Who wants to spend their free time waiting in a long security line? No one. Have you signed up for TSA Preâœ“® yet? No joke – it saves you time and stress. It might look a bit confusing at first, but no question, it is worth putting in the effort to make your traveling experience easier. Most of us at AirlineReporter have already signed up, and it has not only saved us time, but also kept us from missing flights!
With TSA Preâœ“®, you can:
– Speed through dedicated security lanes
– Leave your shoes, jacket, and belt on
– Leave your computer and 3-1-1 liquids in your bag
Really, you get to bypass all the annoying stuff. Signing up for TSA Preâœ“®? Enrollment is simple. You can work with more than 350 conveniently located IdentoGO® Centers around the US — with more than 35 located directly at airports. Start out by visiting their website and filling out a short application. Once your application is complete, bring the required documents to the IdentoGO Center to complete the process.
The IdentoGO Center staff will capture your fingerprints to submit with your application to the TSA for approval. Your application is only $85 and is good for five years. That’s just $17/year — one of the best deals in travel! Applications are generally processed within two-three weeks, and you will receive notification by mail with your Known Traveler Number (KTN). Use this number when booking all future travel, and then TSA Preâœ“® will be automatically printed on your boarding passes.
Who is IdentoGO? IdentoGO manages the Preâœ“® enrollment program on behalf of the TSA. They offer electronic fingerprinting, photo services, and criminal history reports, in addition to enrollment in the TSA Preâœ“® program. They handle identity-related services to over 4.5 million customer annually – not your fly-by-night sort of operation.