Sherpa - Visa and Travel Restrictions API

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🆕 Travel Restrictions & Safety

Notify travellers about travel restrictions, safety procedures and documentation requirements using the Sherpa APIs.

Help passengers plan their trip effectively. Provide information about travel advisories, restrictions, and procedures of a country. Notify passenger with meaningful, up-to-date messages at every stage of the Travel Journey. Present relevant information that delivers exactly what your customers need in the exact moment they need it.

What information is available?

Country Information
Many countries and regions have imposed travel bans and restrictions on who can enter or exit. The entry/exit advisory provides an up-to-date border openness status of the RegionRegion - In Sherpa's API, a region can be a country or geographic region, and is usually represented by an ISO2 or ISO3 Country Code..
Learn more about countries

Restrictions
Restrictions are used to describe policies imposed by a country, region, airline or airport that prevent certain groups of people from travelling.
Learn more about restrictions

Procedures
Procedures are used to describe medical, health, safety or other procedure that is imposed by a government, an airline or an airport.
Learn more about procedures

Electronic Visa availability
Some countries have temporarily restricted or suspended their eVisa programs.
Learn more about status

Directionality
Procedures & restrictions include a directionality indicator so that you can tell at a glance whether a country is loosening or tightening border restrictions.
Learn more about directionality in procedures and restrictions.

Document Links
If additional documentation is required, a link to the related form is provided.
Learn more about document links related to procedures and restrictions.

Where do we get the data?

Our data is gathered from various trusted sources. Most of the information comes directly from Government Website, Travel Organizations & Services.

Source Examples:

How often is information updated?

Data refresh rates depend on the data itself and vary from hours to a month. Data that is time-sensitive like advisories and restrictions is more frequently refreshed than other information.

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Restrictions and procedures in the response include details about the source of information, when it was last checked and updated.

Type of queries

It is important to present relevant information to users during the travel journey. To facilitate the process, we've added helpful ways to query the data.

QueriesDescriptionStatus
All countries, single country or multiple countriesGet advisories, restrictions, and procedures for a country or list of countries.In Effect
continentGet advisory, restrictions, and procedures of countries on a continentIn Effect
travelHistoryGet advisory, restrictions, and procedures of a country, taking into account the passengers Travel History.In Effect
airportGet procedures and restrictions introduced by an airport.Coming soon
airlineGet procedures and restrictions introduced by an airline.Coming soon
state, provinceGet procedures and restrictions introduced by a state or province.Coming soon

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Country codes

Information for a country can be queried by using ISO2 or ISO3 Country Codes)

API Reference

Access the collection via Postman.
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Compliance

Our API specification complies with the Open API standard, identified by IATA as the best practice for the airline industry.

Support

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Updated about a month ago



🆕 Travel Restrictions & Safety


Notify travellers about travel restrictions, safety procedures and documentation requirements using the Sherpa APIs.

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