Travelers at Nashville International Airport now have the option to apply for expedited security screening through the Transportation Security Administration's Pre✓ program.
A special counter opened at BNA Thursday.
The Pre✓ program allows approved travelers to leave on their shoes, jacket and belt, keep their laptop in its case and keep 3-1-1 compliant liquids in their carry-on bag.
TSA is currently in the process of expanding to more than 300 application centers across the country.
The application fee is $85 for a five-year membership.
“This new application process will greatly increase the availability of TSA Pre✓benefits to a broader population of travelers nationwide,” TSA Administrator John S. Pistole said in a release. “TSA Pre✓ is enabling us to move away from a one-size-fits-all approach to transportation security, as we look for more opportunities to provide the most effective security in the most efficient way.”
Once approved, travelers will receive a Known Traveler Number and will have the opportunity to utilize TSA Pre✓ lanes at security checkpoints at over 100 participating airports.
You must be a U.S. citizen to apply. You can also do pre-enrollment online at TSA.gov.