How to Check Ok to Board Status in Airline ?
Ok To Board or OKTB is a system laid down by the Gulf international locations for passengers coming into any of the international locations on a new visa / entry permit All. passengers travelling to the gulf on tourist visa/visitor visa / new residency permit/employment/express visas/short work visas (travelling for the first time with a […]
Ok To Board or OKTB is a system laid down by the Gulf international locations for passengers coming into any of the international locations on a new visa / entry permit
All. passengers travelling to the gulf on tourist visa/visitor visa / new residency permit/employment/express visas/short work visas (travelling for the first time with a paper allow and not stamped on passport) want to get Ok-To-Board performed earlier than check-in for the flight at the departure airport counter
Effective. 1st February 2018 “OK To Board” message is not required for the following categories of travellers for journey to UAE (Dubai and Sharjah) and Doha
Customers holding valid Resident Permit or passport stamped with Resident Visa
Customers eligible for “Visa On Arrival” irrespective of nationality
Customers travelling with a print-out of Business and Tourist e-Visa
“Ok To Board” message is mandatory for the under categories
All customers holding ECR (Immigration Check Required) passport
All customers travelling with a print-out of Labour & Work e-visa
‘OK TO BOARD’ PROCEDURE
Passengers want to follow the under system to get OKTB done:
United Arab Emirates (Abu Dhabi/Dubai/Sharjah/Ras Al Khaimah)
Documents required: Copies of passport, visa and ticket (Return ticket required in case of a tourist/visit visa). Fees: AED 15 per passenger (adult or child). OKTB is not required for infants under 2 years of age. OKTB will be performed for all new visas, irrespective of ECNR or ECR passport status. There is no time restrict stipulated for the updating of OKTB status. Before check-in the OKTB status should be updated. We propose getting the process performed at least 24 hours earlier than the flight departure. OKTB can be performed regardless of passport particulars updated or not updated in the PNR
Travel brokers can have OKTB accounts with our GSA (Travel Agents) by depositing an volume in advance. These Travel brokers will have to email the essential paperwork to the GSA, and the fee will be deducted from their current account with the GSA. Passengers or their sponsors who have not performed the reserving by way of a journey agent can get the OKTB performed by way of the Go First city ticketing place of work in the country of visa issuance. The visa particulars are cross verified with the passport particulars. Then visa validity is checked by utilizing under ICA hyperlink. Also, name in the passport is cross-verified with the name in the ticket
ICA. Link -> https://smartservicesicpgovae/echannels/web/client/defaulthtml#/fileValidity
OKTB. Exemption for US/Schengen visa holders
US/Schengen visa holders are eligible for an ‘On Arrival Visa’ and such passengers are exempted to journey without OKTB norm, supplied such passengers are holding a valid passport with a minimal of 6 months validity
How. can I examine my OTB status in Airline?
You can call Indigo airways helpline no 09910383838,. quote your PNR and examine if the “ok to board” updation has been performed for your tickets. They will examine and confirm on telephone.