TSA PreCheck

Special notice

For the busy holiday travel season, please arrive at least 2 hours before your departure to allow extra time to check your bags and go through security as TSA lines will be longer than usual. Also, check terminal and gate information before you leave for the airport.

Breeze through security

TSA PreCheck lets eligible, low-risk travelers enjoy expedited security screening. The program is available at participating U.S. airport locations and for most international itineraries.

Ease through checkpoints without removing:


Apply for the program directly through TSA if you are a:

PreCheck access is also available if you are enrolled in a Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Trusted Traveler program, including:

Travel with PreCheck

If you’re registered with a CBP program, you’ll receive a 9-digit PASS ID (the number is the same for all CBP programs). If you apply directly through TSA, you’ll receive a Known Traveler Number (KTN). Before you travel, make sure your PASS ID or KTN is updated in your account or on your reservation.

In your AAdvantage account:

If you're not an AAdvantage member, provide your PASS ID or KTN within each reservation when you book.

Or, join AAdvantage to have your information saved for every trip.

  • Locate your PASS ID

    If you are a current CBP program member and you have a membership card, your PASS ID can be found on the back of your membership card.

    If you are a current CBP program member and you do not have a membership card, you can obtain your membership number by logging into your Global Online Enrollment System (GOES) account.