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Old Aug 19, 19, 10:14 am
Join Date: Jun 2015
Posts: 138
Originally Posted by DLASflyer View Post
I do have Global Entry and have my card. But I am wondering if there is an expedited security screening lane as opposed to immigration/customs. It sounds like there is not.
No, there are expedited security screening lanes that are separate from expedited US immigration/customs. If you pass through a CATSA Trusted Traveller lane (for which, as noted above, you'll need a physical Global Entry or NEXUS card) you can keep your shoes, belts and light jacket on and liquids in bags, though you have to remove laptops.

Then separately (though it usually immediately follows/precedes security screening depending on the airport layout) you can use the Global Entry machines for expedited entry, for which of course you don't need the card at all.

(There's an occasional complaint about how at some airports in Canada, depending on layout, the lane minders attempt to bar access to the Global Entry machines because they claim you need a physical card, which is of course not true, especially given the fact that Global Entry members who aren't US citizens/permanent residents or Mexican citizens can't even get them in the first place. But this is a bit of a sidenote to your question.)
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