Then, once you’ve landed safe and sound in the good old US of A, turn your phone on, open up the app, and select the “New Trip” section. It’ll ask for your arrival airline and port of entry, and if you have any goods or cash to declare. Once you’ve filled that out, the app gives you a QC code to present at immigration.
Sounds like a digital version of that blue form that has everyone on the plane asking to borrow your pen, right? What’s so special? Well, once you get off the plane, that’s where the magic happens.
As the masses file through the airport toward the slow-moving APC kiosk line, you and your mobile phone follow the signs for Mobile Passport Control. If someone tries to direct you elsewhere, tell them you have Mobile Passport, and they’ll point you to the right line.