This post shows all U.S. and Canadian border crossing ports that have reduced hours of operation due to the Covid-19 Coronavirus. No ports have been closed completely. We have separate posts which provides a complete explanation of all Coronavirus travel restrictions at the U.S. and Canadian border.
Neither the Canadian or U.S. border officials have been in a hurry to revert ports to their original hours. Canada has expanded the hours of a handful of ports we list below but it is possible some ports will never regain their extended hours as both the CBSA and CBP have long wanted to r
educe hours at some of these ports. Here are the ports which have
U.S. CBP Reduced Port Hours
The U.S. Customs and Border Protection has reduced the hours of operation at many smaller U.S. ports along the Canadian and Mexican border until the travel restrictions are lifted. In addition, both countries closed all NEXUS lanes.
Washington State Reduced Port Hours
- Laurier – The temporary hours for the port of Laurier are be 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., seven days a week.
- Metaline Falls – The Metaline Falls port hours are reduced to 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday, seven days a week.
Idaho Reduced Port Hours
- Porthill – The temporary hours for the port of Porthill are now 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., seven days a week.
Montana Reduced Port Hours
- Raymond – The temporary hours for the port of Raymond are 6 a.m. to 10 p.m., seven days a week.
- Opheim – Temporary hours for the port of Opheim are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, closed Saturday and Sunday.
- Morgan – Temporary for the port of Morgan are hours 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, closed Saturday and Sunday.
- Turner – The temporary hours at the port of Turner are to 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, closed Saturday and Sunday.
- Del Bonita – The temporary hours for Del Bonita will be 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, closed Saturday and Sunday.
- Piegan – The port of Piegan is now open 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., seven days a week.
- Wildhorse – Extended summer hours are not being implemented
- Chief Mountain – Extended summer hours are not being implemented
Minnesota Reduced Port Hours
- Lancaster – Extended Summer hours are not being implemented.
North Dakota Reduced Port Hours
- Carbury – New Hours 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Daily
- Fortuna – New Hours 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Daily
- Maida – New Hours 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Daily
- Neche – New Hours 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Daily
- Noonan – Daily. New Hours 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Daily
- Northgate – New Hours 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Daily
- Saint John – New Hours 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Daily
- Sarles – New Hours 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. seven days a week
- Sherwood – New Hours 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Daily
- Walhalla – New Hours 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Daily
- Westhope – New Hours 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Daily
Michigan – No changes to Port Hours
New York State Restricted Port Hours
The following ports in New York State have reduced hours of operation. The new hours are 6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
The Ports of Champlain and Chateauguay will remain open 24/7 and are likely your best alternatives.
New Hampshire Reduced Port Hours
- Pittsburg, NH – The new hours for the Pittsburg port are now 8 a.m. – 8 p.m. Beecher Falls is the nearest alternative port
Vermont Reduced Port Hours
- Morses Line, VT – The Morses Line port of entry is now open 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. Highgate Springs is the nearest alternative port
- North Troy, VT – The North Troy port has new hours of 8 a.m. – 8 p.m. Derby Line is the nearest alternative port
- West Berkshire, VT – West Berkshire is now open 8 a.m. – 8 p.m. Richford is the nearest alternative port
- Alburg Springs, VT – New hours 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. Eastern
- Rt. 5-Derby Line, VT – New hours 8 a.m. – 8 p.m. Eastern.
Maine Port Closed
The Monticello / Bloomfield Border Crossing has been closed in both directions until October 1, 2021.
Canadian Border Services Agency Port Hour Reductions
Below is a table showing the Canadian ports which had their hours reduced by the Canadian Border Services Agency due to Covid. These port closures mean that some ports of entry which are normally open 24 hours a day will close earlier, while other border crossings with already reduced schedules will see their hours cut even further. Some ports are now closed on the weekends.
Canadian Ports with Restored Hours
Canada has restore these ports to their original hours so the table use these hours of operation rather than those in the table.
Lacolle: Route 223 (Quebec)
Hours Restored to: Travellers: 24 hours, 7 days/week, Commercial: 8 am to 5pm, Monday to Friday (except holidays)
Gillespie Portage (New Brunswick)
Hours of service Restored to: For travellers: 7 am to 7 pm, 7 days/week, For commercial: 8 am to 4pm, Monday to Friday (except holidays)
As of June 1, 2022, the CBSA will resume services at Little Gold Creek (Yukon)
Hours of service: For travellers and commercial: 9 am to 7 pm, 7 days/week – June 1 to September 1
Restricted Hours at Canadian ports
In addition to the ports listed in the tables below, the following 2 ports have new hours:
- Stanstead (Rte. 143), Quebec – the new hours of service will be from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
- Crystal City, Manitoba – the new hours of service will be from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.