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Old Feb 22, 22, 4:15 pm
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Global Entry Procedures and Timelines of Applications and Renewals for UK Citizens

Old Feb 12, 22, 4:09 pm
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Originally Posted by Captain Schmidt View Post
Yes, as per my response to TWA884, that's my error - my account does also say 24 months. By any chance have you entered and taken advantage of the grace period after your GE has expired?
Sadly, I haven't - but I hope you report back with your experience.
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Old Feb 13, 22, 2:42 am
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Originally Posted by jms_uk View Post
Sadly, I haven't - but I hope you report back with your experience.
I will indeed (assuming my Covid test comes back negative this morning....)
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Old Feb 16, 22, 4:59 am
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So, my experience on Monday was flawless - possibly the quickest experience I've ever had with GE. The screen's visual identity software found me in seconds and spat out my GE receipt +ESTA receipt (Funnily enough my American wife had to put her passport into the machine as her screen didn't read her so well). This was followed by about 10 secs with a CBP agent to confirm nothing to declare and done. I wish the technology in the UK government's "automated" passport gates worked half as well as what the US government is using for the GE system.
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Old Feb 18, 22, 3:09 am
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Got my conditional approval back yesterday, so a 104 day turnaround.

Is there an easy way to find out which enrollment centers accept walk-ins? Or do generally all of them?
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Old Feb 18, 22, 8:07 am
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Originally Posted by rhysflies View Post
Is there an easy way to find out which enrollment centers accept walk-ins? Or do generally all of them?
Please refer to the following thread:
Enrollment on Arrival is also an option.
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Old Feb 21, 22, 8:17 am
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Originally Posted by rhysflies View Post
Got my conditional approval back yesterday, so a 104 day turnaround.

Is there an easy way to find out which enrollment centers accept walk-ins? Or do generally all of them?
Glad to hear that it came through! When we were trying to do EOA we were told at ATL that the office was closing in an hour and there wouldn't be time to complete it. That said there were four in my family who all needed to complete the process so it may have been different if it were just one person. Luckily we had scheduled a backup interview at MCO about 3 weeks later so we completed it then. So even if you plan on doing EOA make sure you have a backup scheduled just in case.
On a separate but related note, one thing you will come to discover is that although having GE is superb (and I wouldn't want to go back) you are inevitably held up by baggage reclaim which at the moment seems to be taking a long time. I waited almost an hour at MIA a couple of weeks ago for my bags which were all marked priority and had Upper Class tags.
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Old Feb 21, 22, 8:56 am
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Moderator's Note:

For indexing and future search purposes, please continue the discussion of walk-in enrollment interviews and enrollment on arrival in the following threads, which I have referenced above:Thank you,

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Old Feb 22, 22, 8:19 am
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Originally Posted by rhysflies View Post
Got my conditional approval back yesterday, so a 104 day turnaround.
Renewal approved after ~100 days and no interview needed!

Quite happy with that
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Old Feb 23, 22, 8:14 am
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I applied for GE (Initial) a few weeks ago:

UKBF Paid: 21st Jan 2022
UKBF Code issued: 22nd Jan 2022
Application submitted via TTP: 25th Jan 2022
Conditional Approval: Pending

I don't have a particularly extensive travel history, but have been to the US and a few other countries in the last few years so I'm not expecting too many issues. Assuming my conditional approval comes before then, I'm hoping to EoA at LAX in August.

Not sure how much value it'll give me, but as I want to do a back-to-back run next year for my BA Gold card, Global Entry will at least give some re-assurance of avoiding the queues on arrival.
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Old Feb 26, 22, 11:07 am
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Question for those with more experience,
I have my conditional approval, so have a passid number.
can I put this on my next flight to the USA? Or do I wait until itís fully approved?
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Old Feb 26, 22, 12:45 pm
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Originally Posted by AlanA View Post
Question for those with more experience,
I have my conditional approval, so have a passid number.
can I put this on my next flight to the USA? Or do I wait until itís fully approved?
IMO, you have to wait to get a full approval.
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Old Feb 26, 22, 2:27 pm
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Originally Posted by AlanA View Post
Question for those with more experience,
I have my conditional approval, so have a passid number.
can I put this on my next flight to the USA? Or do I wait until itís fully approved?
Wait until the final approval of your Global Entry application.

Please refer to the following thread:
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Old Mar 2, 22, 4:38 pm
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Hi all,

Does anyone know if itís possible for a UK passport holder to enrol with global entry in DUB, without arriving from the US, ie I will take a day trip there fro
the UK?

I have a short connection at JFK T8 in September and will be in the wrong terminal for enrolment at arrival, plus I donít think I will have time to go to T4.
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Old Mar 2, 22, 5:50 pm
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Originally Posted by choosethedrew View Post
Hi all,

Does anyone know if itís possible for a UK passport holder to enrol with global entry in DUB, without arriving from the US, ie I will take a day trip there fro
the UK?
Global Entry enrollment interviews in Dublin are conducted only at the US CBP preclearance facility when departing on flights to the US.
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Old Mar 2, 22, 5:57 pm
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Originally Posted by TWA884 View Post
Global Entry enrollment interviews in Dublin are conducted only at the US CBP preclearance facility when departing on flights to the US.
OK, that is that then! Thank you.
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