Oroville / Osoyoos Border Crossing – U.S. Hwy 97 / BC Hwy 97
- Hours of operation: 24 Hr service year round
- FAST Lanes are available
- Entering Canada – Typically 1 lane only, 2nd lane in summer daytime, 3rd lane on occasion
- Entering the U.S. – three multi-purpose traffic lanes, two lanes dedicated for trucks and one bus lane. Truck lane not always open
Current Road Conditions in Washington and British Columbia
We have special pages showing all current road advisories for the State of Washington and the Province of British Columbia. These pages show problems such as roadway accidents, snow or ice, lane closures or blockages, construction, road restrictions, traffic problems, and roadwork around the border crossing.
Telephone Numbers for the Border Customs Offices at Oroville / Osoyoos
- Oroville U.S. Customs Office Telephone Number: (509) 476-2955
- To contact Canadian Customs or other border services at this port call the Canadian Border Information Service (BIS) which can answer your questions or transfer you directly to the Canadian port.
Map of Oroville / Osoyoos Border Crossing Area
Travel Tips for the Oroville / Osoyoos Customs and Border Crossing
- Here is a handy link to hotels in Oroville, Washington and here is another link to hotels in Osoyoos, Canada.
- Friday and Sunday afternoons – busiest times of the week with waits up to 1 HR
- Busiest time of year is the British Columbia Day long weekend in August 1 and 4
- There are Traffic Advisory Signs northbound travelers on Hwy. 97. The first sign is located near the Okanogan River, just south of Oroville, and the second sign is located near the intersection of Hwy 97 and Westlake Road near the Prince’s Foods supermarket.
- You can get customized traffic information for Washington over the phone using the 511 system. Simply dial 5-1-1 and say “traffic”. Next say the road number, such as “5,” and receive up-to-the-minute updates on the road segment you plan to use. If you cannot dial 511 on your phone you can also use the toll-free number 1-800-695-7623
- To hear current road conditions in British Columbia you can call (800)-550-4997.
- There is an Osoyoos Duty Free shop at 202 97th Street, Osoyoos, BC. Their telephone number is 250-495-7288.
- There is a Duty Free Americas shop at 33606D Highway 97 in Oroville. Their telephone number is (509) 476 – 3114. Hours: 8am to 8pm Monday thru Sunday
- Oroville / Osoyoos GPS coordinates – Latitude & Longitude:</strong>49.000239, -119.46225
Traffic Alerts for Northeast Washington
Below are the travel alerts issued by the Washington State Department of Transportation for Northeast Washington which includes the area around the border crossing. This reports all major accidents, weather related problems, construction and other events that may affect your travel.
At milepost 75
At milepost 284
From milepost 1 to milepost 2
At milepost 74
At milepost 146