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UK Citizens Global Entry Applications and Renewals Procedures & Timelines

Old Mar 16, 2022, 2:51 pm
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Originally Posted by mediamonkey
thank you. Slight change on this now. My original passport wonít have expired but I will now have a second passport that Iíll be travelling on whilst the first original passport will be in an embassy getting a visa. Will that still be ok, perhaps with a photocopy of my original passport.
Sorry, I have no idea. I was always under the impression that CBP wanted to see both passports. Perhaps you should call one of the enrollment centers - doesn't have to be an EoA location - and inquire.
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Old Mar 16, 2022, 4:32 pm
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Originally Posted by TWA884
Sorry, I have no idea. I was always under the impression that CBP wanted to see both passports. Perhaps you should call one of the enrollment centers - doesn't have to be an EoA location - and inquire.
Iíll do that and report back. Thank you.

Would I be right in thinking that whatever passport is connected to my Global Entry is the only one I can travel on, I canít connect it to two passports.
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Old Mar 16, 2022, 7:35 pm
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Originally Posted by mediamonkey
Iíll do that and report back. Thank you.

Would I be right in thinking that whatever passport is connected to my Global Entry is the only one I can travel on, I canít connect it to two passports.
I don't have the time to look it up right now, but somewhere in the GE instructions it instructs to bring all passports to the interview if the applicant has more than one passport. I don't know if that applies only to dual citizens or also to people who have multiple passports issued by the same country for reasons similar to yours.
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Old Mar 16, 2022, 8:48 pm
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Originally Posted by TWA884
I don't have the time to look it up right now, but somewhere in the GE instructions it instructs to bring all passports to the interview if the applicant has more than one passport. I don't know if that applies only to dual citizens or also to people who have multiple passports issued by the same country for reasons similar to yours.
I have passports from two different countries plus a green card. Brought both to the interview, I gave them the GC and the passport I listed as "primary". Wasn't asked for the other one.
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Old Mar 17, 2022, 1:19 am
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Originally Posted by miamiflyer8
I have passports from two different countries plus a green card. Brought both to the interview, I gave them the GC and the passport I listed as "primary". Wasn't asked for the other one.
interesting. As one is listed as primary can you have a secondary passport on your account?
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Old Mar 29, 2022, 2:48 am
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Apologise if this has been asked and answered before.

Iíve got UK and NZ passports and am moving to the US on a work visa. Can I apply for Global Entry under the UK scheme and still use my NZ passport to enter and exit the US? Or would I always need to use my UK passport?

Iím hoping once you got GE and TSAPreCheck through the UK passport it wonít matter from a domestic travel perspective and itís just whether GE is tied to the passport or the person.
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Old Mar 29, 2022, 3:24 am
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GE is tied to the specific passport you applied with, so I would expect you have to use your UK passport to enter the US if you want GE.

For domestic travel I don't think it matters as long as you have some form of valid ID, you would just enter your KTN in to your booking to get TSAPre.
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Old Mar 29, 2022, 4:12 am
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Originally Posted by KARFA
GE is tied to the specific passport you applied with, so I would expect you have to use your UK passport to enter the US if you want GE.

For domestic travel I don't think it matters as long as you have some form of valid ID, you would just enter your KTN in to your booking to get TSAPre.
OK great. Thanks for this. Much appreciated. Now just have to see if I can get the E-2 visa linked to both passports or if have to choose one or the other.
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Old Mar 29, 2022, 5:09 am
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Either I got lucky or things are improving on the timelines recently reported here. For a recent renewal, just over 24 hours for UK Border Force code (pretty typical, I think). Full approval received from CBP just over 11 days after submitting renewal application online. No interview (virtual or physical) required.

Wasn't concerned about it, given the 24 month extension currently in place for renewals, but nice to have it sorted so quickly for the next 5 years.
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Old Apr 3, 2022, 3:23 am
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Either I got lucky or things are improving on the timelines recently reported here. For a recent renewal, just over 24 hours for UK Border Force code (pretty typical, I think). Full approval received from CBP just over 11 days after submitting renewal application online. No interview (virtual or physical) required.

Wasn't concerned about it, given the 24 month extension currently in place for renewals, but nice to have it sorted so quickly for the next 5 years.
I feel got lucky personally also am not sure if it makes a difference that you asked for renewal prior to the expiry of the previous one? Was your travel history blank for other countries just out of curiosity

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Old Apr 3, 2022, 10:40 am
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Originally Posted by munchybunch
I feel got lucky personally also am not sure if it makes a difference that you asked for renewal prior to the expiry of the previous one? Was your travel history blank for other countries just out of curiosity

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Itís not a renewal if you apply after the previous one expires, itís basically a new application (and you donít benefit from the extension while your application is processed). I applied before the old one expired. My travel history was not blank, it had around 20 other countries in the last 5 years, apart from US/CA/MX.
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Old Apr 3, 2022, 1:40 pm
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Originally Posted by Oaxaca
Itís not a renewal if you apply after the previous one expires, itís basically a new application (and you donít benefit from the extension while your application is processed). I applied before the old one expired. My travel history was not blank, it had around 20 other countries in the last 5 years, apart from US/CA/MX.
Agree but if you look at the dp above you can see that even those who have renewed before expiry haven't had renewals that much quicker than those who are freshly applying.

Also if you apply after the previous one expires it still does say 'renew membership' which you click on still to continue and has all your previous info saved like employers home addresses etc so would hesitate to say it's a fresh application. Yes you do lose out on the benefit extension while processing agree.

Would say your wait was atypical but saw a family of US citizens where 2 got it within a week and the minors were waiting months so I think it's purely luck of the draw largely
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Old Apr 25, 2022, 6:17 am
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New application.

Applied 28 Jan
Conditionally approved 19 Apr
Approved 25 Apr

Conveniently was flying into the US very shortly after my application was conditionally approved. The only issue I had was that I needed to send them a scan of my second British passport. I was given a local email address for the airport that I arrived at. 2 days later, application approved. The "interview" didn't really seem like an interview. Conducted at the same desks as normal passport checks. Come to think of it, he barely event asked me a single question except "do you have your driving licence" and some plesantries like "how was the flight".
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Old May 6, 2022, 7:33 am
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I have received my GE conditional approval on 26th April 2022 after applying 31st December 2021.

I'm certain when my approval came through I had a notice on the GE website that I needed to schedule an interview by 25th May otherwise my application would be cancelled. However, now that warning doesn't seem to appear anywhere. All that is mentioned now is that I have to complete the Enrolment within 730 days and that if I use EoA I won't need to schedule an interview.

Is this a change, that you now no longer need to schedule an interview within 30 days? The reason I am asking is that I am scheduled to arrive in MIA on 25th May and given current reliability of some scheduled flights I am concerned that if I was delayed I would arrive in US on 26th May... to find my application cancelled.
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Old May 7, 2022, 12:42 am
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Originally Posted by TriTaxMan
I have received my GE conditional approval on 26th April 2022 after applying 31st December 2021.

I'm certain when my approval came through I had a notice on the GE website that I needed to schedule an interview by 25th May otherwise my application would be cancelled. However, now that warning doesn't seem to appear anywhere. All that is mentioned now is that I have to complete the Enrolment within 730 days and that if I use EoA I won't need to schedule an interview.

Is this a change, that you now no longer need to schedule an interview within 30 days? The reason I am asking is that I am scheduled to arrive in MIA on 25th May and given current reliability of some scheduled flights I am concerned that if I was delayed I would arrive in US on 26th May... to find my application cancelled.
The time to schedule an appointment has been extended to 2 years but you can book an in-person slot now and reschedule it for any time in that period.

If you are travelling to MIA with BA then you may not be able to EoA. BA uses concourse E which is very compact and Iíve not seen a line there for EoA. This is possible in concourse D which AA uses.
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