U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has postponed the previously announced reopening of Trusted Traveler Programs Enrollment Centers until at least Aug. 10, 2020, as coronavirus cases in the South and Western U.S. surge.
CBP originally planned to reopen TTP Enrollment Centers, which handle Global Entry enrollment, on July 6. Program applicants who scheduled interviews at enrollment centers in July and early August will have to reschedule.
The Trusted Travel Programs also includes Nexus, which allows expedited entry to the U.S. from Canada, and Sentri, which allows expedited entry to the U.S. from Canada and Mexico.
Each applicant now has 485 days from the date that CBP conditionally approves his or her application to complete the enrollment process. In addition, CBP will extend the Trusted Traveler Program benefits of members who apply for renewal for up to 18 months, before their current membership expires.
CBP’s Enrollment on Arrival program will remain operational. This program is the best option for conditionally approved Global Entry applicants to complete the enrollment process without pre-scheduling an interview at an enrollment center.