Morgan – Monchy Border Crossing

Morgan – Monchy border crossing 

Morgan – Monchy border crossing

The Morgan – Monchy border crossing is one of the least traveled ports of entry between the US and Canada. Less than 40 vehicles, mostly automobiles, pass through this crossing every day. This port connects the communities of Loring, Montana and Val Marie, Saskatchewan. Monchy, Saskatchewan used to be a small settlement near the border. Today, it is just a border crossing that is made up of a customs building, three storage buildings, and a residence for the CBSA agents.


Hours of Operations & Wait Times in Morgan Monchy

The US port of entry is open to all vehicles daily but its operational hours change depending on the season. From June 1 to September 15 (summer), the US border station is open from 8 am to 9 pm (MDT). From September 16 to May 31 (winter), the port is open from 9 am to 6 pm (MDT).

The Canadian border station also changes its operational hours depending on the season and the vehicles passing through.

  • From the Second Sunday in March until May 31
    • passenger vehicles: 9 am to 6 pm daily
    • commercial vehicles: 9 am to 5 pm on weekdays (except holidays)
  • From June 1 to September 15
    • passenger vehicles: 8 am to 9 pm daily
    • commercial vehicles: 8 am to 9 pm weekdays only (except holidays)
  • From September 16 to the first Saturday in November
    • passenger vehicles: 9 am to 6 pm daily
    • commercial vehicles: 9 am to 5 pm on weekdays (except holidays)
  • From the first Sunday in November to the second Saturday in March
    • passenger vehicles: 10 am to 7 pm daily
    • commercial vehicles: 10 am to 5 pm on weekdays (except holidays)

Delays are rare at the Morgan – Monchy border crossing. Travelers who want to keep updated on any changes on the border wait times at this location can download the CBP Border Wait Times app on Google Play or iTunes or the CanBorder app.


Weather, Traffic & Road Conditions

As one of the least busiest border crossings on the US-Canada border, travelers shouldn’t expect any traffic when passing through this location. However, it is recommended that you keep updated on weather-related road conditions while traveling in this area. Those who are in Montana can get updates from the state’s travel information hotline (dial 511 or 800-226-7623) or check their travel info map online. The Canadian province of Saskatchewan also provides travelers with current highway road conditions through their Highway Hotline (1-888-335-7623) and online Provincial Map.


Contact & Directions for Your Trip

To learn more about the Morgan – Monchy border crossing, travelers can call the US or Canadian customs officials at this location. Their phone numbers are listed below. To reach this port of entry, please use the map and the directions as a guide.

Find Directions to the Border Crossing on the Map

How to Get to the Border?
From Loring, Montana, drive 16 miles north on Highway 191 until you reach the port. From Val Marie, Saskatchewan, travel south on Highway 4 past Monchy until you reach the US-Canada border.

Address & Phone Numbers

  • U.S.: 53869 US Highway 191 N, Loring, MT 59537-9600
  • US Customs: (406) 674-5248
  • Canada: Highway 4, Monchy, Saskatchewan S0N 1V0
  • Canadian Customs: (306) 298-2232

Things to Know Before the Morgan – Monchy Border Crossing:

  • The Morgan – Monchy border crossing is the location where the proposed Keystone XL Pipeline was to cross the border before the project was rejected by US President Barack Obama in 2015.
  • The village of Val Marie is considered the gateway to the Grasslands National Park where tourists can ride a traditional wagon, look over some dinosaur bones, check out old tipi rings, and share stories around the campfire.

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