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About APPS and PNR

The Lao PDR Immigration requires the APP and PNR Data in the Ministry of Public Works and Transport...

About APPS and PNR

The Lao PDR Immigration requires the APP and PNR Data in the Ministry of Public Works and Transport...
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What does PNR means?

The generic name given to records created by the airlines for each flight a passenger booking...

What does PNR means?

The generic name given to records created by the airlines for each flight a passenger booking...
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What does APPS means?

Automated pre-screening by the Immigration Police Department of passengers and crew of travelling...

What does APPS means?

Automated pre-screening by the Immigration Police Department of passengers and crew of travelling...
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Available Airport

Wattay International Airport
Pakse International Airport
Savannakhet International Airport...

Available Airport

Wattay International Airport
Pakse International Airport
Savannakhet International Airport...
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About Benefits

  • Airport Authorities receive real-time data for immediate risk analysis at passenger check-in
  • Data received contains more details than is currently available from the Traveller manifest
  • Statistical data can be used for planning and managing of resources at check-in counters
  • APP increases the effectiveness of airport security
  • If a Traveller is not allowed in country, knowing this before they embark, can save Airlines the costs of repatriating them
  • Reduces time spent going through Immigration and Customs channels for bona fides Travellers
  • Increases safety and confidence of travelling public on aircraft and at the airports
  • Immigration officers have more time to check all information about Travellers
  • Reduces recording time at the check-in channel
  • Can develop additional systems that compare APP data with information provided be existing internal systems
  • Does pre-screening of Travellers and finds people who are prohibited from entering the country or are on a Watch list
  • To expedite processing of legitimate Travellers
  • To enable effective border controls and strengthening Customs control
  • Allows other agencies to access information to enhance the work of their own agencies (e.g. Police, Tourism Authority, etc.)

Air Carrier Scope and Legal Obligations

  • In accordance with Letter Notice Ref. No.2959 dated on 30st September A.D.2019, subjected the Rule and Liability for Person, Juristic Person and other relevant sectors on the requirement for Advance Passenger Processing and Passenger Name Record for Pre-Screening of Air Passengers.
  • The required APP and PNR data are transmitted by the air carriers to the Laos Immigration system.
  • The Government Directive requires the owners and/or air operators, including aircraft operated by scheduled and unscheduled airlines, air charters and general aviation operators, arriving, leaving or transiting through Lao PDR, to provide advanced passenger processing (APP) and passenger name records (PNR) to the Laos Immigration.

Air Carrier Documents and download

APP Technical Bulletin

PNR Implementation Guide

Air Carrier Apply for AIRLINE PORTAL System

The Laos Immigration requires the information provided via this Portal in order to assess passengers and crew for the risk they may present in relation to a range of DCAL notice. The information provided via this site may be disclosed to Laos Immigration and Government Authorities as part of this assessment. All Parties are committed to maintain the data privacy of the traveler information and use the data only for purposes authorized by the government.

The Airline Portal will be available for airlines to register and submit APP&PNR data on 14 January 2020.

Traveller Data Collection

  • Air Carriers are required to provide and electronically transfer Traveler Data of a flight to process depart from, arrive to or transit through any international airports in the Lao People’s Democratic Republic on all flights within Laos Immigration territory.
  • All Parties are committed to maintain the data privacy of the traveler information and use the data only for purposes authorized by the government.

Activities Airline Briefing on Lao PDR APPS and PNR

Location : Meeting Room No.01 of Airport of Lao, Ministry of Public Works and Transport
Date :        October 16, 2019
Time :       09.00 am – 12.00 pm

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