Border Crossing is a private document processing center and it is not affiliated with any government body. We offer paid assistance with travel card services offered by the government. You can obtain travel cards by using us or going to the government directly. Our expertise is to explain the government jargon and simplify your traveler card application process. You are welcome to learn more about Border Crossing by visiting our Home, Privacy Policy and Terms of Use pages.

Apply for a SENTRI Pass

SENTRI is a border-crossing program that allows expedited crossing of the US-Mexico border. It is extremely useful for individuals who cross the border often for work or pleasure or for families with children. Each member of the family should have their own pass, including children and infants. This page is for first-time SENTRI pass applicants. If you would like to renew your SENTRI, please click here for the relevant page. To enroll your children in the program, please visit this page. Before buying our service please make sure you agree with our Terms and conditions, Privacy Policy and  Refund Policy

Pay Now Print Application

How to apply?

There are just three steps you need to take in order to apply for your SENTRI pass with us:

Step 1: Pay Border Crossing services fee by clicking on the Pay Now button. At your interview you will be charged additional fees (see SENTRI pass costs below)

Step 2: Click on the Print application button and fill out one application per applicant.

Step 3: Send the form via e-mail to: or fax: (305) 675-0780. Please check your email (including your spam folder) for further instructions from us.

What happens next?

Once we receive your SENTRI pass application and payment, we will assign your case to one of our agents. They will carefully check your application for consistence with CBP requirements. They will then create a profile for you in the government system and enter your data. Once your profile is complete, we will send you an email confirmation. When you receive a conditional approval notification, you will be able to schedule your interview at one of the SENTRI enrollment centers. Please note that we cannot guarantee your SENTRI program approval. You may be denied in case you have a criminal record, an immigration violation or you provided false information on your application form.

What is the processing time?

Processing time varies by applicant, but on average you can expect your application to be processed within 8-12 months. The vetting process cannot be expedited.

SENTRI pass costs

The SENTRI pass will cost you a total of $242.20. The $119.95 service fee is payable to Border Crossing services. There is an additional $25 CBP fee. You will see two separate fees on your bank statement. If you are conditionally approved, at your interview, you will pay a $14.50 fingerprint fee and a $82.50 system cost fee.

Service Fee
Border Crossing Expedited Service fee $ 119.95
CBP fee for 5 year membership $ 25.00
Fingerprint fee (ages 14 and over) $ 14.50
System costs fee (ages 18 and over) $ 82.75
Total cost $242.20

The benefits of using Border Crossing Service:

  • Once we receive your payment, you are our client and we will make everything to make sure your application is correctly submitted to CBP for review.We will remind you to send application in case you forget to do it.
  • Our agents will review application in detail to make sure it is completed accurately and mistake-free as required by CBP. We will notify you by email if information is missing or is incorrect.
  • Our agents will assist you in completing your application and sending it to us if required;
  • In case we notice any issues with your particular application, we will give you specific tips to troubleshoot any potential problems.
  • Our experts submit your application to the government for you, you need not worry about the correct forms procedure;
  • We will keep in touch to explain what to expect next. You will never have to wander “now what?”
  • We will give you updates on your status with BP upon request
  • We respond promptly to all questions from clients by email, always within 1 business day.

In case you wish to apply with the government directly, please click here. Before purchasing the SENTRI pass service, please refer to our Terms and conditions, Privacy Policy and Refund Policy.