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Global Entry Procedures and Timelines of Applications and Renewals for UK Citizens

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Global Entry Procedures and Timelines of Applications and Renewals for UK Citizens

Old Oct 21, 22, 1:50 am
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Originally Posted by Redmongoose View Post
Quick question - I have submitted my application for GE and the website site says:
"Please remember to revisit our website for your application status updates. Notification of when you may schedule an interview appointment (if one is needed) will only be posted here."

Does that mean I have to keep checking the website to see when I have been conditionally approved or will they email me?
The website says application in progress - waiting for conditional approval. However I did not get any confirmation via email that I had submitted / completed my application.
To answer my own question - they emailed me to say "there had been a recent change of status to my application"
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Old Oct 24, 22, 3:17 am
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22 Oct 11:00 - UK Border Force submission
22 Oct 19:12 - UK Border Code received
22 Oct 20:00 - GE application submitted
24 Oct 04:25 - Full approval received***

*** I have had GE previously but this expired and on an old passport
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Old Oct 29, 22, 6:58 pm
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Originally Posted by BA_Pax View Post
OK folks. Confirming that DFW has an Enroll on Arrival separate immigration booth - booth 60 which is the very furthest away from the Global Entry machines. The line manager told me about it when I asked. My BA193 arrived on time. I deplaned at 1702hrs, hit booth 60 at 1708hrs, and my interview was completed 1 minute later. Absolutely superb service.

havnt had the email confirmation yet but the agent said 24-48 hours. He didnt even look at or scan my passport and said the camera recognised me already from previous visits.

good luck all.
I've just finished my application and will be on BA193 mid December hoping to do this. Thanks for the description!
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Old Oct 30, 22, 1:33 am
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Data Point: Arrived JFK approx 14:00.
Was one of the first into the empty immigration hall. Asked for EoA, told by the queue managers to tell immigration officer in the booth. He cleared me for immigration and then tilde me to take a seat in the baggage hall. They then cleared the entire flight through immigration before the same very friendly and helpful officer did my interview at the booth.
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Old Oct 31, 22, 4:34 am
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Just adding another data point about the speed of the application process

29 Oct 10:30 - UK Border Force application submitted
29 Oct 23:00 - UK Border Force code received
30 Oct 12:30 - TTP GE Application submitted
31 Oct 07:30 - Conditional approval received

This was for both myself and my OH
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Old Oct 31, 22, 7:54 am
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Originally Posted by Redmongoose View Post
Data Point: Arrived JFK approx 14:00.
Was one of the first into the empty immigration hall. Asked for EoA, told by the queue managers to tell immigration officer in the booth. He cleared me for immigration and then tilde me to take a seat in the baggage hall. They then cleared the entire flight through immigration before the same very friendly and helpful officer did my interview at the booth.
And another DP from JFK T8 (AA), from approx 2 weeks ago. Arrival around 19:45.
First went to immigration booth 1 (as I thought I understood the instructions), which is used for Diplomats. Was asked to queue in the Visitors line, clear immigration and the officer directed me to line 1 in the Customs area. There was an officer waiting, was processed very quickly in around 10 minutes. Very efficient.
Email confirmation arrived in my inbox 2-3 hrs later. TSA Pre was not active yet for my following morning flight, but worked well a few days later.

Got to use GE through an international transit at DFW last week. It took less than 30 seconds to clear immigration, this is life changing! :-D
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Old Nov 5, 22, 10:35 pm
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New application data point: Arrived into ORD at ~13:00 a few weeks back (13th October) and after proceeding with immigration, asked where I needed to go for EoA. Once cleared, you immediately turn left after the booth and walk straight and it won't be too long before you see a small sign indicating is where you queue. I had six people in front of me with two officers conducting the interviews and it took roughly 40 minutes to get seen before an officer called me up - straightforward enough, asked a few questions, took my picture and asked for my passport. By the time she'd said I was good to go and turned to leave, the queue was about 15-20 people long; this seems to be one of the busiest periods of arrivals for the airport so would suggest being brisk off the plane if you arrive in the early afternoon and intend to do your interview here.

Unfortunately I was one of the unlucky ones and after two weeks, started attempting to chase up via phone. To save anyone else time in case you also need to chase up, you'll have the best luck phoning (312) 542-5700 (I did it something during the morning in CST), going for option 0 and then asking to be transferred to supervisor Coble. I was redirected and they asked for name, PASS ID. some verification questions to ensure it was me and a phone number to follow up on. I received an e-mail the next day saying that my application status had changed and I'd been approved. Phoning the number provided for O'Hare at here was fruitless and the one time I'd gotten an answer, she hung up after I asked if I could get any assistance regarding my interview. Perhaps it was the accent
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Old Dec 1, 22, 3:51 am
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Hi al, I need to renew my Global Entry. Do I still need a new 40 access code? And how much can I defer the interview (if I need one)? I'm not allowed in the US until their vaccine restrictions are gone so won't be able to attend an interview.
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Old Dec 1, 22, 2:06 pm
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Yes you need a new uk check - it will prompt you to do this as part of the process. You can do interviews for renewal online so I wouldn’t worry about when you will be in the US in person.
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Old Dec 9, 22, 8:46 am
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Global entry application

I've edited this because I was as I suggested having a dim moment. If you have an ESTA attached to your UK passport, that acts as your proof of permit to enter the US. I ignored that question and hooray, was through to the next page.

Last edited by Whiterose; Dec 9, 22 at 11:06 am Reason: Dim moment
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Old Dec 15, 22, 3:21 pm
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Originally Posted by BA_Pax View Post
OK folks. Confirming that DFW has an Enroll on Arrival separate immigration booth - booth 60 which is the very furthest away from the Global Entry machines. The line manager told me about it when I asked. My BA193 arrived on time. I deplaned at 1702hrs, hit booth 60 at 1708hrs, and my interview was completed 1 minute later. Absolutely superb
Can confirm this, just did it yesterday coming off BA193 and had the same experience. This was a big help BA_Pax , thanks!
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Old Dec 29, 22, 7:36 pm
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As a follow up, I applied for global entry for my family and myself in January. I had to wait a reasonable time for conditional approval and then did EoA in MIA. I've now flown through the US and used GE to enter and TSA pre check to leave. All I can say is the process is definitely worth it once all sorted. So much smoother arrival and departure experience. I think all in it took me 9 months but part of that was when my next trip to the US was to do EoA.
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Old Dec 30, 22, 12:30 pm
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Full timeline

29 November 2022 13:20 - Applied for Home Office check code
30 November 2022 03:00 - Check code arrived
30 November 2022 11:00 - Applied for Global Entry
01 December 2022 18:00 - Conditionally approved
26 December 2022 - Enrollment on arrival at LAX TBIT. Process is to clear normal immigration and then line up under the Global Entry sign to the left of the reclaim area exit. Queue was about an hour, interview took 5 mins at around 16:00 local
30 December 2022 01:00 (UK) Global Entry was approved.

Edited to add: Managed to use TSA precheck at LAX on 2 January with no issue - appeared on my iPhone and physical boarding passes.
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Old Dec 31, 22, 2:03 pm
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First time applying, got UK Check Code through within 24 hours.

Wondering if I apply for Global Entry now or wait a bit, anyone advise best option please?

I next arrive USA (MCO) 4th Feb 16:15 and there for a couple of weeks with spare days.
Wondering if I can maybe Enrol on Arrival at MCO if it did come through in time.

Otherwise next visit is 11th July after this.
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Old Dec 31, 22, 6:07 pm
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Originally Posted by pmcg View Post
Wondering if I apply for Global Entry now or wait a bit, anyone advise best option please?
There is no downside for applying early. Currently, Global Entry applications remain active and do not expire for 24 months after receiving the notification of conditionally-approved. You will have 730 days to complete the enrollment interview (source).
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