Looking to save time next time you travel?
Consider Applying for TSA Pre✓™or Global Entry
Next time you travel you could expedite your screening process with TSA Pre✓™ and entry into the US with the Global Entry program.
If these programs are of interest to you, and for your convenience, Bradley International Airport is home to both a TSA Pre✓™ Enrollment Center as well as a U.S. Customs and Border Protection Global Entry Enrollment Center.
What is TSA Pre✓™?
The TSA Pre✓™ is an expedited screening program that allows travelers to leave on their shoes, light outerwear and belt, keep their laptop in its case and their 3-1-1 compliant liquids/gels bag in a carry-on, in select screening lanes.
The TSA Pre✓™ application process allows U.S. citizens and lawful permanent residents to go through a pre-enrollment process online at tsa.gov and visit an application center to provide biographic information (e.g. name, date of birth, address, etc.), fingerprints, payment and valid required identity and citizenship/immigration documentation. This program requires an application fee of $85 for a five-year membership.
Once approved, travelers will receive a Known Traveler Number and will have the opportunity to utilize TSA Pre✓™ lanes at security checkpoints at more than 150 participating airports and on 12 airlines. At Bradley, a TSA Pre✓™ lane is available at the main TSA screening checkpoint.
The application center at Bradley International Airport is conveniently located in the baggage claim area.
For hours of operation and to schedule an appointment, please follow this link: https://www.tsa.gov/tsa-precheck/apply
How does the Global Entry Program Work?
The Global Entry Program provides expedited clearance for pre-approved, low-risk international travelers, and members of these programs can expect expedited processing when entering the United States using automated kiosks at airports. As an added benefit, Global Entry members are also eligible to participate in TSA Pre✓™, the Transportation Security Administration’s expedited security program.
Travelers interested in enrolling in one of CBP’s Trusted Traveler Programs can learn more about the programs and apply online using the CBP’s Global On-line Enrollment System (GOES).
The Global Entry Enrollment Center at Bradley International Airport is located in Terminal B and open Monday – Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. It is open exclusively to Trusted Traveler Program applicants who have applied for membership through the Global On-line Enrollment System (GOES) and have had their applications conditionally approved.
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