October 3, 2016 Leave a comment Skip the security line at airports By Komando Staff, Komando.com 19,97919.9k PHOTO COURTESY OF MOBILE PASSPORT/ITUNES Have you ever given any thought to exactly how much time you spend waiting in line? Unfortunately, waiting in line is all just part and parcel of flying on airplanes.First, there's the ticketing line to wait in, followed by the security line. There's a line to get on the plane, then once you land there's the line to get off the plane. If you checked bags, there's a line for that. Worse, if you're traveling abroad, there's the customs line. Good news. International travelers can skip the line at U.S. customs lines thanks to the official app from U.S. Customs and Border Protection called Mobile Passport.Think of Mobile Passport as a replacement for the paper declaration form required for anyone coming into the United States. All you need to do is set up your profile, answer questions about your trip, then submit your data to Customs and Border Protection.Next, you'll receive a receipt, which you will need to take to the Mobile Passport Control lines at the airport. Show the officers your passport and the barcode on your receipt and you're all set.So yes, you will still need to go through customs, but having this app speeds up the process.If you're worried about your information falling into the wrong hands, you have the ability to delete your profile after your trip.It's also important to note that not every airport has Mobile Passport Control lines. Here are the cities that do: Atlanta, Baltimore, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Denver, Fort Lauderdale, Houston, Houston Hobby, Miami, Minneapolis, New York JFK, Newark, Orlando, Raleigh Durham, San Francisco, San Jose, Seattle, Tampa, Washington Dulles.Want more awesome travel tips? Sign up for Kim's Travel newsletter. Apps Links Download for iOS - Free Download for Android - Free Please share this information with everyone. Just click on any of these social media buttons. Email Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest Travel and Getting Around Airport Passport Travel BREAKING NEWS, TIPS, AND MORE LIKED WHAT YOU READ? GET MORE IN YOUR INBOX FREE. Stay up-to-date the easy way. SIGN ME UP! Previous Apps Powerful free network analyzer and tool Next Apps 3 apps to help you manage all of your prescriptions Related Articles 5 apps that make it simple to navigate crowded airports Big mistake people make booking rooms online 3 security mistakes that can ruin your next trip Secret formula airlines hope you don't know - Are you overpaying on airfare?