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Cut months off your Global Entry, SENTRI or NEXUS interview wait time.

Get instant text message and email alerts that allow you to grab last minute interview appointments.

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What does it take to get Global Entry, NEXUS or SENTRI in 2020?

These programs help you speed through U.S. customs lines and travel smarter. Unfortunately, a massive backlog of applicants has made it very difficult to schedule an interview to complete your application.

Most enrollment centers are booked solid

Most of the popular enrollment centers have no available appointments for the next year.

Others are booked at least six months out.

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But you can grab a last minute interview – if you're fast...

Every day, people are cancelling and rescheduling their interview appointments.

Here's the catch: the vast majority of these appointment slots are taken within the first few minutes they open up.

At San Francisco International Airport, for example: about 85% of these slots disappear within the first couple minutes.

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Luckily, there's a better way

Appointment Scanner checks for last minute interview cancellations 24/7 and sends you instant alerts when an appointment opens up–giving you a chance to claim it before the rest of the world even notices.

Typical customers save 3-4 months of waiting time. Now that's a superpower.

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How it works

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1. Apply for Global Entry, SENTRI, or NEXUS & get conditionally approved

You can apply for Global Entry, SENTRI, or NEXUS on the Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) website. Appointment Scanner is not affiliated with the DHS or the Trusted Traveler programs, so this part of the process is on you!

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2. Sign up for Appointment Scanner

Choose from over 100 enrollment centers, set a date limit, and customize your notication preferences to your liking.

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3. Our service scans 24/7 for new appointments to open up

When you get an alert, jump on the Global Entry / SENTRI / NEXUS site and try to claim it as fast as you can!

The average user gets 5-10 appointment alerts per day, so you'll have many opportunities to grab a convenient appointment in no time.


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Easy settings page

Log back in at any time to your secured settings page to change your alert preferences.

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Unsubscribe any time

Got an interview? Congrats! Just text STOP to cancel your alerts. Or click the unsubscribe link in an email alert.

It's that easy.

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100% money-back guarantee

We can't promise you'll be able to schedule an interview. It takes some quick reflexes on your part, and it's competitive after all–that's why you're here!

But, if for any reason you're unhappy with the service, just let us know within 30 days and we will happily refund your purchase.


Appointment Scanner has helped hundreds of happy customers.

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The San Francisco enrollment center was booked up for the next year, but a few days after signing up for Appointment Scanner I was able to grab an interview for the next week. Awesome!

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If only all of life's problems had a solution like this one: from 4 months to 1 week with just a few clicks, service and support both flawless.

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Appointment Scanner makes booking interviews super easy. It provided me the flexibility to cancel my appointment when I just wanted to sleep in and be assured that I would have another interview soon thereafter.


  • How does this help me book interview appointments?

    Appointment Scanner is an information service that monitors for open interview appointments that pop up due to last-minute cancellations.

    Appointment Scanner is built on public domain government websites and information. So you don't necessarily need Appointment Scanner to find an interview, but at busy enrollment centers, it significantly reduces your wait time and likelihood of finding an appointment in a reasonable timeframe.

    Think of it like paying a personal assistant to refresh the interview calendar for you-24/7, 365.

    When we find an appointment that fits your requirements, you'll receive a text message or email (or both – your choice). This alert has a link to the Global Entry/SENTRI/NEXUS scheduler website, where you can login and claim the appointment.

    Appointment Scanner does not book interview appointments for you. We do not sell appointments. We are not affiliated with or endorsed by any government agency. We cannot access any of your Trusted Traveler Program account information.

  • What are the alternatives to Appointment Scanner?

    Appointment Scanner is built on top of public Global Entry/SENTRI/NEXUS websites and information–So while you don't necessarily need Appointment Scanner to find an interview, it makes the frustrating interview hunting process remarkably painless.

    Prior to Appointment Scanner, some of the best strategies for getting a faster appointment included:

    1. Manually refreshing the TTP schedule page every few minutes for a few days

      Sounds like a sick joke, right? You pay $100 to apply for Global Entry and then can't find an interview near you without sitting on this page 24/7, hoping for someone to cancel their interview.

      But this is the unfortunate reality at most busy enrollment centers in 2020. Most appointments only stay open for a few minutes so this can be tough to do manually, but it is possible to eventually find an appointment by being very persistent at refreshing the scheduler page every few minutes and waiting for new appointments to pop up.

      Don't have days to waste on this? Let Appointment Scanner search for you!

    2. Enrollment on Arrival

      CBP runs a program that allows you to complete your Global Entry interview while going through U.S. customs. If you are traveling internationally at certain airports, this is a good option.

    3. Try your luck at a walk-in appointment.

      Some people have reported that at certain enrollment centers, they've been able to walk in and get a last minute appointment. But this can be very hit or miss and may not be possible during the pandemic.

    4. Travel to a less popular enrollment center in another state

      This is by far the least convenient option, but if you really need to get an appointment and don't want to use Appointment Scanner, you can fly to another state that has more appointments available.

    Or, just use Appointment Scanner.

    Compared to any of these other options, customers are able to save several month of waiting and frustration by signing up for Appointment Scanner alerts.

  • How long will I receive Appointment Scanner alerts?

    You will receive up to 10 alerts per day for 3 months from the date you pay.

    Exception: If you signed up before September 8th, 2020, while enrollment centers were closed due to COVID, you get some extra time for free: your 3 months of access won't start counting down until September 8th, when the centers reopened. So you'll have access until December 8th, 2020.

    Need more time? Just send us a chat or email and we'll be happy to extend your access!

  • Do you support my enrollment center?

    Appointment Scanner works with all of the permanent Global Entry, SENTRI and NEXUS enrollment centers and is updated frequently as new centers are added.

    Don't see your location? Shoot us a chat or email and we'll figure it out!

  • Which programs does Appointment Scanner support? NEXUS, SENTRI, Global Entry, etc.

    Appointment Scanner currently supports Global Entry, SENTRI and NEXUS.

    Have an idea for another Appointment Scanner use case? Let us know!

  • Can I share an account with a family member or partner?

    Sure! Many customers choose to use just one Appointment Scanner account for their family. When you receive an alert, just decide whether you want to book it for yourself or your family member.

    Keep in mind that you can only register one phone number and one email address for each account. If you want to be able to notify family members separately and allow them to claim appointments for themselves, you'll need separate accounts.


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We do not handle or store any credit card information.

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3 months of alerts.
What’s included 👇
  • Choose from 100+ enrollment centers
  • Email notifications
  • Text message notifications
  • 100% money-back guarantee

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