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Ok To Board or OTB Information

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What is Ok To Board(OTB)

Ok To Board (OTB) is a process of validating visa and updating the visa message in flight booking

List of countries require Ok To Board

  1. UAE,
  2. Kuwait,
  3. Bahrain,
  4. Oman(Sultanate of Oman)
  5. Qatar

Who requires OTB?(OK To Board)

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

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

Not same . OK To Board requirement and process is different for every airline,every country and for every air port

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,

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

What is the Charge for OK To Board Process.

  • UAE Ok To Board Charge: RS -650 for Spice Jet,Air Arabia,Air India, Air India Express,Fly Dubai, Kuwait Airways,Gulf Air.RS -750 for Indigo
  • Qatar Ok To Board Charge: RS-750 for Air India, Air India Express, RS -750 for Indigo Airline.
  • Oman Ok To Board Charge:RS -1100 for Indigo,Spice ,Air India, Air India Express.
  • Bahrain Ok To Board Charge: RS 1500
  • For other countries Ok To Board charge , please call us on 9663380969 or 9846620007.

Documents required for OTB(OK To Board)

  1. Visa
  2. Ticket
  3. Passport copy

How to Get Ok To Board Service

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 )

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-

Airlines generally takes at least 12 hrs to 48 hrs to update Ok To Board Message

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.

 

Contact Info

+91 9663380969
+91 9846620007

Email : visainfoemail@gmail.com

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# 51/14, Doddathoguru,
Godrej E City Entrance,
Electronic City,
Bangalore -560100

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