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DHS Traveler Redress Inquiry Program (DHS TRIP)

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The Department of Homeland Security Traveler Redress Inquiry Program (DHS TRIP) is a single point of contact for individuals who have had difficulties during travel screenings at transportation hubs such as airports or U.S. borders. These difficulties include:

  • Denied or delayed airline boarding,
  • Repeated additional screening, or
  • Denied or delayed entry into the United States, via airport, border crossing, or seaport.

UPDATE: In June 2024, following up from the October 2023 initial release of Spanish, DHS TRIP has expanded the multilingual support tool for the Arabic, Simplified Chinese, and Taiwanese-speaking communities. Travelers may now view the application and resources in Arabic, Spanish, Simplified Chinese, and Taiwanese by toggling their preferred language at the top of the website. Accessibility in other languages is planned for future updates.

  • Travel Redress Inquiry Program

    Apply for redress, check the status of an existing inquiry, or find your redress control number.

  • Login to DHS TRIP Portal

    DHS TRIP Portal is using Login.gov to allow you to sign in to your account safely and securely.

  • Contact DHS TRIP

    Contact DHS TRIP by e-mail or postal mail.

People who have been denied or delayed airline boarding; have been denied or delayed entry into or exit from the U.S. at a port of entry or border crossing; or have been repeatedly referred to additional (secondary) screening can file an inquiry to seek redress.

Step 1: Should I Use DHS TRIP? →

The DHS TRIP Portal allows redress applicants and/or their authorized representative to submit their application online via the computer or mobile phone. The application process takes a few moments to complete and can be saved and returned to at a later date.

Step 2: How to Use DHS TRIP →

If you want to review the status of your inquiry, please login to the DHS TRIP Portal and visit the status page. The status page will tell you if your case is in process, has been completed, or requires more information.

Step 3: Tracking Your Inquiry →

When you submit your DHS TRIP Traveler Inquiry Form, the DHS TRIP system automatically assigns you a unique seven-digit identifier, Redress Control Number. You will be able to use this number to track the status of your inquiry. After your inquiry is completed, you will also be able to use the number when you make an airline reservation.

Redress Control Numbers →

Last Updated: 06/28/2024
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