Global Entry Program (GEP) For Indian Nationals
Global Entry Program (GEP) For Indian Nationals

Global Entry Program (GEP) For Indian Nationals

Global Entry Program (GEP) For Indian Nationals

Global Entry, a CBP Trusted Traveler Program, allows for expedited clearance of pre-approved, low-risk travelers. Indian citizens can begin applying for Global Entry through the US Custom and Border Protection website https://ttp.dhs.gov./ India becomes the 11th country overall whose citizens are eligible to enroll in Global Entry.

As part of the citizen-centric service, Embassy of India, Washington DC and Consulates General of India in Atlanta, Chicago, Houston, New York, and San Francisco accept GEP applications by Indian citizens residing in USA.

How to Apply for Global Entry:

Step 1

Indian citizens applying for GEP submit their application in the US Custom and Border Protection website https://ttp.dhs.gov./  

Step 2

After completion of step 1, applicants need to submit the requisite information through https://www. passportindia.gov.in/AppOnlineProject/online/gepOnlineApp  for completion of background verification in India.

Step 3 : Submission of application

After completion of step 2, the applicants under the jurisdiction of Consulate General of India, Houston should submit their physical application along with required documents listed below and fees by post to the  address: VFS Application Center,Suite 550, 1001 Texas Avenue, Houston TX 77002
For more details please visit VFS website: https://visa.vfsglobal.com/usa/en/ind/apply-for-gep

Documents Required :

  • GOVERNMENT APPLICATION ONLINE FORM – ORIGINAL
  • Proof of Address
  • Copy of valid Indian Passport(First and Last page )
  • Copy of valid legal status.
  • 2 photos of size 2inch x 2inch.
  • Fee payments and courier envelope

Fee :

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PARTICULARS

FEE

1

Global Entry Program

$25

2

ICWF - Mandatory

$2

3

VFS service fee – Mandatory

$15.90

4

Total ( 1 + 2+ 3)

$42.90