My daughter has the US Global Entry but since we have obtained a passport for her as a baby she's missing biometric information.

How does one go about getting the passport with the biometric information or adding the biometric info to her unexpired existing passport?

  • What biometric information are you seeking to add? As far as I'm aware, the only biometric data in a US passport is a digitized copy of the passport photo. Does hers lack that?
    – phoog
    Feb 14, 2019 at 15:49
  • Yes. When going through the Global Entry Kiosk the Kiosk spits out a message: No Biometric information. Prints a blank ticket and sends us to a human to cross the border.
    – Karlson
    Feb 14, 2019 at 15:51
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    How old is she now? My guess is that you simply have to renew the passport via the usual process. But it may be worth contacting the Global Entry people to ask if they have other suggestions. Feb 14, 2019 at 16:08
  • 3.5. Still has about 2 years left of passport validity
    – Karlson
    Feb 14, 2019 at 16:29
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    AFAIK you'll need a new passport. You can't just add a chip to a passport that never had one. Feb 14, 2019 at 22:17


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