IRMA Update Sunday 9/10/2017 at 1:30pm ET
The US Dept. of Trans and FEMA are now involved in helping with US/Canadian Border crossings for the private sector.
They have stood up a General Fleet Movement Help Desk with live assistance:
Download this document.
They have also established separate Help Desks and contacts for several sectors to address the unique sector issues:
UPDATED June, 2017
The US/Canadian Border Crossing Operational Guide was updated in June 2017.
Power restoration. These documents are necessary for bringing resources in from Canada prior to and during Emergency Restoration Events.
United States Electric Companies to bring in Mutual Assistance from Canada for Emergency and/or Planned Emergency Incidents.
There are 4 documents at present:
1. The overall process as outlined by the US Department of Customs and Border Protection.
2. A "sample letter" from the leadership of a requesting Electric Company to the local office of Emergency Management for their State(s).
3. A "sample letter" from the local State Office of Emergency Management to the Department of US Customs and Border Protection.
4. A Border Pre-arrival Form to be filled out by Canadian companies for their resources prior to arriving at the border.