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CLEAR – a new way to get through security faster.

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Clear Card
Clear Card

So many different options to save some time at the airport. Check out the blog on Benefits and Downfalls of Global Entry. CLEAR is another option. CLEAR is a private company offering speeding up of departing flight security screening.  It is only available at 13 airports, but if you regularly fly in and out of any of these airports, you may want to look into this option.


  • Access exclusive CLEARlanes at airport security checkpoints. Skip the line and go straight to screening.
  • No matter what airline you’re flying – you can use CLEAR.
  • Add one travel companion for only $50 a year.
  • Accompanied children under 18 are always free.
  • CLEARlanes are opening at select MLB Stadiums.
  • Fast application process


  • Biometric identification
    • Fingerprints
    • Iris scan
  • Does not speed up border crossings only speeds up departing flight security screening
  • Only available at 13 airports

Differences between Global Entry and CLEAR?

Global Entry speeds up the US border customs process while CLEAR only speeds up security screening on departing flights.

Who can apply for CLEAR?

  • US citizens and legal permanent residents 18 and older with valid photo ID

How much is CLEAR?

  • $179 per year
  • Add a family member (over 18) for only $50
  • Children under 18 can use the CLEARlane with a CLEAR member for free

How long is the CLEAR application process?

  • 7-10 business days

Where is CLEAR?

  • Airports
    • Austin, TX (AUS)
    • Baltimore, MD (BWI)
    • Dallas/Fort Worth, TX (DFW)
    • Denver, CO (DEN)
    • Houston, TX – George Bush (IAH)
    • Houston, TX – William Hobby (HOU)
    • Las Vegas, NV (LAS)
    • Miami, FL (MIA)
    • Orlando, FL (MCO)
    • San Antonio, TX (SAT)
    • San Francisco, CA (SFO)
    • San Jose, CA (SJC )
    • Westchester County, NY (HPN)
  • Stadiums
    • Yankee Stadium
    • Coors Field
    • AT&T Park

Where to apply for CLEAR?


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