Drummond Island, Mich. - It is that time of year again when the "Ice Bridge" between Canada and the United States forms. The ice bridge is scheduled to be marked as of Saturday, January 22. Once the ice bridge is established, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) will begin staffing the reporting station on Sunday, January 23.
Travelers entering the U.S. from Canada via the ice bridge must report directly to the reporting station on Drummond Island during the established hours of 12:00 PM to 8:00 PM Wednesday through Sunday. The Drummond Island reporting station is closed on Mondays and Tuesdays. The official CBP Reporting Station is located at the Drummond Island Yacht Haven Dock. Entering the U.S. via the ice bridge at any other location or outside of these hours is prohibited.
In addition to having the proper documents, planning ahead can expedite your crossing.
For more information about obtaining a passport or passport card, please visit the Department of State website. For additional information on states issuing enhanced driver's licenses or any of CBP's trusted traveler programs, which are also alternatives under the new requirements, please visit the CBP website.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection is the unified border agency within the Department of Homeland Security charged with the management, control and protection of our nation's borders at and between the official ports of entry. CBP is charged with keeping terrorists and terrorist weapons out of the country while enforcing hundreds of U.S. laws.