Grand Portage, MN (NNCNOW.com) --- U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is expanding its Global Entry Program by adding a kiosk at the Port in Grand Portage, MN.
CBP defines Global Entry as a voluntary expedited clearance initiative for low risk international travelers, who are processed by biometric identification using a kiosk. People can use the kiosk versus waiting in line for entry at certain CBP airports.
The Global Entry kiosk in Grand Portage, MN, hours will begin on June 1:
–Tuesday's – 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
–Thursday's – 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
In order to use Global Entry, people must apply online ($100 application fee for five–year membership), have a background check and do an in–person interview. There are nearly 300 kiosks at 34 U.S. airports, as well as 10 locations in Canada and Ireland, to expedite traveling.