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Drivers - How to apply

Processing times


The current estimated processing time to assess your eligibility for the FAST program in business days.

This processing time does not include the scheduling of the interview as this is done at the convenience of the applicant and the availability of appointments at the Enrolment Centres, which vary.

Last updated: 2018-02-28

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Consult United States Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Appeals if your membership has been revoked by U.S. CBP.

Your participation in the FAST program is strictly voluntary. If you choose to complete the application form, the information you provide will be used to determine your eligibility. During the application process, some of the information requested will be designated as optional. Your eligibility to participate in FAST will not be affected by whether you provide the optional information.

Each person who wants to participate in the FAST Commercial Driver Program must fill out a separate application form.

Online Application

You can apply online to FAST by using the Trusted Traveler Programs (TTP) System that is operated by United States Customs and Border Protection.

The process to determine eligibility takes six to eight weeks.

Apply online

Paper Application

Complete the FAST application form by downloading and filling out the PDF form online, printing it and mailing it in together with the processing fee.

If you qualify, you will be invited to visit an enrolment centre for final processing. The process to determine eligibility takes six to eight weeks.

Apply using a paper application

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