USA Entry - CBP Mobile Passport control app [MPC]

The receipt is the QR code you get on completion at arrival. Not that they actually check, it’s all electronic so as soon as you handover your passport they can see you’ve used the app.
 
I was not lucky last time at LAX with this app - no lines!
For future info, the app says have "travel docs and MPC receipt ready"
Where do I get the MPC receipt?
I would think it's just the app itself, the confirmation screen you get after submitting your details. That's all I showed last week - and that was just to get into the line, the CBP officer didn't look at my phone at all.
 
What do I select on the section asking for purpose of travel / Class of Admission (COA).

As a Visa Waiver holder, I am given the options of:
  • WB - Visa Waiver Business
  • WT - Visa Waiver Tourist/leisure.
I am attending a conference, and my original ESTA application didn't specify either of the above.
 
What do I select on the section asking for purpose of travel / Class of Admission (COA).

As a Visa Waiver holder, I am given the options of:
  • WB - Visa Waiver Business
  • WT - Visa Waiver Tourist/leisure.
I am attending a conference, and my original ESTA application didn't specify either of the above.

WB for conferences.
 
Thanks, what's confusing me is that the original ESTA form for getting the Visa Waiver never stipulated either.
No, and the ESTA doesn't need to as it covers eligibility to enter in general. WB/WT is specific to each entry into the country.

The WB/WT thing was in the past established by the immigration agent you would speak to. They would circle - or actually maybe they wrote (don't have my passport at work) - WB or WT when they stamped your passport.

So, I have WBs for conference entries and WTs for our family holidays .
 
No, and the ESTA doesn't need to as it covers eligibility to enter in general. WB/WT is specific to each entry into the country.

The WB/WT thing was in the past established by the immigration agent you would speak to. They would circle - or actually maybe they wrote (don't have my passport at work) - WB or WT when they stamped your passport.

So, I have WBs for conference entries and WTs for our family holidays .
Oh yes I see that now, have my passport here:
  • 2017 WT/WB
  • 2019 WB
  • 2020 WB/WT
  • 2020 WB
  • 2x 2023 ?? no stamp
 
Just arrived into DFW, used the MPC lane, through Customs in less than two minutes..Best entry into USA ever!

Then lost all that gain at baggage collection and drop off..long lines!!

TSA lines also the longest I've ever seen at Dallas, but steadily moving. Not taking off shoes and belts, and removing electronics is definitely helping.
 
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Not related to MPC, but they're using sniffer dogs at the TSA line, for everyone, at DFW Terminal D now, I think that's also adding time.

Interestingly they have a cordoned off area with fans blowing across the area, you walk through the area in pairs and the dogs jusy scan both passengers.
 
Do you have any hints on how to find the MPC lane at LAX?
If they have updated the signage to clearly mark the MPC entry use that, otherwise follow the signs to GE.
 
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Do they have signs at DFW?

Two entries this year and nothing.
At Terminal D (where QF flies into at least), it was directly next to the Global Entry line. So as you come down the escalators and enter the customs hall, it was the second line, with a MPC banner above the queue ropes. But nothing in advance to let you know that such a queue exists. The CBP staff manning the Global Entry lines were calling across the MPC queue also if they were free so it moved very quickly. All they do is take a photo and then ask questions, didn't even need to scan passport.

When I went past the airport staff were shouting at everyone to keep moving down towards the General Queue's not mentioning anything about MPC.
 
At Terminal D (where QF flies into at least), it was directly next to the Global Entry line.
Thankyou - both times I was off AA and came in at the other end from there. I did ask where the MPC queue was and was simply directed to the normal lanes. (It was pretty quiet anyway.)
 
Came through Chicago yesterday and clear MPC (mobile phone) signs displayed. Unfortunately I didn’t have the correct app and took 45 minutes to process rather that 10.
 

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