Sherpa - Visa and Travel Restrictions API

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Overview

Ease customers’ anxiety by informing them about COVID-19 travel restrictions, border control measures, and quarantine requirements.

Requirements API can returns information about travel restrictions using HTTP requests. Travel Restrictions are defined within this API as RestrictionRestriction - Policies imposed by a country, region, airline or airport that prevent certain groups of people to travel. and ProcedureProcedure - A process imposed by a government, airline or another stakeholder including Quarantine, COVID Testing, Health Declaration and others. and are available on CountryCountry - A country is a political state, nation, or controlled territory. It is usually represented by an ISO2 or ISO3 Code. and RegionRegion - An administrative divisions, including state, provinces, territories. administrative levels.

A convenience trips endpoint returns information about travel restrictions for a trip.

Basic Concepts

The following requests as are available:

  • Trips returns travel restrictions for a specified as described using a set of SegmentSegment - A part of a trip between two successive stops. A return trip consists of two segments..

  • Countries Information returns travel restrictions and procedures imposed by select country or countries.

  • Regions Information returns travel restrictions and procedures imposed by select region or regions.

  • Restrictions returns all or specific travel restriction.

  • Procedures returns all or specific travel procedure.

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Relationship

Each country has a number of administrative sub divisions which are represented by the Region resource in our API. Just like countries, a Region can have a series of Restrictions and Procedures bound to that specific region.

Where does the information come from?

Data is aggregated from various trusted sources. Most of the information comes directly from Government Website, Travel Organizations & Services.

Source Examples:

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Important

Response payloads always include details about the source and freshness of information.

How often is information updated

Data available via the API is synchronized with sherpa's internal database every hour. It is not recommended to cache the data for longer than an hour.

Open API

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

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Ease customers’ anxiety by informing them about COVID-19 travel restrictions, border control measures, and quarantine requirements.

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