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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.

SENTRI Card

If approved for SENTRI, you will be issued a Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) card that will identify you as being a SENTRI member.

Activating Your SENTRI Card

To activate your card, log into your Global Online Enrollment System account.  After you log in, click on the “Activate Membership Card” button under the Program Membership(s) section.

Using Your SENTRI Card

When you approach the border in the SENTRI lane, the system automatically identifies your vehicle and the identity of the occupants in the vehicle. This is accomplished through the following steps:

  1. RFID card file number is read upon your arrival.
  2. File number triggers your data which is brought up on the CBP Officer's screen.
  3. Data is verified by the CBP officer and you are either released or referred for additional inspection(s).
Last modified: 
March 13, 2017