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How do I apply for TSA PreCheck?

It takes five minutes to submit an online application and schedule a ten minute in-person appointment that includes a background check and fingerprinting at an enrollment center.

Before you apply, we recommend that you review the various DHS trusted traveler programs, such as the TSA PreCheck Application Program, Global Entry, NEXUS, or SENTRI, to ensure you meet the eligibility requirements and determine the best program for you.