event has been approved for    4 NCBFAA CCS and CES   points.

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July 17, 2019
8:30 am - 1:30 pm