Is Global Entry program worth it? Does it save a lot of time at port of entry?

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As a Canadian who travels to the US frequently, I find it invaluable. Love Global Entry and Nexus.


It does! Recently used it when flying back. I went through immigration in under 2 mins while my USC wife took about 30 mins. She is still waiting for her GE application to be approved. Plus you get TSA-pre!



Yes - don’t think twice get it!!!


Yes once background check and other stuff is completed. Applicant is provided an initial approval. Then you have to book an in-person appointment for interview and fingerprints. Timeline for this on top as this depends on availability of appointment and are location dependent.

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100% worth it. Both for domestic (where it doubles up for TSA-Pre Check) and hugely so for intl. If you don’t have checked bags, out of airports like JFK in 10 mts of landing.

Can I apply for global entry if I am in my home country and will move to the US after 10-12 months ?

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