Tampa Enrollment Center

Current wait time: 67 days

Global Entry Interview Guide

This guide will help with everything you need to know to prepare for and book your Global Entry interview at Tampa Enrollment Center.

Step 1 - Apply for Global Entry

You must first apply for the Global Entry program through the DHS Trusted Traveler Programs website. You will be asked to pay a $100 fee for a 5 year membership. You will also have to fill out questions regarding your background.

Note: You are able to waive the $100 fee if you pay using one of these travel credit cards .

Start Your Global Entry Application

Step 2 - Wait for conditional approval

After your application has been submitted, you will have to wait for conditional approval. Conditional approval means that you have been pre approved for the Global Entry program, but you need to schedule an interview to finalize your application.

The conditional approval process can take anywhere from 24 hours to multiple months, depending on the volume of applications, your background, etc.

Step 3 - Schedule Your Global Entry interview

Congratulations! You've been conditionally approved for Global Entry. The next step is to schedule your interview at Tampa Enrollment Center.

  • Click the button below to open the DHS Trusted Traveler Program website.
  • Scroll down to your state (FL)
  • Click on Tampa Enrollment Center
  • Click on the "Chose This Location" button to see the available timeslots at Tampa Enrollment Center
Schedule Your Global Entry Interview

Step 4 - Skip the Global Entry Interview wait time

You might notice that Tampa Enrollment Center is showing "No appointments available for this location", or the next appointment available is months out.

So what can you do?

Global Entry interview appointments are constantly cancelled, rescheduled, and added. This means that if you can monitor the interview slots, you can find an appointment that fits your schedule.

This is exactly what Global Entry Alerts does. We monitor the interview slots at Tampa Enrollment Center and send you an SMS alert when an appointment opens up. This way, you can skip the long wait time and book your interview as soon as this week.

Click below to sign up and cut months off your Global Entry interview appointment wait time.

Sign Up For Global Entry Alerts

Tampa Enrollment Center Details

Tampa Enrollment Center Map

Tampa International Airport
4100 George J Bean Pkwy
Tampa, FL 33607

Phone Number: +1 (813) 676-4929

Directions: Tampa International Airport, 1st Floor Baggage Claim Level - Red Nearest baggage belt #9

Notes: Please bring a copy of your Conditional Approval Notice to the interview along with your passport and drivers license. This office experiences an extremely high number of phone calls each day and it may take a few days or longer to respond to phone messages. Directions to Tampa Airport are available at the following link: http://www.tampaairport.com/maps/directions.asp Parking information is available at the following link: http://www.tampaairport.com/parking/index.asp For inquiries regarding your appointment, please send an email to TAMPATTPINFORMATION@CBP.DHS.GOV and allow for 24-48 hours for response. Office hours are currently 0700 until 1100 on select dates.

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