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Transportation Security Administration

Lock Picks

Carry On Bags: 
Yes
Checked Bags: 
Yes

Tools that are 7 inches or less in length are allowed in carry-on bags. Please check with local law enforcement regarding traveling with this item.

Any sharp objects in checked bags should be sheathed or securely wrapped to prevent injury to baggage handlers and inspectors.


 

The final decision rests with the TSA officer on whether an item is allowed through the checkpoint.