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Advanced Passenger Information System (APIS)
Beginning May 18, 2009, private aircraft pilots must adhere to the requirements of the Advance Information on Private Aircraft Arriving and Departing the United States Final Rule.

- Message Regarding Enhancements to the eAPIS Web Portal
- 08/10/2010

Based on feedback from eAPIS users, eAPIS enhancements have been implemented which will allow the user to access previously submitted manifests. These manifests can be used as templates to submit new manifests or saved for future use.
Message Regarding Enhancements to the eAPIS Web Portal  - pdf versionpdf - 22 KB.
- Private Air APIS CBP-Approved Service Providers
- 05/07/2011

This list is provided to assist private aircraft pilots who wish to transmit notice of arrival and/or departure and traveler manifest information electronically to CBP through an approved service provider. All companies that successfully completed testing with CBP, and requested to be included, are listed. Regular updates will be made as new providers are added.

For Accessibility Information: OFO508CONTACT@cbp.dhs.gov
Private Air APIS CBP-Approved Service Providers - pdf versionpdf - 34 KB.
- eAPIS Private Aviation Online Tutorialfeatured see also (offsite link)
This tutorial can be used by private pilots or their designees for information on how to use the eAPIS Online Transmission System. It provides users with information that aligns with the Final Rule on Advance Information on Private Aircraft Arriving and Departing the United States. Instructional modules include how to request an account, create a notice of arrival and/or departure, upload a manifest, and more.
- eAPIS Private Online Tutorial (508 Compliant Version)featured see also (offsite link)
This is a Section 508 compliant version of the tutorial can be used by private pilots or their designees for information on how to use the eAPIS Online Transmission System. It provides users with information that aligns with the Final Rule on Advance Information on Private Aircraft Arriving and Departing the United States. Instructional modules include how to request an account, create a notice of arrival and/or departure, upload a manifest, and more.
- CBP Private Air APIS Business Rules Guide
- 03/30/2009

This Business Rules document provides guidance to third-party developers who wish to create applications based on the Electronic Advance Passenger Information System (eAPIS) Extensible Markup Language (XML) schema or individual users who wish to utilize the versatility afforded by the XML schema submission method.

For Accessibility Information: OFO508CONTACT@cbp.dhs.gov
CBP Private Air APIS Business Rules Guide - pdf versionpdf - 348 KB.
- Private Aircraft APIS Final Rulefeatured see also (offsite link)
11/18/2008

The Advance Information on Private Aircraft Arriving and Departing the United States Final Rule requires that pilots of private aircraft (or their designees) transmit notices of arrival and/or departure and traveler manifest information to CBP electronically a minimum of 60 minutes prior to departure through eAPIS or another CBP-approved electronic data interchange system.
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 Preclearance from Shannon, Ireland
 Private Aircraft Operations
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eAPIS Private Aviation Online Tutorial
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 Private Aircraft APIS Final Rule

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