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Traveler Information

Approximately 1.8 million passengers pass through our nation's airports every day. TSA has prepared a traveler's guide to help ensure passengers have the answers they need to common security screening questions. For travelers on-the-go, TSA has the "My TSA" mobile application for iOS (iPhone) devices, Android smartphones and mobile web users.

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Travelers with Disabilities and Medical Conditions

One of the primary goals of the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is to provide the highest level of security and customer service to all who pass through our screening checkpoints. Our current policies and procedures focus on ensuring that all passengers, regardless of their personal situations and needs, are treated equally and with the dignity, respect, and courtesy they deserve.

Traveling with Special Items

Here are some helpful guidelines for transporting special items from the security perspective. Please note that airlines and other countries may have additional rules and restrictions on these and other items. You should check with your airline for more information. If you are traveling...

Acceptable IDs

Adult passengers (18 and over) must show a valid U.S. federal or state-issued photo ID to go through the checkpoint and onto their flight....