WHAT IS GLOBAL ENTRY?
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. Global Entry is open to U.S. citizens, lawful permanent
residents, Dutch citizens, and Mexican nationals. Though intended for frequent
international travelers, there is no minimum number of trips necessary to
qualify for the program.
WHY GLOBAL ENTRY?
Tired of waiting in line at U.S. Customs and Border Protection when your flight
arrives? Take advantage of completing your Global Entry interview while at RSNA
2013, eliminating the extra trips to the airport.
HOW DOES THE GLOBAL ENTRY PROGRAM
At airports, program participants proceed to Global Entry kiosks, present their
machine-readable passport or U.S. permanent resident card, place their
fingertips on the scanner for fingerprint verification, and make a customs
declaration. The kiosk issues the traveler a transaction receipt and directs
the traveler to baggage claim and the exit. Travelers must be pre-approved for
the Global Entry program. All applicants undergo a rigorous background check
and interview before enrollment.
DO I QUALIFY?Global Entry is available for citizens, nationals, and lawful
permanent residents of the United States, Dutch citizens (who are members of
Privium), Korean citizens (who are members of the Smart Entry Service)
and Mexican nationals of all ages, provided they have not been found guilty of
a criminal offense, charged with a customs or immigration offense, or declared
inadmissible to the U.S. under immigration law. Biometric technology will be
used to verify your identity and confirm your status as a Global Entry
Applicants may not qualify for
participation in the Global Entry program if they:
HOW DOES IT WORK?
FOR MORE INFORMATION: http://www.globalentry.gov/index.html.
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