If you’re tired of Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officers at the airport always checking you out as though you’re a foreigner flying one-way with no luggage on a ticket paid for in cash, then you’ll definitely want to take advantage of the TSA PreCheck enrollment sessions that will be held at Piedmont Triad International Airport from Monday, Sept. 25 through Friday, Sept. 29.
That week, the airport will be offering on-site TSA PreCheck enrollment, which is an easy way for air travelers to join the popular program that can make getting on the plane a lot faster and easier.
The TSA identifies people who are considered to be “low risk” air travelers and provides them with TSA PreCheck credentials. Once that happens, TSA pre-approved travelers don’t have to remove their shoes, belts or light outerwear – nor do they have to remove liquids or laptops from their carry-on bags.
The sessions will be held daily that week from 9 a.m. to noon. and from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the airport at 1000 Ted Johnson Parkway in Greensboro. The screenings will be conducted on the American Airlines side of the arrivals level in what’s known as the Winston-Salem Room.
PTIA held a similar session earlier this year.
The cost of a TSA PreCheck membership is $78, and, once approved, your status remains valid for five years.
During the coming September sessions at the airport, applicants will be able to complete the PreCheck screening process – including the required in-person background check and fingerprinting.
Anyone who wants to sign up for PreCheck approval during this event should first make an appointment and fill out an online pre-enrollment application at https://www.tsa.gov/precheck. (Walk-ins are welcome but will be worked in between scheduled appointments.)
The pre-enrollment process is easy and only requires three steps.
Travelers who attend a TSA PreCheck enrollment session should bring proof of identity and U.S. citizenship.
More complete instructions can be found at https://tsaenrollmentbyidemia.tsa.dhs.gov/.
Appointments for the September PreCheck sessions at PTIA can be made online at www.IdentoGO.com/tsa-precheck