TSA PreCheck boarding pass: How to apply and add? Customer Care Phone number, Email

How to add TSA (Transportation Security Administration) PreCheck to your boarding pass?

  1. For the new reservation: During the booking process, Click “Secure traveler information” button
  2. Enter the TSA Pre check number in the Known Traveler Number (KTN) field
  3. Existing reservation: Visit the airline website and enter the flight booking number to edit
  4. Now, Add your TSA precheck number

What is TSA PreCheck and what are the benefits in TSA PreCheck secured lanes and the normal lanes?

In the normal lane, you have to remove your shoes, belt, electronic items, keep mobile in the tray for the screening. But in the TSA precheck lane, you can keep your wallet, shoe, belt, jacket, laptops and 3-1-1 liquids (in carry bag) at the TSA participating airports

How to apply for TSA PreCheck?

  1. Visit https://tsaenrollmentbyidemia.tsa.dhs.gov/programs/precheck
  2. Fill the online application form
  3. Enter the personal details
  4. Make the payment
  5. Once verified, you will be called for the personal interview

TSA Precheck Cost / Fee

  • $85 FOR 5 YEARS




TSA Precheck official website: https://www.tsa.gov/

Documents Required for TSA Precheck Application

U.S. Citizens, U.S. Nationals, or Lawful Permanent Residents must provide an original or certified copy* of identity/citizenship status documentation during the application process. The names on all documents must match exactly with the name provided on the application. If you have legally changed your name, you must provide an original or certified name change document (such as marriage certificates and divorce decrees) in addition to the required documentation.

Produce any one of the below VALID documents in List A to an application center

List A:

  1. U.S. Passport (book or card)
  2. Enhanced Tribal Card (ETC)
  3. Free and Secure Trade (FAST) Card
  4. U.S. Enhanced Driver’s License (EDL) or Unexpired Enhanced Identification Card (EID)
  5. Permanent Resident Card (I-551) often referred to as a “Green Card”
  6. Foreign Passport AND immigrant visa with I-551 annotation of “Upon Endorsement Serves as Temporary I-551 Evidencing Permanent Residence of 1 Year”
  7. Re-entry Permit (I-327)

Note: *An original or certified copy of a document must be issued by a Federal, State, Tribal, county, municipal authority, or outlying possession bearing an official seal. No Short form or abstract birth certificates and notarized copies of documents are accepted.

If you do not have a document from List A, please produce the documents listed in B

List B: You can produce atleast two documents, if you do not have a document from List A.

  • A valid photo ID and
  • A document that meets citizenship requirements. (e.g. one document from each column below)

Valid Photo ID

  1. Driver’s license issued by a State or outlying possession of the U.S.
  2. Temporary driver’s license plus expired driver’s license (constitutes one document)
  3. Photo ID card issued by the federal government or by a State or outlying possession of the U.S. This must include a federal agency, State or State agency seal or logo (such as a State university ID). Permits are not considered valid identity documents (such as gun permits).
  4. U.S. military ID card
  5. U.S. retired military ID card
  6. U.S. military dependent’s card
  7. Native American tribal document with photo
  8. Department of Homeland Security (DHS)/ Transportation Security Administration (TSA) Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC)
    Unexpired Merchant Mariner Credential (MMC)

Valid Proof of Citizenship

  • U.S. Birth Certificate
  • U.S. Certificate of Citizenship (N-560 or N-561)
  • U.S. Certificate of Naturalization (N-550 or N-570)
  • U.S. Citizen Identification Card (I-179 or I-197)
  • Consular Report of Birth Abroad (FS-240)
  • Certification of Report of Birth Abroad (DS-1350 or FS-545)
  • Expired U.S. passport within 12 months of expiration

Note: **A passport cannot be used as a List A document if it is expired. If it has expired within the past 12 months, it can be used, but only as a proof of citizenship (List B). Additionally, an expired U.S. passport may not be presented by itself. It must be presented with at least one other List B document.

TSA Precheck Customer Care Phone number

TSA Cares helpline: (855) 787-2227

Hours: 8 a.m. and 10 p.m. ET

TSA PreCheck® KTN Customer care phone number: (866) 289-9673, 855-DHS-UES1 (855-347-8371)

Hours: 8 a.m. to 11 p.m. ET weekdays; 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. weekends/holidays.

TSA PreCheck® indicator: How to find the TSA PreCheck symbol?

On boarding pass, you can see the following

  • TSA PRE, or
  • TSA PreCheck®)

Can family use the TSA PreCheck Lane?

  • Children 12 and under can use the lane while they are with their parent / guardian

TSA security checkpoints Lost and Found

If you have lost your items at the TSA security checkpoints, you can contact with in 30 days

How to find TSA PreCheck Known Traveler Number (KTN) PASSID?

TSA PreCheck® KTN Customer Care Phone number: (866) 289-9673

Email: online form

  1. If you are a TSA Precheck member, visit https://tsaenrollmentbyidemia.tsa.dhs.gov/
  2. Enter the first name, last name, middle name
  3. Enter date of birth, contact number (OR)
  4. Enter UE (Universal Enrollment) number / ID and the date of the birth

TSA PreCheck® – list of participating airlines and airports

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