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Comparison Chart

  Transportation Security Administration Customs and Border Protection
Program TSA Pre✓™ Global Entry NEXUS SENTRI
Eligibility Required U.S. citizens  (includes dual-citizens) and Lawful Permanent Residents U.S. citizens, Lawful Permanent Residents and citizens of certain other countries.1 U.S. citizens, U.S. Lawful Permanent Residents, Canadian citizens and Landed Immigrants to Canada. Proof of citizenship and admissibility documentation.
Application Fee $85.00 (5 year membership) $100.00 (5 year membership) $50.00 (5 year membership) $122.25 (5 year membership)
Passport Required No Yes; or Lawful Permanent Resident card No No
Application Process Apply online, then visit an enrollment center to provide fingerprints and valid identification Apply online, attend an in-person interview. Apply online or at an enrollment center and attend an in-person interview. Apply online or at an enrollment center and attend an in-person interview.
Program Experience Expedited Screening in TSA Pre✓™ lanes Expedited clearance through CBP at airports upon arrival in U.S. and expedited processing through CBP at land borders when entering the U.S. Includes the TSA Pre✓™ experience for U.S. citizens Expedited clearance through CBP upon arrival in the U.S. and Canada in land ,air and sea environments and usage of Global Entry kiosks Includes the TSA Pre✓™ experience for U.S. and Canadian citizens Expedited processing through CBP at land borders when entering the U.S. and usage of Global Entry kiosks for U.S. citizens and Lawful Permanent Residents Includes the TSA Pre✓™ experience for U.S. citizens
Ready to apply? Apply for TSA Pre✓™ Here Apply for Global Entry Here Apply for NEXUS Here Apply for SENTRI Here
1For a list of eligible citizens, visit www.globalentry.gov

 

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