How can I enter my Air Passenger Information (API)

New requirements state that airlines have to provide certain passport information about all passengers on their aircraft before the aircraft leaves Ireland. This information is known as 'Advance Passenger Information' (API or APIS data).

APIS information can be added on the airlines's official website by logging into their 'Manage My Booking' section using the supplier reference that can be found on your booking confirmation - please check if the destination you are travelling to requires APIS information.

Countries that currently require API before you travel are;

  • United States of America
  • Mexico 
  • All Caribbean Isalnds
  • Canada
  • Puerto Rico
  • Cape Verde (no later than 10 days before travel)
  • Gambia
  • Thailand (no later than 75 hours before travel)

When submitting your API details, the airlines will require the following information:

  • The passport/ID card type
  • Passport/ID number
  • Date of issue of passport/ID card
  • Date of expiry of passport/ID card
  • Country of issue of passport/ID card
  • Nationality of passport holder
  • Date of birth of passport holder