Migration and Home Affairs

advance passenger information (API)

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Definition(s)

Information concerning the passengers whom carriers will transport to an authorised border crossing point through which these persons will enter the territory of an Schengen Member State, which carriers are obliged to transmit, by end of check-in, at the request of the authorities responsible for carrying out checks on persons at external borders.

Source(s)

Derived by EMN from Art.3 of Council Directive 2004/82/EC (Directive on the obligation of carriers to communicate passenger data)

Translations

  • BG: Предварителна информация за пътниците
  • CS: předem předané údaje o cestujících
  • DE: Vorabinformationen über die beförderte Person / Vorabdaten über die beförderte Person / Vorab-Passagier-Informationssystem
  • EL: εκ των προτέρων διαβίβασης στοιχείων σχετικά με επιβάτες
  • EN: advance passenger information (API)
  • ES: información anticipada del pasajero
  • ET: reisijate eelandmed
  • FI: lentomatkustajien ennakkotiedot / API-tiedot
  • FR: informations préalables sur les passagers
  • GA: Réamhfhaisnéis faoi Phaisinéirí
  • HU: előzetes utasinformáció
  • IT: informazioni anticipate sui passeggeri
  • LT: išankstinė informacija apie keleivius
  • LV: iepriekšēja pasažieru informācija
  • MT: informazzjoni antiċi-pata dwar il-passiġġieri
  • NL: vooraf te verstrekken passagiersgegevens
  • PT: Sistema Avançado de Informação sobre Passageiros
  • SK: vopred poskytované informácie o cestujúcich
  • SL: predhodni podatki o
    potniku
  • SV: förhandsuppgifter om passagerare
  • NO: Forhåndsvarsel om passasjerer (b);
    Førehandsvarsel om reisande (n)

Synonym(s)

  • advance passenger data
  • API
  • APIS
  • Advance Passenger
    Information System

Note(s)

This information comprises: the number and type of travel document used, nationality, full names, the date of birth, the border crossing point of entry into the territory of the Schengen Member States, mode of transport, departure and arrival time of the transportation, total number of passengers carried on that transport, the initial point of embarkation.