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A new Global Entry mobile enrolment event at the U.S. Embassy in London is bookable

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In order to make travelling from the UK to the US easier, British citizens have been able to register for Global Entry since December 2015, making it possible for them to use the ‘fast-track’ entry kiosks at major airports.

U.S. Customs and Border Protection is hosting another enrolment event at the U.S. Embassy in London.

Until 3rd May 2018 UK citizens can attend interviews at the embassy.  These are usually only available at U.S. locations.

Global Entry in London

Our article on the UK interview process is here. Opening times and fees are on this website. Note that the U.S. Embassy has moved to 33 Nine Elms Lane in Vauxhall.

Pay strict attention to the list of items which are not allowed into the building.  The embassy does not offer storage facilities so you face having to walk to the nearest pub or corner shop and offering them £5 to look after your laptop ….

Comments (47)

  • jo says:

    OT: Is there any FX transfer service that allows me to pay by amex? (no luck with azimo, revolut, transferwise)

  • Definitas says:

    Sadly, BA do not participate in Global Entry so the significant benefit of TSA Pre-Check is not available on the return flight to the UK. (there is nowhere in the BA system to input your Known Traveller Number issued as part of GE) I recently contacted BA who informed me that there is currently no intention to participate in the scheme. AA and VA both participate so, unless I am using a 2-4-1 I try to use them in preference to BA as it infuriates me to have to go through the full security regime rather than the much simpler, faster TSA pre-check afforded by AA or BA

  • Tom says:

    OT: SPG Card by Amex – I believe that the annual fee is refundable, and if that’s right, is there any time limit? Also, how does the refund work (where do they pay the fee, etc)?

    • Grimz says:

      Yes a pro rata refund. It shows up up on your final paper statement but you need to call and ask for a cheque or a refund onto another amex card you may hold.

  • Kipto says:

    Yes it is refundable and if a refund is below £500 Amex will transfer the money direct into your bank account.

  • C77 says:

    Thanks for the Simon Calder warning in your Turnberry article. I’ve successfully managed to avoid. He and David Learmount (the guy most news agencies go to every time there’s a plane crash) manage to find me reaching for the remote.

  • david says:

    Just a heads up Rob, theres OW business flights from Germany to NYC. From MUC, FRA, DUS June, July and Aug. £1,100s.

  • pr99 says:

    I like Simon Calder but he does have a voice suited to literature.