Welcome to Port Everglades Where Security Is Everyone’s Business
Before you begin your first-class cruise vacation from Port Everglades, cruise guests are asked to follow these rules and regulations while on Port property:
- Cruise guests and visitors age 18 and older must provide a government-issued photo ID (such as a current driver's license or passport) at any of the Port's Security Checkpoints, along with your cruise documents.
- For security purposes, cruise guests may be subject to periodic vehicle screening upon arrival at any Security Checkpoints.
- Cruise Guests have access to the cruise area and/or Convention Center only. Unauthorized roaming through the Port is prohibited.
- Cruise guests arriving by personal car will receive a placard to be placed on the rearview mirror or on the driver's side dashboard - unobstructed and visible for inspection.
- Do not leave vehicles unattended in "No Parking" zones, fire lanes or passenger drop-off areas.
- While on Port Everglades property, all persons are subject to local, state and federal regulations.
Report any suspicious activity to the Broward Sheriff's Office at Port Everglades 954-765-4511.
- Relax and enjoy your vacation!
Security Checkpoint Hours
Checkpoint 1 (Eller Dr./I-595): 6 AM - 10 PM
Checkpoint 2 (State Road 84/Spangler Blvd.): 24/7
Checkpoint 3 (SE 17th St./Eisenhower Blvd.): 5 AM - 10 PM
Weapons are Prohibited on Port Property
Florida State Statute 311.12 (7) ̶ Seaport security standards; inspections; compliance; appeals ̶ makes it unlawful to:
- Possess a weapon on a seaport
- Keep a weapon in your vehicle on a seaport
A weapon is considered the following:
- Concealed knives
- Brass knuckles
- Sling shot
- Billie clubs
- Tear gas
- Chemical weapon or device
- Any other items used for the purpose of causing death or injury to another
Persons exempt from this law:
- Active-duty, certified federal or state law enforcement personnel
- Persons so designated by the seaport director in writing
Persons requesting for an exemption to this law must do so in writing to the Port Director. These requests must include a copy of your State of Florida Concealed Weapons / Firearms permit and written explanation from your employer indicating a legitimate need for you to possess a weapon as a part of your employment on the seaport.
Florida State Statute 311.12 (7) Seaport security standards; inspections; compliance; appeals. -- Any person who has in his or her possession a concealed weapon, or who operates or has possession or control of a vehicle in or upon which a concealed weapon is placed or stored, while in a designated restricted area on seaport property commits a misdemeanor of the first degree, punishable as provided in s. 775.082 or s. 775.083. This subsection does not apply to active-duty certified federal or state law enforcement personnel, or persons so designated by the seaport director in writing.