Closure of Lukeville, Arizona Port of Entry (Message for U.S. Citizens)

Border at Sonoyta (Wikipedia)

The Department of Homeland Security’s U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced the closure of the Lukeville, Arizona Port of Entry beginning midnight Monday, December 4, 2023, until further notice.  Travelers can review the full details of CBP’s announcement on their website here.  

The U.S. Embassy reminds U.S. citizens that the Department of State’s Mexico Travel Advisory  only permits U.S. government employees to travel to Puerto Peñasco (Rocky Point) via Highway 8.

Actions To Take:

  • U.S. citizens contemplating travel to or from Puerto Peñasco should weigh the security risks and consider making alternative plans.
  • Monitor local media for updates and in case of emergency, call 911.
  • Review your personal security plans and follow the instructions of local authorities.


Contact Form 

U.S. Embassy and Consulates in Mexico

From Mexico: (55) 8526 2561

From the United States:  1-844-528-6611

Department of State – Consular Affairs:  +1-888-407-4747 or +1-202-501-4444

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