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Questions tagged [global-entry]

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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Can I add my Global Entry (Redress) Number after booking a ticket?

I booked my ticket on Expedia and the airline is Qantas. I was in the process of being approved for global entry when I booked the ticket. Now that I've been approved, I want to enter my information ...
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Traveling to Canada by car from Los Angeles

I live in Los Angeles, and my wife and I would like to travel to Vancouver on August 3 this year. We plan on being in the Seattle area a few days before this. We do not have passports. What is our ...
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Enrollment upon arrival for U.S. Global Entry program for a U.S.-Canada flight

I have been conditionally approved for the U.S. CBP's Global Entry program. From what I understand, there is an enrollment through which you can do your interview upon arriving back in the U.S. from ...
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Missing biometric info from US Passport

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 ...
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Global Entry PASSID number

It says on multiple websites that one's 9-digit Global Entry PASSID number should begin with a 98. However mine begins with a 15. Does anyone know what this means? Thanks!
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Using Sentri lanes as a UK Citizen with Global Entry

I am a British (UK) citizen currently living in Mexico with permanent residency status in Mexico. I have a B2 visa for the US and was recently approved for the Global Entry program. I plan to use the ...
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Can we do online application for US Global Entry while physically not present in USA?

I want to apply for my parents in Global Entry Program. I checked the procedure for Indian Citizen, first 2 points are as below: Apply Online with CBP: Complete a TTP online application and pay the $...
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Using Sentri card at Global Entry point in LAX

I've got a Sentri card but when I got to the Global Entry station at LAX I was told that I wasn't allowed to enter. This seems to be in contradiction of the "For NEXUS and SENTRI Members at Global ...
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Global Entry vs Nexus Card [duplicate]

Consensus seems to be that, as a US citizen, for travel into the US from Canada, the two cards are virtually interchangeable. That also includes using the expedited security line in Toronto when ...
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Getting TSA precheck with Global Entry

I recently got a Global Entry card. However on my last trip I was turned away from the pre check without an explanation. Why ? What do I have to do in addition to use pre check when I travel? Thank ...
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Why are only these 11 countries eligible for Global Entry?

As of November 2018, the Global Entry program in the USA is open just to USA citizens, USA permanent residents, and to citizens of 11 other countries: Citizens of Argentina Citizens of India Citizens ...
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Global Entry U.S. mailing address

I am trying to figure out what is the best TTP Program to apply for my inlaws who travel frequently with us. We are US citizens, already registered withGlobal Entry, but they are Mexican Nationals ...
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Can I use my passport card in the SENTRI lane on the Mexican border?

I have Global Entry and my car registered in SENTRI. I know you're supposed to have an actual Global Entry card to use the land port of entry. But they enrolled my passport book when I signed up so I ...
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Is a Hong Kong SAR passport holder, with a USA working visa (L-1), and an APEC Business Travel card, eligible to apply for the Global Entry Program?

Is a Hong Kong Special Administrative Region passport holder, with a USA working visa (L-1), and an APEC Business Travel card, eligible to apply for the Global Entry Program? If not, is there any ...
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Must all citizenships be disclosed on a Global Entry application?

I’m a dual citizen looking to apply for Global Entry. One of my citizenships is my primary one and the secondary I barely ever use (usually only to get into that country). I last renewed my passport ...
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Emirates and Known Traveler Number: they want place of issue and date of issue. How/where do I get these?

I booked a flight on Emirates from the USA to Europe and I want to provide them my GOES Known Traveler Number so I can use TSA PreCheck. But Emirates asked for the place and date of issue for my GOES ...
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GlobalEntry / TSA Pre never works at Columbus International Airport. Why?

I applied for and received a Global Entry identification card about a year ago. Along with Global Entry, the card is also eligible for TSA Pre. On every occasion, when departing from Columbus ...
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Global Entry Status [duplicate]

I have been approved for the Global Entry over a year ago but when entering US from my International trips every time I am receiving the red X and am taken to the additional screening by agents. After ...
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Can I use a Global Entry Kiosk on a new passport?

I am a UK Citizen with a B1/B2 Visa and a Global Entry Member and have just renewed my passport. I have the original passport with a corner cut off, which I understand I will need to bring with me to ...
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Can I use Enrollment on Arrival for Global Entry if I have an interview scheduled at some other office?

Can I use Enrollment on Arrival for Global Entry if I have an interview scheduled at some other office? I have a Global Entry interview scheduled at an office "near" my home. It is a couple of months ...
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Trusted traveler login change: How do I find out the status of my pending Global Entry application?

I applied for a Global Entry ID last week, and I want to know how to find out the status of the application. I applied around September 27th, including paying the application fee. I've been ...
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What qualifies as food when a US Global Entry kiosk asks me if I am carrying any?

When using Global Entry to clear US customs, one of the four questions is (not verbatim) "do you have food?". I think it gives examples of fruits, meats, cheese, etc. which to me sound like ...
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Can I make use of my Global Entry card to get Pre-Check if my airline doesn't participate? [duplicate]

I will be flying on All Nippon Airways (ANA) out of Houston IAH soon, but ANA does not participate in the Trusted Traveler program so I have no way to provide the KTN that I received through Global ...
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Global Entry interview — Moved to a new place since application, but unoffically

I live in the SF Bay Area and signed up for CBP Global Entry several months ago. My interview is tonight. Since I submitted, I have moved to a new address, but not officially and possibly not for ...
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What is the 5-digit alpha/numerical number?

My Global Entry card has the number SC... on the lower right corner of the front of the card. What is this number?
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Two sets of 9-digit numbers on back of Global Entry card

There are two 9-digit numbers on the back of the Global Entry card. The one on the upper left corner is the Known Traveler Number or PASSID. But on the upper right hand corner there is another 9-digit ...
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Is TSA Pre-Check's KTN more reliable than Global Entry's?

A few months ago I got TSA Pre-Check because I had a last minute domestic flight and was able to schedule the interview quickly. As I will be flying out of the country in a few months, I just got ...
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Using Global Entry card in NEXUS lane Canada to US

I am a US citizen with a Global Entry Card. I'll be driving back from a family vacation this summer in Canada. I'm wondering what it is like to use the NEXUS lanes with this Global Entry Card. I have ...
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Using global entry when ticket has only middle initial, not middle name

Will having your middle initial on your ticket rather than middle name that is on your passport affect the use of global entry when coming into the US?
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Must I use a Mobile Passport receipt if I create one?

If I generate a Mobile Passport receipt as I arrive at a US airport but do not subsequently use it for anything (e.g., if I go through Global Entry, or fill out a paper form and use that instead), ...
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What happens to an existing TSA Precheck registration if I apply for Global Entry?

I already have TSA Precheck and am now applying for Global Entry. What happens to my TSA Precheck ID if I proceed with my application? Does applying for Global Entry affect my existing TSA Precheck in ...
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Can I use a Mobile Passport receipt with Global Entry?

I've just applied for Global Entry but am having second thoughts. But I've configured Mobile Passport on my phone, and now I'm wondering what the best approach is to expediting the US entry process (...
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Are Irish citizens eligible for Global Entry or TSA Precheck?

Are Irish citizens eligible for Global Entry or TSA Precheck, if they already have a Redress Number?
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Is a British citizen who is also a Canadian PR for < 3 years eligible for either NEXUS or Global Entry?

My background: UK citizen, Canadian Permanent Resident. I applied for Global Entry via the UK Government website but upon proceeding with the application I was told I am ineligible as a landed ...
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Can Nexus card be used at US airports if arriving from country other than Canada?

If you have a Nexus membership (and NOT Global Entry), have you used your card at the Global Entry kiosk at an US airport to get the Global Entry benefits? Nexus can clearly be used at participating ...
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Should both spouses apply for Global Entry or TSA Precheck, or can one be a companion to the other? [duplicate]

I just signed up with a travel credit card that has a benefit of an annual $100 voucher for Global Entry or TSA Precheck application fees. My question is, should both myself and my spouse apply? Or ...
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Is Pre-Check offered by Spirit Airlines?

Spirit does not offer TSA Pre-Check. We have a Global Entry card. Can we Pre-Check outside of the airline?
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Global Entry: could not schedule interview within next 30 days

Completed the process for Global Entry and received conditional approval email. This email states that I must schedule the interview within 30 days, but I am unable to get an interview time slot ...
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Entering and exiting Canada with different travel documents

I am a US citizen. I traveled from the US to Canada by air, showing my US passport to enter Canada without a visa. I returned to the US by land (train), and showed my Global Entry card at the border ...
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Will I get the TSA Precheck benefits if I purchase Global Entry?

I was going to get Precheck, but I noticed that Global Entry is only slightly more money. Do all the perks of TSA Precheck come with Global Entry or would they have to be purchased separately?
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USA Global Entry member travelling with ESTA-only companion

Can a Global Entry-registered person choose to use the standard immigration lines? Context: My wife and I travel to the USA occasionally, sometimes together, sometimes separately. Currently we both ...
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Does Global Entry help when entering the US by bus or train?

I am a US citizen and recently signed up for Global Entry. One of the benefits is a special card that one can use in NEXUS or SENTRI lanes when entering the US by foot or car, which could result in ...
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How can I use Global Entry lanes at Canadian airports if I don't have the physical Global Entry card?

When you are approved for Global Entry, U.S. citizens, U.S. lawful permanent residents and Mexican nationals are posted a Global Entry card. Everyone else only has an electronic record of their Global ...
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Re-entry to USA after flying back to the UK for 2 weeks (ESTA) [duplicate]

I'm flying to the US in June for a total of 67 days in order to visit my girlfriend. I would have liked to stay the full 90 days but I've had to book an earlier return flight so I can come back to the ...
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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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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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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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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 (see below) on the Homeland Security website comparing TSA Pre-Check, Global Entry, NEXUS, ...
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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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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.