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Customs extends operating hours for peak season

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

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The Jamaica Customs Agency (JCA) wishes to advise its valued customers and stakeholders that in light of the approaching Christmas holiday season, the entity, in collaboration with its partners, has adjusted its operating hours at the ports of Kingston and Montego Bay, at Public bonded warehouses and Customs House, Kingston.

KINGSTON WHARVES LTD (KWL)

Extended hours for full container load (FCL) receival and delivery to December 21, 2018 will be from 8:00 am to 6:00 pm, by reservation through its customer engagement portal at: www.kingstonwharves.com.

All KWL warehouses will be opened to the public on Saturday, December 15 and December 22 between the hours of 8:00 am to 4:00 pm on Christmas Eve December 24, 2018, 8:00 am to 1:00 pm and New Year's Eve, December 31, 8:00 am to 1:00 pm.

Motor vehicle delivery at Tinson Pen will take place Mondays - Thursdays between the hours of 8:00 am to 8:00 pm until December 21, 2018.

ADOLPH LEVY

The public will be able to conduct business on Saturday, December 15 & 22, 2018, between 9:00 am and 1:00 pm.

UNIVERSAL FREIGHT HANDLERS/ONE-STOP SHOP

The public will be able to conduct business on Saturday December 15 & 22, 2018, between 9:00 am and 2:00 pm.

KINGSTON LOGISTIC CENTRE

The public will be able to conduct business on Saturday December 15, 2018, between 9:00 am and 3:00 pm, and Saturday December 22, 2018 between 9:00 am and 4:00 pm.

SEABOARD WAREHOUSE MONTEGO BAY

The public will be able to conduct business on Saturday December 8 & 15, 2018, between 8:00 am and 4:00 pm.

PORT HANDLERS MONTEGO BAY

The public will be able to conduct business on Saturday December 15 & 22, 2018 between 9:00 am and 1:00 pm.

CUSTOMS HOUSE KINGSTON

The Collections and Accounts Unit at Customs House (Newport East) will be opened on Saturday, December 15 & December 22, 2018 from 9:00 am – 2:00 pm,

Customers will also be granted an additional hour on week-days to do business at the Collections and Accounts Unit effective Monday, December 10 – Friday December 21, 2018. The closing time will, therefore, be 5:00 p.m. instead of 4:00 p.m. Mondays - Thursdays, and 4:00 pm instead of 3:00 pm on Fridays.

The Entry Processing and Valuation Verification Units will be opened on Saturday, December 15 & December 22, from 9:00 am-2:00 pm.

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