How to apply and obtain TSA Pre-Check Program? Eligibility, Procedure, Documents required, Cost, Renewal, Check Status

How to apply / enroll and obtain TSA Pre-Check Program?

In-person enrollment applicant must visit with in 120 days to complete your enrollment

For a tsa pre check application,

  • Apply / enroll online
  • Fill the online application and complete the process
  • Book / Schedule an appointment slot date and time to attend an interview
  • Fingerprinting is required to complete the TSA Precheck which must be done at a TSA Precheck Enrollment Center.

How to book an appointment at TSA Enrollment Center?

Step 1: General details- Fill the TSA precheck application

  1. Visit
  2. Enter the name, email, address, phone
  3. Select the gender
  4. Select the Country of birth
  5. Select the Country of Citizenship
  6. Enter the identity information
  7. Enter the applicant attribute information (height, weight, Eye, Hair Color)
TSA Precheck Application Procedure

TSA Precheck Application Procedure

Step2: Answer all the Eligibility questions

TSA Precheck Application step 2 eligibility question

TSA Precheck Application step 2 eligibility question

Step 3: Upload the required documents for enrollment

  • Commercial Driver’s License issued by a State or outlying possession of the U.S.
  • Driver’s License issued by a State or outlying possession of the U.S.
  • Enhanced Driver’s License (EDL)
  • Enhanced ID (EID)
  • Enhanced Tribal Card (ETC)
  • Federal ID Card with a seal or logo from a Federal agency
  • Free and Secure Trade (FAST) Card
  • Merchant Mariner Credential (MMC)
  • Military Dependent’s Card
  • Military ID Card
  • Military ID Card (retired)
  • Native American Tribal Document
  • Passport Book or Card
  • State ID Card (or outlying possession of the U.S.) with a seal or logo from State or State Agency
  • Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) Card from DHS/TSA

Step 4: Select your appointment slot (Date & Time)

  • Choose the location and you will be notified in the drop down for the timing and date and submit
  • A confirmation email will be received with KTN (Known traveller number) in 3-5 days.
TSA Precheck Application step 3 appointment booking slot

TSA Precheck Application step 4 appointment booking slot


  • US citizen
  • U.S. Nationals and
  • Lawful Permanent Residents (LPR)

What is the cost of applying TSA Precheck Application?

TSA Precheck Cost / Fee

  • $85 FOR 5 YEARS

How to cancel / re-schedule the  TSA Pre-Check Program application appointment?

  • You can visit the same link and provide the reference number and cancel / re schedule the appointment
  • Please provide 24 hours notice when canceling/rescheduling an appointment.

How to renew the  TSA Pre-Check Program?

  1. Visit
  2. Enter your KTN number, Date of birth
  3. Enter the last name

If you are not receiving TSA PreCheck® when you travel, please check your reservation to verify that your name, date of birth, and KTN are correct. If you continue to have issues, please contact the TSA Contact Center.

How to make a complaint in TSA Precheck?

  1. Visit
  2. If the issues are regarding if you are not received the TSA Precheck on Boarding pass means, you should select ‘Yes’ and continue the complaint filling
  3. If the above point (2) is ‘No’, select the complaint and fill the form
  4. Enter the details and describe the problem
  5. Enter the passenger information
TSA Precheck Complaint

TSA Precheck Complaint

How to check the status of TSA Precheck application?

How to apply and add TSA PreCheck boarding pass: TSA Customer Care Contact and other airport participating TSA?

Check the above link for how to add a TSA PreCheck to your boarding pass, TSA Customer Care number etc

TSA PreCheck® – list of participating airlines and airports

Contact Transportation Security Administration (TSA) on Social Media


Is a pet allowed at TSA security Checkpoint?

Please remove your pet from the carrying case and place the case through the X-ray machine. You should maintain control of your pet with a leash and remember to remove the leash when carrying your pet through the metal detector. Animal carriers will undergo a visual and/or physical inspection.

Contact the airline to determine your airline’s policy on traveling with pets before arriving at the airport.

What is the contact email id of TSA Precheck?


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