Global Entry is a program established by the US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to facilitate faster passport

pre-approved, low-risk international travelers entering the United States and participating countries.

Members enrolled in the Global Entry program have the privilege of proceeding directly to the designated

United States. At the kiosk, they can present their machine-readable passport or U.S. permanent resident card

verify their identity by scanning their fingerprints, and complete the necessary customs declaration.

The Obama Administration extended an invitation to India for membership in the 'Global Entry' Trusted Traveler Network Program

As per the US Customs and Border Protection, individuals seeking to participate in the Global Entry program

Here is how you can apply for the program:

Step 1: Fill the TTP online application and pay the $100 non-refundable application fee.

Step 2: After completing the TTP application, submit the necessary information and pay the Rs 500 fee

Step 3: After your application has been reviewed, you will receive a notification in your TTP account

Step 4: During the process, a U.S. Customs and Border Protection officer will conduct an interview with you

Step 5: When attending the interview, remember to bring your valid passport(s) and an additional form of identification,

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