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Welcome to the Border Compliance Assistance Center's US-Mexican home page.

Look here for information that you need to know to transport cargo from Mexico into the United States, with special attention to solid and hazardous wastes. We want to help you follow the rules, and to help make your journey safe and trouble-free.  

You will find information to help you from start to finish, including:

  • packing and labeling your load
  • preparing paperwork and keeping records
  • procedures at ports of entry
  • rules for travel on different highways in different states
  • delivering your load

With recent concerns about homeland security, it is even more important to minimize border delays.

If you are prepared with everything you need for your border crossing, this will help everyone keep our borders secure, and keep the traffic flowing freely.

Please help us make this website as useful as possible. Click here to give us your comments and suggestions.

Bienvenidos, y tenga un buen viaje!

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The Border Center, which is maintained by the National Center for Manufacturing Sciences (NCMS), is one of the Compliance Assistance Centers developed with support from EPA's Office of Enforcement and Compliance Assistance (OECA). For more information, contact the Border Center Director, Lisa Stobierski.

The information contained in this site is provided for your review and convenience. It is not intended to provide legal advice with respect to any federal, state, or local regulation. You should consult with legal counsel and appropriate authorities before interpreting any regulations or undertaking any specific course of action.

Please note that many of the regulatory discussions on Border Center refer to federal regulations. In many cases, states or local governments have promulgated relevant rules and standards that are different and/or more stringent than the federal regulations. Therefore, to assure full compliance, you should investigate and comply with all applicable federal, state and local regulations.

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