Norton – Stanhope Border Crossing

Norton border station 

Norton border station

The Norton – Stanhope border crossing is a moderately used port, averaging 150 vehicles per day. This crossing links the town of Stanhope, Quebec to Norton, Vermont. The port is located in a rural area, particularly on the Canadian side of the border with just the border station and some farmland nearby.


Hours of Operations & Wait Times in Norton Stanhope

The Norton – Stanhope border crossing is open 24/7. Travelers can check current wait times by visiting the CBP website or downloading the CanBorder app and the CBP Border Wait Times app (Google Play or iTunes).


Weather, Traffic & Road Conditions

Travelers can check the New England 511 website to find out the state of traffic and roads on the highways of Vermont. They can also follow the Twitter account @511VT to get the same updates. Visitors to Quebec can use the Quebec 511 program to get traffic and road conditions reports in the province. Travelers can access the information by calling 511 or 1-888-355-0511, downloading the program’s mobile app, or following the Twitter account @Qc511_Mtl.


Contact & Directions for Your Trip

To learn more information about crossing the border at the Norton VT port of entry, travelers can use the phone numbers below to contact the customs officials at this location. To drive to this port, travelers can use the map and directions provided below.

Find Directions to the Border Crossing on the Map

How to Get to the Border?
From the US, head north on Route 114 then Route 147 to reach the US-Canada border in Norton. From Quebec, head south on Route 147 to reach the border in Stanhope.

Address & Phone Numbers

  • U.S.: 115 Vermont 147, Norton, Vermont 05476
  • US Customs: (802) 822-5233
  • Canada: 1000 Highway 147, Stanhope QC J1A 2S2
  • Canadian Customs: (819) 849-2922

Things to Know About the Norton – Stanhope Border Crossing:

  • The Stanhope Duty Free store is located at 985 Route 147, Stanhope, Quebec. The store is closed during the winter.
  • A rare, unmanned crossing was once located near the Norton – Stanhope port of entry, on Nelson Road. People could pass through this crossing but are still required to check in at the nearby customs facility before proceeding. Cameras and sensors were used to closely monitor this “uncontrolled crossing.” In 2015, bollards were used to block the crossing.
  • The US border station at the Norton VT port was built in 1933 and listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

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