The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has officially opened a new site for its TSA Pre✓™ Application Program in Columbia, SC.
TSA Pre✓™ is an expedited screening program that allows travelers to leave on their shoes, light outerwear and belt, keep their laptop in its case and keep 3-1-1 compliant liquids/gels bag in a carry-on bag.
U.S. citizens and lawful permanent residents will now be able to go through a pre-enrollment process online at www.TSA.gov, make an appointment and complete their enrollment at the application center to verify their identity, present documentation to confirm their citizenship/immigration status and provide fingerprints.
The application center will be open Monday-Tuesday & Thursday-Friday: 9 a.m.-noon and 1-5 p.m. Applicants with questions can contact the Universal Enrollment Call Center at 1-855-347-8371 Monday through Friday from 8 a.m.-10 p.m. ET.
UES Enrollment Center Ashland Park Shopping Center 612 Saint Andrews Road, Ste. 8, Columbia, SC 29210-5120
TSA is currently in the process of expanding to more than 300 application centers across the country. For more information, please visit: http://www.TSA.gov/tsa-precheck/application-program.
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) was created in the wake of September 11, 2001, to strengthen the security of the nation’s transportation systems and ensure the freedom of movement for people and commerce. Today, TSA secures the nation’s airports and screens all commercial airline passengers and baggage. TSA uses a risk-based strategy and works closely with transportation, law enforcement and intelligence communities to set the standard for excellence in transportation security. TSA’s workforce comprises approximately 50,000 frontline officers who screen approximately 1.8 million travelers each day at more than 450 airports nationwide. For more information about TSA, please visit our website at tsa.gov.