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St. Francis Checkpoint

Hours of Operation: Open 5am to 9pm daily.
Location: (St Francis Twp) From Route 161, turn onto the St Francis Rd. The St Francis Checkpoint will be about a half mile up on the right.

Daaquam Checkpoint

Hours of Operation: Closed permanently in May 2003. Traffic may enter at St. Juste.
Location:



St. Juste Checkpoint

Hours of Operation: 7am-5pm Mon-Fri.
Location:Big Ten Twp

Passage at border checkpoints requires proper Customs clearance.

Telephone:

St Juste Checkpoint 1-418-244-3646

US Customs 1-418-244-3026

Canadian Customs 1-418-244-3653

Due to changes related to Homeland Security along the Maine-Quebec border, the schedule of operations for the border checkpoints is subject to change at any time. For current information, please call the number listed above or the NMW office at 207-435-6213.

US Customs offices are closed during the following holidays: New Year's Day, President's Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Columbus Day, Veteran's Day, and Thanksgiving.

By Federal Law PL 99-570, there is a $5000 fine for a first time offense of entering Maine without proper US Customs permission, plus an additional $1000 fine per person involved. This includes entrance by foot or on water.

Estcourt (Register at gas station) Checkpoint

Hours of Operation: 7am-5pm Mon-Fri.
Location:Big Twenty TWP

Passage at border checkpoints requires proper Customs clearance.

Telephone:

US Customs 1-418-859-2501

Canadian Customs 1-418-859-2201

Due to changes related to Homeland Security along the Maine-Quebec border, the schedule of operations for the border checkpoints is subject to change at any time. For current information, please call the customs number listed above or the NMW office at 207-435-6213.

US Customs offices are closed during the following holidays: New Year's Day, President's Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Columbus Day, Veteran's Day, and Thanksgiving.

By Federal Law PL 99-570, there is a $5000 fine for a first time offense of entering Maine without proper US Customs permission, plus an additional $1000 fine per person involved. This includes entrance by foot or on waterscr

Oxbow Automated Checkpoint

Hours of Operation: Open 6am to 9pm daily. (5am to 9pm in October and November.)
Location: (Oxbow PLT) From Route 11, turn onto the Oxbow Rd and travel approximately 9 miles. Once you leave the paved road and bare left, travel approximately 1.5 miles to the Oxbow Automated Checkpoint on the right.

Visitor Notice:  
In 2014 Oxbow Checkpoint was converted to an automated checkpoint.  There are no employees stationed here.  It is operated during day time hours by staff at 6-Mile Checkpoint and at night by staff located at our maine office in Ashland.


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