Resumption of the Remote Area Border Crossing Program
The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) is resuming the Remote Area Border Crossing (RABC) program, which is available in parts of northwestern Ontario and southeastern Manitoba. This decision is part of a phased approach to gradually resume CBSA services still affected by the temporary measures put in place as a result of COVID-19.
The RABC program is available in parts of northwestern Ontario and southeastern Manitoba, as follows:
from Pigeon River through to and including Lake of the Woods;
the Canadian shore of Lake Superior;
Sault Ste. Marie (upper lock system); and
Northwest Angle Area
To become an RABC permit holder, individuals will need to submit an application to the CBSA, including proof of vaccination or medical contraindication. As we expect a lot of interest in the program, please be advised that it may take more time than usual to process the applications.
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