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Global Entry Interview

Global Entry Interview

  1. Steve from LA

    I just got my preliminary approval for the Global Entry program. I scheduled an appointment for an interview in October. I will be traveling out of country and returning to LAX before then. I understand I can complete the interview when I come back from overseas. I would like to do that and then just cancel the scheduled interview.

    The program’s website indicates: “When landing in an international terminal follow the signage directing you to CBP officers who can complete your Global Entry interview during your admissibility inspection. [B]You won’t need any additional documents other than the requisite documents for international travel (e.g., your passport).”[/B]

    Does this mean I will not have to bring some sort of proof of my physical residence, which I was told would be required at the interview I scheduled on line? Naturally I will have my current driver’s license on me, but it has my residential address from 2 years ago. Tracking down an acceptable document with my current address on it or obtaining a CA driver’s license with the new address on it is going to be a pain.

  2. Anonymous

    I don’t remember taking any physical documents to my Global Entry interview…maybe someone who has done it more recently can chime in?

  3. James22

    I would bring a copy of whatever they asked. They may not want it, but if you get a “less than friendly” CBP officer he could make you come back for another interview if you didn’t have it. I’ve got Global Entry (via my Nexus) and I’ve learned you do exactly what they say. Too many reports of people losing Global Entry for supposedly “minor” things, so I do things to the letter with them. IIRC when I got my first Nexus over 10 years ago, I had to bring some documents related to some of the questions asked and they did look at them. Just my $.02.

  4. Donna

    I brought my USA Passport and my California DL for proof of residence.

  5. Steve from LA

    Thanks all. I will probably go down to the DMV and get a real id that has my current address on it. When I changed addresses two years ago the DMV told me just to stick a post it on the back of my driver’s license with the new address. I’m thinking that isn’t going to cut it for my interview. Oh well, its just another 4 hour wait in a DMV line…..

  6. Donna

    You can make an appointment at the California DMV and avoid the long wait. I was in and out in 30 minutes last time. Good luck!

  7. Steve from LA

    [QUOTE=”Gia, post: 60040, member: 1566″]You can make an appointment at the California DMV and avoid the long wait. I was in and out in 30 minutes last time. Good luck![/QUOTE]

    Unfortunately the next available appointment at my local DMV is a month away. I did fill out the online form for a CA real ID. Hopefully, that will save me a little time.

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