TSA Pre✓™ is an expedited screening program that allows travelers to move quickly through security checkpoints. Benefits of TSA Pre✓™ include:
- TSA Pre✓™ available at all SFO security checkpoints
- Leave clothing on, such as belts, shoes, and light outerwear
- Leave laptop in case
- Keep 3-1-1 compliant liquids/gels and food in carry-on bag
- Wait 5 minutes or less, on average
- Nationwide reach – over 200 airports and 73 airlines provide TSA Pre✓™
Enrolling in the Transportation Security Administration’s (TSA) Pre✓™ program is easy. Pre-enroll online and then book an appointment at the TSA Pre✓™ enrollment office to provide biographic information (e.g. name, date of birth, address, etc.), fingerprints, valid required identity and citizenship/immigration documentation and an application fee of $85 for a five-year membership.
Once approved, travelers will receive a Known Traveler Number and will have the opportunity to utilize TSA Pre✓™ lanes at all SFO security checkpoints, as well as at participating airports and airlines.
As always, TSA continues to incorporate random and unpredictable security measures throughout airports and no individual will be guaranteed expedited screening. The TSA Pre✓™ site at SFO is conveniently located in the International Terminal, pre-security, G-side, near the BART station and open Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. and 12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. and is closed Saturday and Sunday. For additional program and enrollment information, visit www.tsa.gov/tsa-precheck.
Additional expedited security programs offered by SFO include: