St. Aurelie Border Crossing

St. Aurelie US inspection station

St. Aurelie US inspection station

The St. Aurelie border crossing is located along the southeast branch of the St. John River. The port of entry is used primarily by logging trucks. The surrounding land is privately owned, and the public is generally not allowed to use this port of entry.




Hours of Operations & Wait Times

The US port of entry is open Monday through Thursday from 6 am to 9 pm and on Friday from 6 am to 4 pm. The Canadian border station’s PPTRA-Q (Pilot Project for Travellers in Remote Areas – Quebec) service is available on Monday and Thursday from 6 to 9 am and 5 to 9 pm. On Friday, it is available from 6 to 9 am. Travelers can enter Canada only on weekdays from 9 am to 5 pm.

If you want to get updates on the current border wait time at the St. Aurelie border crossing, you can use the CBP Border Wait Times app (Google Play or iTunes) or the CanBorder app.


Weather, Traffic & Road Conditions

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Travelers can check the state of traffic on the roads of Maine by calling the travel information service hotline 511 or 1-866-282-7578. You can also get traffic updates while on the go by following the Twitter feed of @MaineDOT. The province of Quebec also participates in the 511 travel information service hotline that provides updates on road network conditions for travelers.


Contact & Directions for Your Trip

To learn more about the St. Aurelie border crossing, you can call the customs officials at the US or Canadian border stations using the numbers listed below. To get to this port, you can follow the map and the directions posted below.

Find Directions to the Border Crossing on the Map

How to Get to the Border?
Head south on Quebec Route 277 until you reach the end of highway located in Saint Aurelie. Head west all the way to the end of Baker Lake Road where the US-Canada border is located.

Address & Phone Numbers


  • U.S.: Baker Lake Road St. Aurelie, ME 04478
  • US Customs: (418) 593-3582


  • Canada: 468 Rang St. Joseph, Sainte-Aurélie, Quebec G0M 1M0
  • Canadian Customs: (418) 593-3971

Useful information for travelers

On your way to crossing the border hotels are available, compare best hotels prices available on the US side and Canadian side. Bed and breakfast can be found here and here. If you are looking to find cheap cars for rent check this website for comparision of car rent prices. Check best car rental deals from Hertz, Avis, National Car Hire and Alamo.

Are you heading for camping, check for this fantastic campgrounds, or search for the best RV parking places. Need an RV hired, check this website. Boats and canoes are available for rent if you are crossing the border for some fun and hiking check these accommodation options. Are you going for golf – see the top golf courses and tee times here. Hiking options.

Did you car break down middle of the road, call for car help get emergency services. Do you need travel insurance – visit our partners here. You pets can be insured as well here. Visiting Canada for medical reasons, check this website.

Documentation needs to be all ready, for find the necessary legal forms here.

Things to Know About St. Aurelie Border Crossing:

  • The municipality of St. Aurelie was founded in 1906 by Victor Vanier. It was named after an Ursuline nun called Sister Sainte-Aurélie that lived around the end of the 19th century.
  • Travelers can visit Le Vieux Moulin de Metgermette Nord (the Old Mill on Metgermette Nord), a historic site that demonstrates how wood and grain used to be milled.


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