Advance Passenger Information
What is Advance Passenger Information?
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (Bureau of Customs and Border Protection) requires certain Advance Information about all passengers including infants travelling to and/or from the USA.
Airlines must have this information before passengers can be checked in for flights to and/or from the USA.
Passengers who refuse to supply this information may be restricted from entering the country by the country's immigration department.
The Information required for each passenger is:
- First Name (as on passport)
- Family Name (as on passport)
- Date of Birth
- Passport Number
- Passport Country
- Expiry Date of Passport
- Country of Residence
- Redress Number if applicable
- Alien Registration or Permanent Resident Card Number if applicable
- Address while in USA if you are not a US passport holder or a landed US resident
Who is required to submit Advance Passenger Information?
All passengers including infants must provide the information if the itinerary includes travel to and/or from the USA.
How do I add Advance Passenger Information to my booking?
1. Retrieve your Booking
You must fill in the required information correctly in order to retrieve your booking.
- Booking Reference: Unique identifier containing a series of six alpha and numeric characters, which can be found on your Email Confirmation.
- Departing From: Departure city for your outward itinerary
- Arriving At: Arrival city for your outward itinerary
- Email Address: Email address used when making your booking
If you are sure that your booking details are correct, press "Advance Passenger Information" button at the bottom of the page.
Advance Passenger Information is required if your itinerary includes travel to and/or from the USA.
Passenger information can be added to your booking on the Aer Lingus website up to 1 hour in advance of the first flight on your itinerary.
If you wish to add Advance Passenger Information to bookings made with our call centre, a travel agent or other airline, please click on 'Bookings made with our call centre, a travel agent or other airline' link at top of the page.
You need to fill in the following information of the current flight you are due to travel with Aer Lingus. You cannot use information from any past or previously travelled flights.
- Booking Reference
- Passenger First Name
- Passenger Last Name
- Departing From
- Arriving At
- Departure Date
- Flight Number
2. Advance Passenger Information
You must select which category each passenger belongs to from the options provided.
- US Passport Holder:
If you are a US passport holder, click on a circle in US Passport Holder column.
- Landed US Resident:
If you are a permanent landed US resident (Alien Registration or Permanent Resident Cardholder), click on a circle in Landed US Resident column.
- Non-US Resident:
If you are not a US resident, click on a circle in Non-US Resident column.
Please note: that passengers who refuse to supply this information may be restricted from entering the country by the country's immigration department.
3. Input Your Passenger Information
This is where you fill in details for each passenger.
If you are a US passport holder, you must provide:
1) your passport details and 2) your country of residence
If you are a landed US resident, you must provide: 1) your passport details, 2) your country of residence and 3) alien registration or permanent resident card number.
If you are not a US resident, you must provide: 1) your passport details, 2) your country of residence and 3) address while in the USA.
Required fields are marked with an asterisk (*) and must be completed to proceed.
4. Approve Your Passenger Information
This is where a summary of the passenger information is displayed.
Ensure that all your details are correct.
If you have made a mistake, use the 'Back To Previous' button to return to the 'Input Your Passenger Information' page and correct the details.
Before you confirm your details, you must tick the box to approve that the information you provided is correct and complete.
Please wait a few moments to allow this transaction to go through.
5. Advance Passenger Information Confirmation
The confirmation page confirms all of your details and that your Advance Passenger Information has been added to your booking successfully.
We recommend that you print this page and keep it for your records.