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
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.
Congratulations! You've been conditionally approved for Global Entry. The next step is to schedule your interview at Chicago O'Hare International Global Entry EC .
You might notice that Chicago O'Hare International Global Entry EC 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 at Chicago O'Hare International Global Entry EC , you can find an appointment that fits your schedule.
This is exactly what Global Entry Alerts does. We monitor the interview slots at Chicago O'Hare International Global Entry EC 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
10000 West O'Hare Drive
Terminal 5, Lower Level (Arrivals Floor)
CHICAGO, IL 60666
Phone Number: +1 7736862800
Directions: Hours of operation: 8:00am to 3:30pm M-F Holidays and weekends are closed. (Currently, there are appointments scheduled over the weekend. We are open for Appointments only NO WALK-INS ARE AVAIBLE ON THE WEEKENDS) WALK-INS ARE AVALIBE DURING THE WEEK ONLY The Enrollment Center is located at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport, Terminal 5, Lower Level. Parking is located in TERRMINAL 3 . TAKE TRAM TO TERRMINAL 5, take the stairs/elevator down to the lower level (arrivals). Turn right and look for the Global Entry Sign just past the Hudson Storefront. Check in at the Window next to the sign. Mention to the officer that you have an interview scheduled with our global entry team. After checking in have a seat in the waiting area.
Notes: Please have your valid PASSPORT(S) and one other form of identification, such as a driver’s license or ID card to the interview. If you are a lawful permanent resident, you must present your machine readable permanent resident card.
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