U.S.- UK Border Agencies Agreement to Expedite Travel

U.S. Customs and Border Protection signed a joint agreement a few days ago with the government of the UK to develop a bilateral program to facilitate travel between the two countries. The International Expedited Traveler Initiative will integrate CBP’s Global Entry program with the British registered traveler program.

The idea is to extend the benefits of expedited and automated CBP processing to low-risk British travelers, while at the same time providing reciprocal benefits for U.S. citizens traveling to the United Kingdom.

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