Passenger Data Requirements

Passenger data required for travel to and from the US

Passenger data required in the US


Privacy Notice

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) requires you to provide your full name, date of birth, and gender for 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 authority to enter the boarding areas. TSA may share information you provide with law enforcement, 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 visit the TSA website at

Passengers travelling into, out of and over the US, 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 must be forwarded to the TSA responsible for the screening process to enable the pre-screening of passengers 72 hours before the flight's departure.

  • 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:

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.

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 the US

Toll Free Number: 1800 223 7776