The TSA Precheck application process allows
U.S. citizens and lawful permanent residents to go through a
pre-enrollment process online at www.tsa.gov and visit an application center to provide
biographic information (e.g. name, date of birth, address, etc.), fingerprints,
required identity and citizenship/immigration documentation and
an application fee of $85 for a five-year membership.
During the online application process, travelers
can make an appointment to visit the new Lambert TSA Precheck center to
complete the enrollment process. The center is pre-security on the upper,
ticketing level of Terminal 1, near the MetroLink station entrance. The center’s hours are Monday thru Friday from
9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
"The new TSA Precheck application center in the St. Louis
airport is a great benefit and customer service amenity to our
passengers. They now have a convenient site to enroll in the program and
take advantage of expediting the security checkpoint process,” said Lambert
Airport Director Rhonda Hamm-Niebruegge.
“This application process greatly increases the
availability of TSA Precheck benefits to a broader population of travelers both
in St. Louis and nationwide,” said Federal Security Director for the State of
Missouri Bill Switzer. “TSA Precheck is enabling us to move away from a
one-size-fits-all approach to transportation security, as we look for even more
opportunities to provide the most effective security in the most efficient
Once approved, travelers will receive a Known
Traveler Number (KTN) and will have the opportunity to utilize TSA Precheck
lanes at security checkpoints at 118 participating airports and on 11 airlines
including: Air Canada, Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, Delta Air Lines,
Southwest Airlines, United Airlines, US Airways, Virgin America, Hawaiian
Airlines, Sun Country Airlines and JetBlue Airways.
Travelers can also enroll at non-airport TSA
Precheck Application Centers in Missouri and Illinois including locations in Chesterfield,
MO; Granite City, IL; and Effingham, IL. Additional program information and how
to enroll can be found at http://www.TSA.gov/tsa-precheck/application-program.
Avoid parking fees the next time you pick up a passenger. Lambert provides free waiting zones for motorists near each terminal.