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Lapse in Federal Funding Impact on CBP Website Operations Notice

NOTICE: Due to the lapse in federal funding, this website will not be actively managed. This website was last updated on December 21, 2018 and will not be updated until after funding is enacted. As such, information on this website may not be up to date. Transactions submitted via this website might not be processed and we will not be able to respond to inquiries until after appropriations are enacted.


Aviso del impacto de la interrupción de fondos federales en las operaciones del sitio web del Oficina de Aduanas y Protección Fronteriza de los Estados Unidos (CBP, por sus siglas en inglés)

AVISO:  A causa de la interrupción de fondos federales, este sitio de web no será administrado activamente. La última actualización a este sitio web se realizó el 21 de diciembre de 2018 y no se harán más actualizaciones hasta que el gobierno reanude operaciones; por ende, puede que el sitio web no refleje la información más reciente. Es posible que no podamos procesar transacciones ni responder a
preguntas hasta que se reanuden operaciones.

CBP Global Entry Enrollment Center at Tip O’Neill Building Offers Convenience, Accessibility

Release Date: 
November 28, 2017

BOSTON— Global Entry continues to be one of U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s (CBP) most successful programs with more than 4.7 million members and thousands of additional travelers applying for membership each day. To help address the growing demand for enrollment appointments, the Boston Field Office re-opened its Global Entry Enrollment Center at the Tip O’Neill Federal Building in downtown Boston on Monday, October 2. It will remain open until April 2018. This Enrollment Center is the second in Boston and operates on a seasonal basis, outside of the summer months when travel is at its peak.

Global Entry offers arriving travelers the ability to fast track through CBP processing.
Global Entry offers arriving travelers the
ability to fast-track through CBP processing.

“The Global Entry Enrollment Center in the Tip O’Neill Building offers applicants another convenient location in which they can complete their enrollment interview here in Boston,” said CBP Boston Director of Field Operations William A. Ferrara. “The Enrollment Center is just steps away from North Station, providing easy access for individuals to downtown Boston.”

The seasonal Global Entry Enrollment Center in the Thomas P. O’Neill Federal Building is open Monday – Friday from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. exclusively for CBP Trusted Traveler Program applicants who have applied for membership through the Global On-line Enrollment System (GOES) and have had their applications conditionally approved. Conditionally approved applicants may schedule or change their previously scheduled interview to the Tip O’Neill Enrollment Center using the GOES website.

The Global Entry Program provides expedited clearance for pre-approved, low-risk international travelers and members of these programs can expect expedited processing when entering the United States using automated kiosks at airports. As an added benefit, Global Entry members are also eligible to participate in the TSA Pre✓™, the Transportation Security Administration’s expedited security program.

Travelers interested in enrolling in Global Entry can learn more about that and other CBP Trusted Traveler Programs or apply online through the CBP website.

All travelers are urged to have the proper travel documents, declare all goods and to be aware of prohibited items. Visit the Know Before You Go section of the CBP website for additional information and tips on clearing CBP.

Last modified: 
November 28, 2017