Au­to­mated im­mi­gra­tion clear­ance

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Sev­eral coun­tries are in­tro­duc­ing au­to­mated im­mi­gra­tion clear­ance pro­ce­dures to cope with grow­ing air-travel num­bers. The goal is to pro­vide a faster, smoother im­mi­gra­tion ex­pe­ri­ence to el­i­gi­ble pas­sen­gers with­out com­pro­mis­ing bor­der se­cu­rity. Coun­tries pro­vid­ing fa­cil­i­ties across our net­work: Aus­tralia SmartGate: e-pass­port hold­ers of Aus­tralia, Canada, China, France, Hong Kong, Ire­land, Ja­pan, Korea, Ma­cau, New Zealand, Singapore, Swe­den, Switzer­land, UK and US China e-Chan­nel: cit­i­zens of China Hong Kong e-Chan­nel Res­i­dents: cit­i­zens and res­i­dents of Hong Kong Hong Kong e-Chan­nel Vis­i­tors: fre­quent vis­i­tors that are visa-ex­empt, in­clud­ing Aus­tralians ● In­done­sia Au­to­gate pass­port gates: cit­i­zens of In­done­sia Ja­pan Speedy Im­mi­gra­tion: cit­i­zens and for­eign na­tion­als with re-en­try and spe­cial re-en­try per­mits ● New Zealand SmartGate Plus: e-pass­port hold­ers of Aus­tralia, New Zealand, UK and US Singapore en­hanced-Im­mi­gra­tion Au­to­mated Clear­ance Sys­tem (eIACS): cit­i­zens, per­ma­nent res­i­dents, work per­mit hold­ers and APEC card­hold­ers ● UAE eGate: UAE cit­i­zens and res­i­dents ●● UK ePass­port gates: e-pass­port hold­ers of UK, Switzer­land and Euro­pean Eco­nomic Area (EEA) USA Global En­try sys­tem: US cit­i­zens and per­ma­nent res­i­dents, Dutch cit­i­zens, South Korean cit­i­zens and Mex­i­can na­tion­als. Cana­dian cit­i­zens and res­i­dents with NEXUS mem­ber­ship ●● USA Au­to­mated Pass­port Con­trol: for US, Cana­dian and Visa Waiver Pro­gram pass­port hold­ers ● Fee ap­plies ● Pre-en­rol­ment re­quired

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