The VIP APIS Gateway Concierge Service is a modular, template-driven data transformation solution for handling all common industry format platforms for quick and cost-effective implementation of national APIS programmes.

Advance Passenger Information Systems (APIS) are a widely used electronic data interchange systems that allow carriers to transmit traveller data to customs and border control agencies.

About APIS Gateway

  • A turnkey solution supported by the ICTS Concierge Team with more than 18 years of experience
  • Used by the UK Home Office as part of the E-borders scheme and currently connects with over 30 Governmental APIS schemes including UK Border Forces, USA DHS/CBP, Canada CATSA,CBS, CARICOM etc.
  • Provides submission core interfaces for all carrier and DCS/GDS data sources, supplies watchlist name matching using ICTS’ propriety fuzzy logic algorithm, and security ranking of travellers according to configurable risk profiles
  • Carrier dedicated section for monitoring data quality and manual upload of passenger manifests
  • Supports Trusted/Known traveller programmes.

Key Benefits

  • Data interfaces for all types of carrier system data sources
  • Authority data connection guaranteed to receive only valid transmissions
  • Web portal for system monitoring, alerts and carrier sufficiency reports
  • Business Intelligence and reporting platform
  • Configurable alerts via email/SMS for missed submissions, data quality alerts and other system events
  • Certification and On-boarding services until handover to authority personnel
  • Dedicated product manager and 24/7 support