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Highgate Springs Announces Expanded Hours

Release Date: 
June 13, 2014

ST. ALBANS, Vt.— Members of the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) NEXUS Trusted Traveler program can now take advantage of new expanded hours for the NEXUS lane at the Highgate Springs port of entry throughout the summer. 

The Highgate Springs POE NEXUS lane for U.S. bound traffic is now available:

  • 6:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.; Monday - Friday
  • 6:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m.; Saturday and Sunday, and
  • 2:00 p.m. to 7 p.m.; Friday, Saturday and Sunday

Frequent cross-border travelers are encouraged to participate in the NEXUS program, which allows pre-screened, low-risk travelers to proceed with little or no delay into the United States and Canada. Travelers may apply online at the CBP Global Online Enrollment System website or the Canada Border Services Agency NEXUS website. Additionally, NEXUS information is available toll-free at: 1-(866)-NEXUS 26 (1-866-639-8726).

The Port of Highgate Springs continuously monitors NEXUS lane usage and employs active lane management to meet traffic demands and ensure travelers have the shortest average wait time possible. For estimated wait times at major northern and southern border crossings, please visit the CBP Advisories and Wait Times website.

NEXUS members are also eligible to expedite their domestic travels by using TSA’s pre-check trusted traveler security screening lines and security screening lines at major Canadian airports.

Trusted Traveler programs, such as NEXUS, helps expedite international trade and travel, while allowing CBP to better focus our limited resources and examination efforts on higher-risk passengers and cargo, which helps to ensure the security and integrity of our borders.

Currently, NEXUS provides more than one million members expedited processing at dedicated lanes at the border, at NEXUS kiosks at preclearance airports in Canada, and at maritime reporting locations.

Last modified: 
February 9, 2017