North Maine Woods

St. Aurelie Checkpoint

Hours of Operation: 8am-5pm Mon-Thu, 8am-4pm on Friday.
Location:Big Six Township

Passage at border checkpoints requires proper Customs clearance.

Telephone:

St Aurelie Checkpoint 1-418-593-3426

US Customs 1-418-593-3582

Canadian Customs 1-418-593-3971

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 numbers 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.