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Secure flight Data for passengers travelling to and from USA


Secure Flight Data and APIS (Advance Passenger Information System) requirement.


The transportation security Administration (TSA) requires you to provide your full name, date of birth, and gender for the purpose of watch list screening, under the authority of 49 U.S.C. Section 114, the intelligence reform and terrorism prevention act of 2004 and 49 C.F.R parts 1540 and 1560. You may also provide your redress number if available. Failure to provide your full name, date of birth and gender may result in denial of transport or denial of authority to enter the boarding areas. TSA may share information you provide with law enforcement or intelligence agencies or others under its published system of records notice. For more on TSA privacy policies or to review the system of records notice and the privacy impact assessment, please see the TSA website at http://www.tsa.gov/External website that opens in a new window.

Effective 01Nov, passengers travelling into, out of and over the U.S, will be required to provide the following mandatory Secure Flight Passenger Data (SFPD) and Advance Passenger Information (APIS) to the airline when making a reservation through a travel agent or directly with the airline. This data is required to be forwarded to the US Transportation Security Administration (TSA) which is responsible for the screening process, to enable pre screening of passengers, no later than 72 hours before the departure of the flight.

  • Name as it appears on the passport
  • Date of Birth
  • Gender
  • Redress Number (if available ) - if a passenger whose name is identical to a passenger on the "No Fly" List of the US Department of Homeland Security, gets a Redress Number from them to identify him/her from the "No Fly" passenger.
  • Passport number
  • Country of issue of passport
  • Passport expiry date
  • Country of residence
  • Travel document type
  • Address while in US

Every passenger must receive clearance from TSA before boarding the flight.

If the above data has not been provided at the time of booking, please ensure you contact the following toll free numbers and supply the required information:

From India from MTNL/BSNL landlines toll free 1800 1801407
The chargeable DID -: 022 25818515/044 66921455
From USA toll free 1800 223 7776

For Calls When in India :

Call 24x7 All India Toll Number 1860 233 1407 from MTNL/BSNL lines and Mobile / landline Numbers of most Private Telecom Operators in India only.

The Chargeable DID :

+91-22-27067001 and +91-44-66921455.
All calls made to these numbers are chargeable to the callers by their telecom service provider as per applicable international call rates.

For Calls When in USA :

Toll Free Number : 1800 223 7776

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