TSA PreCheck™ & Global Entry

The TSA offers trusted traveler programs. TSA PreCheck™ is a fee-based membership for expedited screening that allows pre-approved travelers to leave on their shoes, light outerwear and belt, keep their laptop in its case and their 3-1-1 compliant liquids/gels bag in a carry-on in select screening lanes. TSA does have PreCheck™ screening at DSM. 

TSA PreCheck™ Enrollment Event

 What:

Enrollment event for TSA PreCheck, an expedited screening program that allows travelers to leave on their shoes, light outerwear and belt; keep their food items in their carry-on bag; laptop in its case; and their 3-1-1 compliant liquids/gels bag in a carry-on, in select TSA airport checkpoint screening lanes. Children 12 and under are permitted to use the TSA PreCheck lane when traveling with an eligible parent or guardian on the same itinerary.

To participate in this enrollment opportunity, travelers should pre-enroll and make an appointment online. At the enrollment center, applicants will need to provide fingerprints and proof of citizenship or legal residency and pay the $85 fee for a five-year membership. 

   

When:

Monday, August 15 through Friday, August 19, 2022

Appointments are 9:00am – 12:00pm; 1:00pm – 5:00pm

Appointments are highly encouraged, although walk-in appointments will be accommodated based on availability.

   

Where:

Des Moines International Airport (5800 Fleur Drive) – Pre-security next to greeting area

 

Click here to enroll in TSA PreCheck™.

Global Entry is a program managed by U.S. Customs and Border Protection to allow expedited clearance for pre-approved low-risk travelers entering the United States. Global Entry membership includes TSA PreCheck™.   

Learn more about TSA Precheck and Global Entry.

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Global Entry Enrollment Center

DSM is an official Global Entry enrollment center.  Conditionally approved applicants are now able to schedule interviews with U.S. Customs and Border Protection through the Trusted Traveler Program enrollment site.  To schedule an appointment, scroll down to the bottom of the enrollment site before Frequently Asked Questions.  In the middle of the page click the link "Find an Enrollment Center" and select Global Entry.  Scroll to Iowa and select Des Moines to schedule your interview at DSM.  

Regular Customs and Border Protection interview hours for Global Entry will be 12 pm to 4 pm Tuesday through Thursday.