Border Information

Howdy, neighbour!

Here in the Creston Valley, we like good neighbours. If you’re coming up to pay us a visit, welcome! We’ll show you some great Canadian hospitality. And if you’re heading south, give our neighbours our best! Coming or going, there are two border crossings near Creston.

Rykerts/Porthill

Entering Canada, head for the Rykerts border crossing is located on Highway 21, just twenty minutes south of Creston. Open daily from 7:00 AM to 11:00 PM PST. For additional information, phone (250) 428-2575.

Entering the USA, take the crossing at Porthill, Idaho on Highway 1 North. Open daily from 7:00 AM to 11:00 PM PST. For additional information, phone (208) 267-5309.

Kingsgate/Eastport

The crossing at Kingsgate/Eastport is open 24 hours a day, year round.

Entering Canada, cross at Kingsgate on Highway 3. For additional information, phone 1-800-461-9999.

Entering the USA, cross at Eastport on Highway 95 North. For additional information, phone (208) 267-3966.

Rules and Regulations: Start right here

Remember: A PASSPORT is the one, universally accepted identification document and it proves that you have a right to return to your country. (Not that we want to see you go, or anything.)

All visitors crossing into Canada must travel with a Passport, Passport Card, Enhanced Driver’s License or Enhanced ID Card. (EDL/ID).

  • Visitors under age 16 will be able to enter with proof of citizenship, no photo ID required.
  • Visitors 15 years of age and under will only require proof of citizenship, such as an original or a copy of a birth certificate, or a citizenship card.
  • Visitors 18 years of age and under who are travelling with a school or other organized group, under adult supervision, and with parent/guardian consent, may also present proof of citizenship alone.