How do you cross the Ready Lane in San Ysidro?
The border entrance will be straight ahead. For READY LANE, you will follow signs for Col. Federal in the third lane from the left, going just to the RIGHT of the concrete barrier (where the white car is headed in the photo). You will continue up the ramp and over a bridge. The Ready Lane is the far left lane of the border crossing. It becomes a dedicated lane further up, sectioned off with concrete dividers. If you are familiar with the Otay border crossing you may enter by going up the bridge or the entrance below the bridge. A “Ready Lane” is a dedicated lane for travelers entering the U.S. at land border ports of entry with identification that contains a Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) chip. Ready Lane These lanes, run by Customs and Border Protection, accept only RFID cards for example, the passport card, SENTRI card, enhanced driver’s licenses, etc. Border Wait Times. Infrastructure permitting, the processing goals CBP has set for travelers are: SENTRI/NEXUS Lanes: 15 minutes; Ready Lanes: 50% of general traffic lane wait times. For cross border travel impacts due to COVID-19, please visit the DHS website and USA.gov website.
How many lanes are there in San Ysidro border?
There are currently 34 northbound vehicle lanes to cross from Mexico to the U.S. SENTRI card holders are authorized to use the SENTRI lane when traveling between the US and Mexico in either direction by land. The SENTRI pass will expedite border crossing and clearance. It is home to the San Ysidro Port of Entry, the busiest land-border crossing in the entire world with 300,000 people crossing between the U.S. and Mexico each day. As the largest city in Baja, Tijuana is a major industrial and financial center of Mexico. Can I use my passport card at Ready Lanes? Yes. You can save time at the U.S.-Mexico border by using designated Ready Lanes that read the U.S. passport card’s Radio Frequency Identification technology. Can I use my passport card at Ready Lanes? Yes. You can save time at the U.S.-Mexico border by using designated Ready Lanes that read the U.S. passport card’s Radio Frequency Identification technology.