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"Ok to Board"???

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"Ok to Board"???

Just after booking a flight in the last minute I've learned that beside visa one needs "ok to board" stamp in order to get into flight. I am flying from Bombay and not sure if that aplies for tourists as well and does it metter which nationality you are?

Is it possible to board the flight without obtaining "ok to board" stamp?

Thank you!!!!

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1. Re: "Ok to Board"???

I've never heard of an OK to board stamp for any flight, let alone one specific for Dubai.

However, I will make a massive assumption and assume it is the stamp that check in people put on the system to issue a boarding card and for that you only need to show up and produce a passport

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2. Re: "Ok to Board"???

Latimer is wrong.

An OK to board is required for certain countries. I know that it's required for travelers from Pakistan for sure, and perhaps for India as well.

It's stamped by a travel agent on the visa copy you'll be using for departing from your country. The basic purpose is to avoid "fake" visa copies used for leaving the home country (and later getting stuck up at your destination).

by The Pied Piper (http://www.thejaywalker.net)

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