What Is APIS For Travel?

What happens if you put your API in wrong?

Please be careful when submitting your API.

Incorrect or incomplete data may result in your journey being delayed, either at check-in or immigration.

We cannot accept responsibility for inaccurate or incomplete data – if you are unable to travel as a result of this, no refunds will be issued..

Which countries do you need API for?

Currently, APIS data needs to be provided for customers travelling to or in transit to the following countries: USA, Canada, Mexico, China (except HKG), Japan, United Arab Emirates, Thailand, South Africa, Spain, Pakistan, Jamaica, Kenya, Algeria, Iran, Syria, Morocco.

Do US citizens need to fill out Apis?

U.S. law requires airlines operating international flights to or from the United States to provide travel document data for all customers via APIS. The United States also requires reporting the visiting address of all customers who are non-U.S. citizens and non-U.S. residents traveling to the United States.

Can you do API at airport?

If the airline offers check-in desks at the airport, you’ll be able to supply API information when you arrive at the airport. You can still log in and make changes if you’ve already provided your API. For security, you’ll need to re-enter the passport number you originally gave us.

Do airlines share information with immigration?

When you check-in for your flight (which for an international flight must be done at least 60 minutes before departure), the airline passes your details – including passport details – to US Department of Homeland Security (DHS), who then share it will other groups such as US Customs and Border Patrol (CBP).

Is API compulsory?

Must I supply APIS information before I fly? When travelling to or from certain countries, passengers are required to provide advance passenger information (API) before they check in or they will be unable to fly.