TSA Pre✓™ program comes to CVG

BOONE COUNTY, KY (FOX19) - TSA will expand its TSA Pre✓™ program at the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport for passengers this September.

CVG is the first airport in Ohio and Kentucky that is able provide this service for frequent travelers.

TSA Pre✓™ program is a pre-screening process for selected frequent fliers or for those who are enrolled in the U.S. Customs and Border Protection's Global Entry program.

Global Entry is a CBP program that allows pre-approved, low-risk travelers, expedited entry into the United States.

Participation in TSA Pre✓™ and Global Entry involves an online application and an interview with CBP. Individuals may apply at www.globalentry.gov.

The cost of the application process is approximately $100 dollars and is valid for 5 years.

These passengers can move quickly through a designated security checkpoint lane at CVG without having to remove shoes, jackets, belts, laptops, and liquids from carry-on baggage.

For more information about the TSA Pre ✓™ Program, please visit www.tsa.gov.

Participants interested in joining the program can enroll in CBP's Global Entry Program.