What To Do if Your Trusted Traveler Application Is Denied (TSA PreCheck, Global Entry, SENTRI)

Trusted traveler programs rely on interviews, government data and other systems to verify your information and grant entry to these expedited services. There are several reasons why people may not qualify or may have their status revoked. Unfortunately, mistakes also occur. Here is a rundown of why your TSA PreCheck, Global Entry or SENTRI status may be revoked and what you can do about it.

What is it?

TSA PreCheck offers dedicated airport security lines and streamlined screening at around 200 airports across the U.S. for approved members. It helps travelers avoid removing shoes, jackets, toiletries and electronics when moving through the checkpoint, making the process faster and more efficient.

Once approved, members receive a Known Traveler Number that works with more than 85 participating airlines. Membership costs $78 and lasts for five years. After this time period, you can renew your membership for another five-year period. You can renew online for $70, or in-person at an…

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This article was written by Ramsey Qubein and originally published on www.nerdwallet.com