Ok to board from India

An Ok to board approval from flydubai is mandatory for citizens of India travelling from Delhi.

The approval is required only if you have a paper visa or an electronic visa with the below conditions:

Tourist/visit visaOk to board required in case of ECR passports only
Employment/residence visaOk to board required irrespective of ECR/ECNR passports
Stamped visa/valid Emirates IDOk to board not required
Tourist/visit visaOk to board required in case of ECR passports only
residence visa
Ok to board required irrespective of ECR/ECNR passports
Stamped visa/
valid Emirates ID
Ok to board not required

When you've paid for your flydubai booking, you can contact one of the flydubai Travel Shops in the UAE or India to get the approval. Nominal charges will apply. The minimum time required to receive the approval is 48 hours.

You'll need the following documents to apply:

  • your original visa;
  • your passport copy;
  • your booking confirmation.


  • Return ticket must be booked when travelling on a tourist or visit visa.
  • Ok to board approval needs to be obtained before checking in online.
  • If you change your flight to a different date, a new Ok to board approval will need to be obtained.
  • If you are booked on an interline or codeshare flight with our partner airline, please send an email to fzoktb@flydubai.com to get your Ok to board approval.

It is your responsibility to get the approval prior to your departure and carry all the necessary documents including return ticket. Passengers arriving at the airport without an Ok to board approval will not be allowed to check in and board their flight. flydubai will not be responsible, if you are denied travel by the Immigration authorities due to missing or improper travel documents, and will not be liable for any losses you may incur as a result, including providing any refund of any amounts paid.

Please note: These requirements are subject to change by the Immigration authorities. For additional details please refer to https://boi.gov.in/content/encrecr or contact one of the flydubai Travel Shops in India.

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