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Expedited Security Screening Programs

If you’re a frequent flyer, you’ve got three trusted traveler programs to choose from if you want to speed your way through the security line at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (SEA).

SEA Spot Saver

Skip the Security Line from 4:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.

Your time while traveling is important, SEA Spot Saver can help! Experience expedited screening without a membership and all contact-free. Passengers flying out of Seattle can schedule your appointment for screening beforehand or when you’re at the terminal! Reservations and walk-in appointments are available for departing and general screening passengers daily.

Learn more and sign up for free!

TSA PreCheck

TSA PreCheck allows select frequent flyers of participating airlines and members of U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Trusted Traveler programs who are flying on participating airlines, to receive expedited screening benefits. Eligible participants use dedicated screening lanes for screening benefits which include leaving on shoes, light outerwear, and belts, as well as leaving laptops and 3-1-1 compliant liquids in carry-on bags.

TSA PreCheck enrollment 

You can enroll for TSA PreCheck before your next flight. Make sure you have an ID or passport with you. For additional locations and hours, go to the TSA's Enrollment Center Locator. Make your visit even quicker by applying online, here.

TSA PreCheck Enrollment will be available through CLEAR kiosks for in-person enrollments and renewals at SEA with no appointment necessary. Existing TSA PreCheck members may also renew their memberships online with CLEAR.


TSA PreCheck is available at Checkpoints 1 and 4.

Check TSA's website for more information. Get the My TSA mobile app

Program TSA PreCheck
Eligibility Required U.S. citizens and U.S. lawful permanent residents.
Application Fee $85.00 (5 year membership)
Passport Required No
Application Process Pre-enroll online, visit an enrollment center; provide fingerprints and verify ID.
Program Experience TSA PreCheck expedited screening at participating airports.
Ready to apply? Apply for TSA PreCheck here


You can skip the pre-security line (the one where an airport agent checks your ID and boarding pass) and be personally escorted to an expedited security line where your fingerprints or irises will be scanned. If you have children under 18 traveling with you, they can go to the expedited line with you.

Enrollment: CLEAR enrollment centers are housed within each of the airports that use the system. The process is swift. Apply online, and then pop in for a quick iris and fingerprint scan. You can then begin using CLEAR immediately.

For more information on Clear, please visit their website.

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