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iBorders® TravelAuthorization

Pre-departure travel authorization system

Overview

The best way to reduce congestion, improve border security and lower the cost of processing inadmissible persons is to prevent these persons from reaching your border in the first place.

SITA’s iBorders® TravelAuthorization provides pre-departure travel authorization, effectively exporting border control to the country of departure.

Using interactive advanced passenger information (i-API), as well as electronic travel authorizations (ETAs) and visas, iBorders TravelAuthorization pre-screens travelers as early as when they first make their travel plans. It expedites the processing of visitors at the border by preventing unwanted travelers from ever reaching it.

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200+ million passengers per year pre-approved using iBorders TravelAuthorization

How it works

iBorders TravelAuthorization is a complete solution for pre-departure travel authorization.

It includes a full e-visa issuance and management system, as well as the ability to issue electronic travel authorizations (ETAs) that make a traveler-friendly visa substitute  possible for visitors from visa-waiver countries.

The real-time denial of boarding functionality ensures all last-minute checks are in order prior to authorizing the airline to board the passenger.

Access is available through the internet for traveler self-service or through existing airline and travel agency systems, thus providing seamless integration with existing travel industry processes.

Integration with existing government databases and watch lists via other iBorders® modules ensures that admissibility decisions are always based on the latest and most accurate risk assessment data.

iBorders® TravelAuthorization

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Your benefits

By exporting the border to the country of origin, iBorders TravelAuthorization allows governments to authorize travel on a passenger-by-passenger basis – well in advance of departure. This enhances security at the border while reducing costs and resource drain of processing inadmissible travelers at the border.

Other benefits

  • Increased convenience and facilitation of passengers
  • Covers all traveler populations – visas, visa-waiver countries, residents, citizens

 

SITA Global Services

This product is supported by SITA Global Services (SGS) which provides global business continuity through a flexible service model. Our monitoring service ensures IT systems are reliable and available, around the clock and around the world.

Our experts proactively monitor infrastructure, identifying and resolving problems often before they impact services.

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iBorders TravelAuthorization Use cases
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200+ million passengers per year pre-approved using iBorders TravelAuthorization

  • In the face of growing threats, it is vital that government agencies have the very best information and intelligence as early as possible to tackle the challenges of border security. Pre-travel authorization allows border authorities to process travelers in advance of travel and prevent unauthorized persons from making their journey in the first place.

     

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Exporting the border

One way to increase security without increasing waiting lines is pre-travel authorization, to process travelers in advance of travel and prevent unauthorized persons from actually making their journey...
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Use cases

iBorders Interaction

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Identify risks earlier in the journey and speed up the arrivals and departures process for the vast majority of legitimate travelers.
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Use cases

iBorders TravelAuthorization

pdf - 189 kb
Pre-approve travel for visitors early in the travel process, ensuring illegal migrants, criminals and other unwanted visitors never reach your border.
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