The Travel Leaders agency in Rochester, Minn., recently became a TSA enrollment center, one of only six in the state and the first permanent TSA Precheck location to open in Rochester.

The next closest center is more than 50 miles away.

In addition to Precheck, the agency offers the Transportation Worker Identification Credential and the Hazardous Materials Endorsement Threat Assessment Program.

"We are happy to offer Precheck enrollment services to area residents, as it makes domestic and international travel easier at participating U.S. airport checkpoints, and it takes only about 10 minutes to pre-enroll," the agency's vice president, Nora Blum, said in a statement.

As a bonus, the agency's clients who enroll will be able to add their Known Traveler Number to all reservations booked with the agency.

Blum also said the agency is open to setting up special enrollment events for companies and organizations in the area.

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