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DHS/TSA/PIA-046 Travel Document Checker Automation Using Facial Identification

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA), in partnership with U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), is expanding the use of facial identification technology to enhance the identity verification process at TSA checkpoints. TSA's proof of concept employs a Credential Authentication Technology (CAT) device equipped with a camera (referred to as CAT-2), along with biometric matching services provided by CBP's Traveler Verification Service (TVS), to verify the identities of certain travelers who opt-in during check-in at the Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport in partnership with Delta Airlines. This PIA update reflects expanding this concept to additional locations and airlines, and that participating passengers will no longer be required to scan their identity document as part of the proof of concept. November 2022

Associated SORN(s):

  • DHS/TSA-001 Transportation Security Enforcement Record System (TSERS)
  • DHS/TSA-019 Secure Flight Records
Attachment Ext. Size Date
DHS/TSA/PIA-046(d) Travel Document Checker Automation Using Facial Identification - November 2022 PDF 453.81 KB 11/17/2022
DHS/TSA/PIA-046(c) Travel Document Checker Automation Using Facial Identification - January 2021 PDF 473.47 KB 01/28/2021
DHS/TSA/PIA-046(b) Travel Document Checker Automation Using Facial Verification - June 2020 PDF 253.53 KB 06/03/2020
DHS/TSA/PIA-046(a) Travel Document Checker Automation Using Facial Recognition - August 2019 PDF 342.8 KB 08/23/2019
DHS/TSA/PIA-046 Travel Document Checker Automation Using Facial Recognition - January 2018 PDF 298.48 KB 01/05/2018
Last Updated: 11/17/2022
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