The Redress Control Number (redress number) is a unique seven-digit identifier issued by the Transportation Security Administration's (TSA) Secure Flight program to match travelers with the results of their redress case through the DHS TRIP program. Secure Flight is a behind-the-scenes program that streamlines the watch list matching process. Airlines have modified their reservation system as part of the Secure Flight program. This improves the travel experience for all passengers, including those who have been misidentified in the past.
Quick Facts about Redress Control Numbers
- If you feel that your request for redress was resolved incorrectly, please follow the instructions that you received in your resolution letter.
- Not everyone has a redress number.
Booking Travel with a Redress Control Number
- If you don't have a redress number and an airline or a travel site asks for your redress number, you can leave it blank.
- If you do not have a redress number, you will still be able to make reservations and travel as normal. The redress number is an optional field and is not relevant for most travelers
- You may provide your redress number when you make a reservation or when updating your airline profile.
Contact DHS TRIP
If you have lost your redress number, contact DHS TRIP at TRIP@tsa.dhs.gov.
Provide your full name, date of birth, gender, and city/state of residence. You will receive an e-mail containing your Redress Control Number.