Southern Border Blockade Scheduled for January 20, 2017

In response to the recent gas price increase in Mexico, a blockade of the United States – Mexico border crossings on the Mexican side has been planned by protesters for this Friday, January 20, 2017. This blockade will have an impact on border crossings leading up to this event and over the duration of the weekend.

In response to this, and in accordance with the Mexican Customs Law, the General Customs Administration has made arrangements for the following (translated from notice):

Please find the original notice regarding this disruption issued by the Secretaría de Hacienda y Crédito Público and Service and Servicio de Administración Tributaria here.

Frequently asked questions:

Are there any instructions on how the requests for ‘extraordinary service’ will work?

Does it mean we can cross the border through any port if we have a Pedimento for the Laredo port?

Does the ‘extraordinary service’ operate 24 hours a day during this weekend?

Please reach out to our Buckland Laredo office if you have any other questions regarding this planned disruption at (956) 724-4463 or contact your customer service representative assigned to your account directly.