New Flagpoling Hours at Canadian Borders Starting May 30, 2024

Flagpoling is when temporary residents exit and re-enter Canada to obtain immigration services. It is a quick way to update your status without waiting for online processing. Many use flagpoling for work permits; study permits, and permanent residency confirmations. Consider reading my article on this topic:

New Ports of Entry Hours for Flagpoling

Starting May 30, 2024, the following locations will offer flagpoling services at the specified times only. For other land crossings, visit the official CBSA website.

RegionPort of EntryHours of Operation
QuebecArmstrongMonday to Thursday, 12 pm to 7 pm
QuebecSaint Armand/PhilipsburgMonday to Thursday, 9 am to 3 pm
QuebecSaint Bernard-de-LacolleMonday to Thursday, 12 pm to 7 pm
QuebecStanstead Route 55Monday to Thursday, 8 am to 5 pm
Southern OntarioFort Erie (Peace Bridge)Tuesday to Thursday, 8 am to midnight
Southern OntarioNiagara Falls Rainbow BridgeTuesday to Thursday, 8 am to midnight
Southern OntarioQueenston-Lewiston BridgeTuesday to Thursday, 8 am to midnight
PacificAbbotsford-HuntingdonMonday to Thursday, 10 am to 4 pm
PacificAldergroveMonday to Thursday, 10 am to 4 pm
PacificBoundary BayMonday to Thursday, 10 am to 2 pm
PacificDouglasMonday to Thursday, 10 am to 4 pm
PacificPacific HighwayMonday to Thursday, 10 am to 4 pm

Plan ahead to avoid delays. Visit the CBSA immigration services page for more details.

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