Global Entry is a U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) program that allows expedited clearance for pre-approved, low-risk travelers upon arrival in the United States.

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After renewing an ESTA, do I have to do anything for Global Entry too?

As per this CBP FAQ entry for Global Entry, I know that if you renew your passport (but not change your name), you need to log into the GOES website to record your new passport details. Fairly soon, ...
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Missed country on Global Entry application

So I just filled out my Global Entry on-line application and, after I finished, my wife pointed out that I missed listing Germany as one of the countries visited in the last 5 years. It's too late to ...
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Is NEXUS clearly better than Global Entry or TSA Pre-Check for US citizens?

I'm considering joining one of the US government's Trusted Traveler programs. I found this comparison chart on the Homeland Security website comparing TSA Pre-Check, Global Entry, NEXUS, and SENTRI. ...
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What to expect at a Global Entry application interview?

I applied for the Global Entry program a couple of days ago, and I noticed a few mentions throughout the application process to an interview that I would need to schedule as part of the process. What ...
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Is Global Entry active immediately after the interview?

My GE application has been approved and I'm thinking of scheduling my interview a couple of days before a domestic trip in hopes I can participate in Pre-Check. Does anyone know if they will give ...
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What is the Known Traveler Number on the Global Entry Card.

I know it is the Passenger ID number. But how many digits is it. There is a 9 digit number, several spaces and then two alpha characters and 3 numerics. e.g. BC321 following the Passenger ID ...
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why is SENTRI more expensive than Global Entry?

Aaccording to http://www.dhs.gov/comparison-chart membership in the SENTRI program costs $122.25 for five years whereas membership in the Global Entry program costs $100 for 5 years. This doesn't make ...
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Does Pacific Central Station (Vancouver) have a Global Entry/NEXUS machine?

Is there a GE/NEXUS machine at the Pacific Central Station in Vancouver? I am traveling from Vancouver to Seattle.
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How long does it take for a Global Entry application to be approved?

The U.S. Customs and Border Protection runs a program called Global Entry, allowing low-risk travelers to complete an application, submit to a background check and interview, and eventually be ...