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Global Entry Program (GEP) of U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) for Indian Citizens

Posted on: October 03, 2019 | Back | Print

Global Entry Program (GEP) of U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) for Indian Citizens

Global Entry is a U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) program that allows expedited clearance for pre-approved, low-risk travelers upon arrival in the United States. Members enter the United States through automatic kiosks at select U.S. airports.

How to Apply for Global Entry:

Citizens of India are eligible for Global Entry. Applications must be submitted through CBP’s Trusted Traveler Programs (TTP) website

Application Process for background check for GEP:

1.      Apply Online with US CBP: Apply and complete application process at TTP websitehttps://www.cbp.gov/travel/trusted-traveler-programs/global-entry  of US CBP.

2.     For the applicant presently living in USA, after completion of step ‘1’, he/she needs to submit the requisite information in the website of Global Passport Seva Project (www.embassy.passportindia.gov.in ) for completion of background check in India.  After completion of online submission, he/she should submit the application at CKGS office according to the Consular jurisdiction, along with the applicable fee of US$ 25 (and CKGS charges of US$ 19.95 and US$ 2 as Indian Community Welfare Fund (ICWF)) and required original documents.