Do you need global entry card to use kiosk?

No, when you use the Global Entry kiosk, you will need to use your passport or U.S. Lawful Permanent Resident card. The SENTRI cards do not work when entering the U.S. by air through the Global Entry kiosks.
A.

What countries have global entry?

Countries currently participating in Global Entry include the following:
  • Argentina.
  • Canada.
  • Colombia.
  • Germany.
  • India.
  • Mexico.
  • Netherlands (no new applications possible, new program in progress, but no ETA available)
  • Panama.
  • How long does it take to get conditional approval for Global Entry?

    You can't schedule your interview at an enrollment center until your application is conditionally approved. Depending on your form of payment (credit card vs. money order/check) and CBP backlog, GOES notification of your conditional approval status can take between 24 hours and 10 days.
  • How do you use Global Entry?

    Once accepted, you can use a Global Entry kiosk instead of standing in the customs and immigration line when re-entering the country. At the kiosk, you will scan your passport and provide your fingerprints to confirm your identity. The kiosk then prints a receipt in place of the form that you would usually fill out.
  • How long is the Global entry card valid for?

    Both TSA PreCheck and Global Entry memberships are valid for five years.
B.

Can I use global entry to get into Canada?

You may use this card for expedited entry into the United States via the SENTRI and NEXUS lanes. The card is not valid for entry into Canada via the NEXUS lanes. Only your passport or lawful permanent resident card are accepted at Global Entry kiosks. The Global Entry card cannot be used at Global Entry kiosks.
  • How much does it cost to get TSA approved?

    TSA Pre✓ costs $85 and Global Entry costs $100 for a five year membership. Travelers interested in Global Entry must apply through the Trusted Traveler Program website. Global Entry, NEXUS, and SENTRI are programs of U.S. Customs and Border Protection.
  • Can I have both Nexus and Global Entry?

    CBP accepts Global Entry cards for lawful U.S. entry at land and sea ports of entry. Global Entry cards have radio frequency identification, which enables their use at SENTRI and NEXUS expedited travel lanes entering the U.S. Global Entry cards are not valid for entry into Canada via the NEXUS lanes and kiosks.
  • Is Global Entry number the same as TSA Precheck?

    This program is run by a different agency, U.S. Customs and Border Protection. It refers to the Known Traveler Number as PASSID, but the number is used the same way. Global Entry includes TSA PreCheck and its benefits but also gives you expedited customs screening when traveling internationally.
C.

What is global entry at the airport?

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. Members enter the United States through automatic kiosks at select airports.
  • How long does it take to get conditional approval for Global Entry?

    You can't schedule your interview at an enrollment center until your application is conditionally approved. Depending on your form of payment (credit card vs. money order/check) and CBP backlog, GOES notification of your conditional approval status can take between 24 hours and 10 days.
  • How long is the Global entry card valid for?

    Both TSA PreCheck and Global Entry memberships are valid for five years.
  • Is TSA the same as Global Entry?

    Simply put, Global Entry is designed to expedite the customs process, while TSA PreCheck does the same for the security screening process. Note: Global Entry travelers are automatically qualified for TSA PreCheck, but the reverse is not true.

Updated: 2nd October 2019

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