Immigration authorities in many countries require airlines to provide passenger information prior to departure or arrival of flights to the country to ensure safety and security. Currently, these countries include:
Passengers traveling to the UAE from certain countries also must provide Advance Passenger Information. Currently, these countries include Iran, Iraq, Pakistan, and Yemen.
Please be aware that information requirements are subject to change at any time.
Required passenger information for all API countries (additional information requirements vary by country):
For passengers traveling to the United States of America, additional details are required.
Passengers who refuse to supply this information prior to travel will not be allowed entry to the USA and will not be accepted for travel at check-in. It is important that the information is accurate to avoid delays at the airports on both departure and arrival to the USA.
US Citizens, Legal Permanent Residents (LPRs), transit passengers, and departing passengers are exempt from the US address requirement.
In addition to the Advance Passenger Information above, the USA requires contact details for a next of kin, in case of an emergency. This information should include the person's name and telephone number.