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Privium for U.S. Citizens

What is Privium?

  • Offers expedited clearance for travelers at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol for a fee.
  • Citizens of the United States are eligible.
  • Two options: A Basic program with fast lanes for border passage and security checks, and a Plus program that adds lounge access, priority parking, and business class check-in with 16 different airlines, even with an economy ticket.
  • Please refer to the Privium website for more information.

To be eligible for BOTH Global Entry and Privium, U.S. citizens must be:

  • Free of violations of U.S. or international laws, including customs, immigration, or agriculture laws
  • A minimum height of 4'11" - the Privium iris scan is mounted at this height.
  • A Global Entry member before applying to Privium.

How do U.S. citizens first apply for Global Entry?

  • Apply Online: Complete a Global Online Enrollment System online application and pay the $100 non-refundable application fee.
  • Schedule an Interview: Once your application is reviewed, you will receive a message in your GOES account instructing you to schedule an interview at one of the Global Entry Enrollment Centers or at a temporary location designated for Global Entry interviews.
  • Interview Determines Your Eligibility: A CBP officer will ask you questions, take your photo, and scan your fingerprints.
  • Provide Identification: Bring your valid passport(s) and one other form of identification, such as a driver's license or ID card to the interview. If you are a lawful permanent resident, you must present your permanent resident card.
Last modified: 
November 23, 2015