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Will I get the TSA Precheck benefits if I purchase Global Entry?

Yes. If you are approved for Global Entry (the standards around criminal history are more stringent than for Precheck alone), you will receive a Known Traveler Number that you may supply with your ...
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Are foreigners required to use a passport as ID for domestic flights within the US?

The TSA website, as far as I'm aware, correctly states the TSA policy: any of those documents is acceptable for use by anyone who legally has any of them. I'd certainly trust it over the unsourced and ...
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USA Global Entry member travelling with ESTA-only companion

According to the 9th question at https://www.cbp.gov/travel/trusted-traveler-programs/global-entry/frequently-asked-questions: As a Global Entry member, am I required to use the Global Entry kiosk ...
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Can Nexus card be used at US airports if arriving from country other than Canada?

NEXUS membership can be used at Global Entry kiosks, though the physical card is not used at preclearence airports. NEXUS "includes Global Entry benefits" (and TSA Precheck). See also this ...
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How to change my residence address for NEXUS?

According to the CBP: I am enrolled in a Trusted Traveler Program. Do I have to notify you if I change my address? Yes. If the mailing address that you originally submitted for the NEXUS/...
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What happens to an existing TSA Precheck registration if I apply for Global Entry?

TSA Pre-check and Global Entry are independent programs, administered through different federal offices (TSA and CBP, though both are under DHS). Access to Pre-check is a perquisite of Global Entry ...
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How can I know if my car was added to SENTRI?

Your vehicle has been registered, and you are good to go. Two months ago I renewed my Global Entry membership, and as part of that process I registered my car for SENTRI. Several weeks later, I logged ...
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Can others in my party go through TSA PreCheck?

My sister and I both have KTNs and recently traveled with a friend, booked together in one record. She doesn't have a KTN but received TSA pre-check on both legs of the journey. Two friends who ...
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I am qualified for TSA pre check. How can I find out what my number is?

According to the TSA Precheck FAQ: I forgot my KTN. How do I find it? If you are a member of the TSA Pre✓® Application Program, look up your KTN online. If you are a member of another ...
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Can I add my Global Entry (Redress) Number after booking a ticket?

The reason to enter your Global Entry PASSID in the airline's booking system would be so that you can qualify for TSA PreCheck when you depart from the US, with expedited security screening (no taking ...
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entry into Germany

There is. It's the EasyPASS system, which allows you to use eGates at immigration at German airports. It's available through a special bilateral agreement between the US and Germany. These are the ...
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Getting TSA precheck with Global Entry

A Global Entry card doesn't itself get you into the TSA Precheck line. What's needed is a boarding pass from a participating airline that displays a precheck symbol; it looks something like this. To ...
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NEXUS card proof of citizenship for passport renewal?

Answering my own question in a limited fashion based on experience: I went to the US post office to complete my DS-11 application for a replacement passport card. I asked the postal clerk if the NEXUS ...
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Can I use TSA PreCheck with a non-participating airline?

No, you cannot. TSA PreCheck requires the participation of the airline. If your airline doesn't participate, you can't use it. https://www.tsa.gov/precheck/faq Why can’t I use the TSA Pre✓® ...
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Can others in my party go through TSA PreCheck?

I have a KTN #. My wife does not and is not even a U.S. Citizen but always gets TSA Pre Check when traveling with me on Delta, American and United. Southwest is the exception whereas I get Pre Check ...
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Has there been a policy change for b1/b2 visa holders at the land borders?

I don't know if this is a policy change at all, but lacking an actual/official answer I'll add what we found out last week. We entered the US and handed over our SENTRI cards as normal. The CBP ...
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How to register new car with SENTRI?

Login to your Trusted Traveler account Adding a Vehicle: From the TTP Dashboard you can scroll down slightly, and under Program Memberships you should see Add Vehicle Removing a Vehicle From the ...
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GOES Interview at Chicago-O'Hare

I made an appointment and did not wait at all. Just walked right up. They pretty much ask you the same questions that are in the online application, unless they see a reason to ask more. It was ...
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Can Nexus card be used at US airports if arriving from country other than Canada?

I received a definitive answer from CBP. In summary, if you have NEXUS, do not apply for Global Entry. Using the Global Entry lines with an active NEXUS enrollment will expedite you into the USA ...
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Can I use my passport card in the SENTRI lane on the Mexican border?

No. You will need a SENTRI or Global Entry card to use the SENTRI lane. If you need to request a card, you can do that online, though it takes up to 4-6 weeks to receive one in the mail. Some border ...
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Can I use TSA PreCheck with a non-participating airline?

Here are the airlines that participate in TSA Pre-check: Aeromexico Air Canada Alaska Airlines Allegiant Air American Airlines Aruba Airlines Avianca Boutique Airlines Cape Air Delta Air ...
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What happens to an existing TSA Precheck registration if I apply for Global Entry?

Global Entry provides all the benefits of TSA Precheck (referencing the comparison chart Dorothy pointed out). In particular the CBP ID that is assigned as your Global Entry membership number can be ...
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Updating license plate on Trusted Traveler/Sentri

I was unable to find an answer, so I just updated it in the Trusted Traveler portal and hoped for the best. I was able to edit the vehicle details, change the plate number and click Submit. The next ...
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GES/GOES Application ID or Date of Birth is incorrect, when applying for Background verification - Global Entry

I filled out my application about a week ago and I see the same error message. From reading through other posts here looks like it might take about 10 days or so to update. Please post an update here ...
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How do Indian citizens who are Canadian PRs apply for Global entry (instead of NEXUS)?

Canadian Permanent Residents aren't eligible for Global Entry on that basis alone (chart) The eligible Global Entry list is as follows : U.S. citizens U.S. lawful permanent residents and select ...
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NEXUS card proof of citizenship for passport renewal?

Is the NEXUS card proof of citizenship for purposes of applying for a new passport? No. Foreign citizens can get a NEXUS card as well. See here: Eligibility U.S. citizens, U.S. lawful permanent ...
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Global Entry U.S. mailing address

Well i ended up finding out one i started filling up their app. It turns out it requires you enter an US contact that can receive mail in their behalf since they only mail the card to US addresses.
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Can others in my party go through TSA PreCheck?

Officially, Known Traveler Numbers (KTNs) belong to a person, so every traveler needs their own KTN so long as they are 13 or older. Anecdotally, I have KTN and my partner does not. I have made three ...
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