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TSA Pre Check Temporary Enrollment Center Coming to Oakland International Airport October 31

TSA Pre Check Temporary Enrollment Center Coming to Oakland International Airport October 31

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October 20th, 2016

Travelers can sign up now for appointments at OAK

 

The Event:                 Oakland International Airport TSA Pre✓® Local Enrollment Event

Date:                           October 31- November 18, 2016 (Closed Saturday & Sunday)

Location:                   Oakland International Airport Terminal 2

 

Oakland, CA; (October 20, 2016): By popular demand and for the first time at the Airport, Oakland International is inviting passengers to enroll on site in the popular TSA Pre✓® expedited screening program.

TSA Pre✓® has more than 450 lanes at 167 U.S. airports, and for a limited time, Oakland International Airport is hosting a temporary enrollment event in its Terminal 2 from October 31, 2016, through November 18, 2016.

“We are always looking for ways to improve the travel experience for our customers, said Bryant L. Francis, Port of Oakland Director of Aviation at Oakland Internati

onal Airport, “and this is a great time to join the TSA Pre-Check Program in offering this convenient amenity at OAK.”

The Airport welcomes this temporary event as it approaches 12 million passengers this year, expansions to its terminal infrastructure, new flights, and new amenities such as the new Escape Lounge – a fee-based luxury lounge, and a first at OAK –  set to open in just a few weeks.

“We’d like to see participation not just from those who happen to be traveling during the event dates, but from any of our customers in Oakland and throughout the Bay Area who would love to benefit from the convenience of expedited screening,” Francis stated.

TSA Pre✓® is an expedited screening program that enables identified low-risk air travelers to enjoy a smart and more efficient screening experience. For participants in the program, there is no need to remove shoes, 3-1-1 liquids, laptops can say in their cases, and light outerwear and belts can remain on.

How to apply:

Applying for TSA Pre✓® through this local enrollment event is easy.  Applicants are encouraged to Pre-Enroll by visiting the enrollment website, www.identogo.com/locations/tsa-pre, then:

  • Click “Apply Now” and fill out steps 1 through 4.
  • At step 4 of 4, type in “Oakland, CA” and then be sure to choose Oakland International Airport.
  • Click “Next” at the bottom of the screen and you can select an appointment time (the first available shows, but you can use the drop down to choose a different date and/or time).

To complete the application process, enrollees will need to bring proof of identity and U.S. citizen documentation (such as a U.S. Passport or a birth certificate with valid driver license).

For a complete list of required documents, please visit: https://www.tsa.gov/sites/default/files/precheckapplicationprogramrequiredid_factsheet_071615-508.pdf   .

The application process is completed on site where fingerprints captured for a background check and the $85 application for five years of service is collected.  The fee can be paid by credit card, money order, company check, or certified/cashier's check. Cash and personal checks are not accepted.

Enroll in TSA Pre✔® today and begin to enjoy the expedited security screening program that helps take the stress out of travel, at the Bay Area airport that does the same.

About Oakland International Airport

Oakland International is the fourth busiest airport in California and second busiest in the San Francisco Bay Area. Serving over 11 million travelers each year, OAK is the closest airport to the region’s top tourism and entertainment venues. It is also the closest airport for most local residents.

Now, OAK customers can fly nonstop to El Paso, Texas, bringing Oakland’s air service roster to over 50 destinations on 12 different airline brands – seven of which operate with OAK as their sole gateway into the San Francisco Bay region.

The vision of Oakland International Airport is to offer customers a world-class experience and be the airport of choice for Bay Area residents and visitors alike. OAK is operated by The Port of Oakland, which also oversees the Oakland seaport and 20 miles of waterfront. Together with its business partners, the Port supports more than 73,000 jobs in the region and nearly 827,000 jobs across the United States.

For up-to-the-minute departure and arrival information, airport maps, and details on shopping, dining, transportation, and more, visit www.oaklandairport.com.

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MEDIA CONTACT:
Keonnis Taylor

(510) 563-6500

keonnis.taylor@portoakland.com

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