Who wants to spend their free time waiting in a long security line? No one. Have you signed up for TSA Preâœ“Â® 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.Â Most of us at AirlineReporter have already signed up, and it has not only saved us time, but also keptÂ us from missing flights!
With TSA Preâœ“Â®, 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 upÂ for TSA Preâœ“Â®? Enrollment is simple.Â You can work with more than 350Â conveniently located IdentoGOÂ® CentersÂ around the US — with more than 35Â located directly at airports.Â Start out byÂ visiting their websiteÂ and filling outÂ a shortÂ application. Once your application is complete, bring the required documents to the IdentoGO Center to completeÂ the process.
The IdentoGO Center staff will capture your fingerprints to submit with your application to the TSA for approval.Â Your application is onlyÂ $85 and is good for five years. Thatâ€™s just $17/year — one of the best deals in travel!Â Applications are generally processed within two-three weeks, and you will receive notification by mail with your Known Traveler Number (KTN).Â Use this number when booking all future travel, and then TSA Preâœ“Â® will be automatically printed on your boarding passes.
Who is IdentoGO? IdentoGO manages the Preâœ“Â® enrollmentÂ program on behalf of the TSA. They offer electronic fingerprinting, photo services, and criminal history reports, in addition toÂ enrollment in the TSA Preâœ“Â® program. They handle identity-related services to over 4.5 million customer annuallyÂ – notÂ your fly-by-night sort of operation.