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What is Ok To Board(OTB)

Ok To Board (OTB) is a process of verifying and updating VISA details in flight booking/PNR by the Airlines. This is process help airline to ensure the passenger is holding a valid visa for travel.

“OK to Board” requirement is mandated by the Air Lines operating from or via Gulf Countries. Immigration and Embassies doesn't require or provide “OK to Board”

“OK to Board” approval is meant for or required for the citizens of India, Bangladesh, Pakistan or Sri Lanka when they are traveling from these countries.

If you do not have “OK to Board” message updated in you flight booking , you may be denied boarding. You can contact us to get the Ok To Board (email : This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it whats up number 9663380969 (charges applicable)

Important Note: OK To Board requirement is different for every airline and every type of visa . To avoid confusion or issues at the time of travel , we recommend proper consultation on OK To Board. For consultation, you can contact us through whats up on 9663380969 or email us on This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .(Consulting Fee of RS : 50)

Documents required for OTB(OK To Board)

  1. Visa
  2. Ticket
  3. Passport copy
What is the  Cost of OK To Board.
(OTB)OK To Board Rates
Dubai or UAE OTB Rate QATAR OTB Rate BAHRAIN OTB Rate
SPICE JET : Rs 500 INDIGO: Rs 700 AIR INDIA:  Rs 950
VISTARA: Rs 550 AIR INDIA: Rs 100 AI EXPRESS: Rs 950
INDIGO: Rs 550 AI EXPRESS: Rs 700 GULF AIR : Rs 950
AIR ARABIA:RS 550 SRILANKAN : Rs 250 OMAN AIR : Rs 950
GO AIR: Rs 550 QATAR AIR: 950
AIR INDIA:Rs 450 OMAN OTB Rate
EXPRESS:Rs 450 AIR INDIA: Rs 700 CYPRUS OTB Rate
GULF AIR: 250 AI EXPRESS: Rs 700 GULF AIR : Rs 560
EMIRATES:250 INDIGO: Rs 800 SPICE JET : RS  700
JET AIRWAYS :250 SPICE JET: Rs 800
SRILANKAN: 250
Important Note:
GST charges are extra on above rates
Extra Charges applicable for Holidays' & Urgent Request
Processing time is  10 to 12 working Hours
How to Get Ok To Board

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List of countries require Ok To Board (When you travel with paper visa)

  1. UAE,
  2. Kuwait,
  3. Bahrain,
  4. Oman
  5. Qatar
  6. Cyprus
  7. Jordan

Who requires OTB?(OK To Board)

“OK to Board” approval is required (only) for citizens of India, Bangladesh, Pakistan or Sri Lanka when they are traveling from these countries.

Is this Ok To Board process is same for All Airline ?

Not the same . OK To Board requirement is different for every airline, country and types of visas.

U.A.E Ok To Board for Indian Passport Holders

‘OK to Board’ message is required for the following categories of travellers;

  • All passenger travelling on Spice Jet,Air Arabia,Fly Dubai, Kuwait Airways,Gulf Air, Oman Air, SriLankan Airlines
  • Passengers holding  'Emigration Check Required' status passport and travelling on Indigo Airlines, Air India India, Air India Express, Emirates and Etihad

OK to Board’ message is NOT required for the following categories of travellers;

  • Travellers'  having visa stamped in their passport
  • Passengers' using “Visa On Arrival” facility(ECR passport holders are eligible )
  • Passengers' travelling on Indigo Airlines , Air India India, Air India Express, Emirates and Etihad with ECNR (Emigration Check Not Required) passport
  • Passengers' travelling on Jet Air Airways(currently stopped the service)

Qatar Ok To Board for Indian Passport Holders

‘OK to Board’ message is required for the following categories of travellers;

  • Passengers' holding Work Visa and travelling on on Indigo Airlines , Air India India, Air India Express and Oman Air
  • Passengers' travelling on Oman Air,Spice Jet Air, SriLankan Airlines
  • Passengers' holding  'Emigration Check Required' status passport and travelling on on Indigo Airlines , Air India India and Air India Express.

OK to Board’ message is NOT required for the following categories of travellers;

  • Travellers' having visa tamped in their passport.
  • Passengers' using “Visa On Arrival” facility (ECR passport holders are eligible )
  • Passengers' holding visit visa and  travelling on Indigo Airlines , Air India India, Air India Express with Emigration Check Not Required status passport
  • Passengers' travelling on Jet Air Airways and Qatar Airways

Oman Ok To Board for Indian Passport Holders

‘OK to Board’ message is required for the following categories of travellers;

  • Passenger' holding work and visit visa travelling on Spice Jet and Indigo Airlines.
  • Passengers' holding Work Visa and travelling on Air India India and Air India Express
  • Passengers' holding photo copy of visa and travelling on Oman Air.

OK to Board’ message is NOT required for the following categories of travellers;

  • Travellers' holding original paper visa (received from Oman through post or courier)
  • E visa holders when they are travelling on Oman Air, jet Air ways

If you are holding photo copy of the visa , visa sponsor must deposit original visa at the Muscut Air port and get the OK To Board from the respective Airline Office in Muscut

Cyprus Ok To Board process for Indian Passport Holders

If you are holding a paper visa to Cyprus and travelling on middle east based airlines , you may require Ok to Board .We can arrange Ok to Board for the passengers travelling on Gulf Air and Spice Jet

List Of Airlines require Ok To Board

  • Air India (if you are holding ECR (Emigration Check Required) passport)
  • Air India Express (if you are holding ECR (Emigration Check Required) passport)
  • Indigo
  • Emirates (if you are holding ECR (Emigration Check Required) passport)
  • Spice Jet
  • Air Arabia
  • Gulf Air
  • Oman Air
  • Qatar Airways
  • Kuwait Airways
  • Sri Lankan Air
  • Etihad Airways
  • Hahn Air
  • flydubai
  • Jet Airways(if you are travelling from Trivandrum, Cochin, Calicut,)
(exemption available for few Airlines ,few Air ports and for those who holds E.C.N.R passport)

Time taken to get the Ok To board confirmation-

One working day

Important Note:

OK To Board requirement is different for every airline,every visa and for every air port . To avoid confusion or issues at the time of travel , we recommend to get the proper consultation on OK To Board by paying the nominal Consulting Fee of RS : 50. You can contact us on 9663380969 or 9846620007 or email us on This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

OTB (OK To Board) requirement may change as per the airline rules/regulation/ discretion.

If you are travelling for employment or long-term visa and holds an E.C.R passport, Indian emigration will not allow you to travel, unless you get P.O.E. clearance  or E.C.N.R. passport.

 

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