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No, Global Entry is for expedited entry into the United States only. For expedited entry into Canada as well, you need NEXUS Cards.
You can apply for Global Entry here.
If you have already been fingerprinted for your NEXUS card, and the Customs and Border Patrol (CBP) agency has your passport information on file, you are technically already a member of the Global Entry program. As a Canadian, you should remain a NEXUS member as Global Entry card holders cannot use NEXUS lanes when returning to Canada. If you wish to use Global Entry kiosks in US airports, you should check online whether you need to provide CBP any additional information to use these kiosks.
Some visa holders are eligible and some are not. Please see this list for who is not eligible.
No. A criminal conviction disqualifies you from being ?low-risk? traveler in the eyes of the Customs and Border Protection agency. Applicants should obtain a pardon before applying.
The interviewing officer will go through your application to verify there are no basic errors and will ask you some questions mainly about how often you travel and your reasons for doing so. You must show original documentation of your passport, driver’s license and PR Card if relevant. You must also take along your conditional approval letter inviting you to interview. Once your documentation is verified your fingerprints will be digitally scanned and your photograph taken. The officer will then inform you if you have been admitted onto the program or not.
No. Each member of your family must make an individual application onto the Global Entry program. Children must be aged 14 or over and must have the consent of a parent or legal guardian to join.
At the moment you can only expedite entry into the Netherlands at Schipol Airport in Amsterdam using the Privium lanes. You can only do this if you enrolled for FLUX benefits as part of your Global Entry application. You must then attend two separate interviews with border officials from the Netherlands and the US.
No. Whilst the Global Entry program works well for frequent fliers, it is not limited to them and there is no minimum number of trips that you have to take to qualify.