Blaine – Point Roberts Border Crossing Wait Times & FAQ’s

Connecting the communities of Point Roberts in Washington and Tsawwassen in British Columbia on the US – Canada border is the Point Roberts Border Crossing. It joins a section of US territory that cannot be reached by land from the US. Before crossing this border, there are a few things travelers should be aware of.

Please note during the COVID-19 situation some of the FAQ info below might be subject to change. Please let us know of any corrections requiredLive and average Point Roberts wait times below remain accurate and are sourced from the US Customs & Border Patrol.

Yes, pedestrians can walk across the border as long as they go via the Tyee Street Port. Visitors are not permitted to walk across any other place on the border, and all pedestrians will be required to visit the Customs office and have the relevant documentation.
There is no toll for crossing the Point Roberts Border Crossing. However, a NEXUS card can be purchased for $50, which is valid for five years. NEXUS Card holders give visitors access to specific lanes in order to skip the queues and cross quickly.
The Point Roberts Border Crossing is open 24 hours, seven days a week. The specific NEXUS hours vary and are only valid between 7 am and midnight for travel into Canada.
There are no duty-free shops available at the Point Roberts Border Crossing. Some items are prohibited from being carried across the border, including some food and drink items. All items of fresh food must be declared.
When crossing the border, it is vital that all travelers have valid and correct identification on them. In order to enter Canada, visitors must carry a proof of citizenship and also a proof of identity. This could be in the form of a; · Valid passport · NEXUS card · Driver’s licenses · Birth certificate · or Alien Registration Receipt Card for non-US citizens. When entering the United States, travelers must have either a; · Valid passport · NEXUS card · Enhanced Driving Licence (EDL) · alternatively, another travel compliant document.

Point Roberts wait time data from the U.S. Customs and Border Protection. Times may take a few seconds to load…

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