GA Customs


SRQ is a U.S. Customs & Border Protection (CBP) User Fee Airport.
Local inquiries for assistance with the regestration of cameras, computer/PC equipment, firearms, can be accomplished during general business hours at the SRQ CBP office.  Please call CBP prior to arrival and schedule.
General Aviation CBP Clearance Procedures
  • Prior arrangements with CBP is required for processing arriving international GA aircraft at SRQ.
  • CBP services should be scheduled by telephone via +1-941-359-5040, facsimile clearance requests are not accepted at SRQ.
  • CBP requires two (2) hours notice prior to arrival at SRQ, including updating arrival times.
  • SRQ CBP general office hours are M-F,  10:30 - 19:00 local.
  • Scheduling outside of general office hours is available.  A forwarding number will be provided outside of general hours.
  • The U.S. CBP General Aviation Facility at SRQ is located on the west side of the air terminal building, at gate B8. GA foreign arriving aircraft requiring CBP clearance shall utilize the B8 apron area and park at the pavement “Customs” markings.
  • Persons on board arriving flights are required to remain on board aircraft until CBP Officer is present.
Customs and Border Protection
6048 Airport Circle Sarasota, Florida 34243-2159 Voice (941) 359-5040 or FAX (941) 359-5467Additional information on a wide variety of Customs and Border Protection topics including news, travelers information, careers, imports, CBP forms and much more are available on these links.