What is Global entry program (GEP)?
Global entry program is a US customs & border protection (CBP) trusted traveler program that allows speedy clearance for pre-approved & low risk travelers through dedicated lanes & kiosks after their arrival in US.
In which countries Global Entry Program is applicable?
This program is open for legitimate permanents residents of US, Indian citizens, UK citizens, Dutch citizens, South Korean citizens, Singapore citizens, German citizens, Swiss citizens, Colombian citizens, Panama citizens, Argentina citizens and Mexican nationals.
How the Global Entry Program operates?
Members of Global entry program got speedy clearance from the airport authorities by proceeding through global entry kiosks. In order to get clearance through global entry kiosks, you need to present your machine readable passport or US permanent resident card, clear the fingerprints verification by placing fingerprints on the scanner as well as complete the customer declaration to complete the whole procedure. After completing the procedure, a transaction receipt is issued to the traveler and directs the traveler to claim the baggage & finally exit the airport.
What is Background verification for Global Entry Program (GEP)?
Background verification for Global entry program is a service provided through passport Seva system to conduct examination of the passport as well as criminal record check for Indian citizens who wishes to enroll for U.S global entry program. You need to obtain clearance from your regional passport office to join global entry program. Travelers must be pre-approved for GEP. All Indian applicants need to undergo proper background check and in person interview before enrolling into this program. Global entry program membership is valid for 5 years.
List of Documents required for background verification for Global Entry Program
List of documents required for background verification for GEP are as follows -
Apply for background verification for Global Entry Program through online form submission
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