Verified to fly

Make sure you’re

Verified to Fly

Get Verified to Fly to make travelling simpler. We’ll check your COVID-19 documents before you go so you can arrive at the airport with total peace of mind. See the COVID-19 requirements for your trip from seven days before, then upload your documents between 72 and two hours before your flight. You’ll see the gold button as soon as you can upload.

Get started

Enter your flight details to get started, then follow the steps below.

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From seven days before you fly …

Check the COVID-19 requirements for your trip. You can’t upload anything yet.

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Between 72 –two hours before you fly …

You’ll see the gold upload button – you can now upload your documents to get Verified to Fly.

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From 30 hours before you fly …

Check in online. You can download your boarding pass when you’ve been Verified to Fly.

Why get Verified to Fly?

Total peace of mind

Feel confident knowing you’ve met the COVID-19 requirements for your trip.

Fast track at the airport

When you’ve been Verified to Fly, head to our dedicated desks at the airport.

Less paperwork

Get your COVID-19 document checks out of the way before you go.

How does it work? 

Verified to Fly is available when you travel on any Etihad Airways flight worldwide, excluding flights to China.

Simply enter your flight details above to check the COVID-19 requirements for you trip, then return here from 72 hours before you fly to upload your documents.

When you’ve been Verified to Fly, you’ll be set to go, subject to presenting a valid passport and visa at check-in.

With all COVID-19 checks out of the way, you can fast track straight to our Verified to Fly desks when you arrive at the airport.

You’ll automatically be Verified to Fly if you’re flying to Bahrain, Greece, Ireland, Kuwait, Switzerland or the UK.

You must have a confirmed booking to use Verified to Fly. If you haven’t been Verified to Fly in time for your flight, please make your way to the airport as usual.

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Travel regulations

Please check the travel regulations carefully before you fly to understand the visa, entry, testing and quarantine requirements for your destination – you may be denied boarding at the airport otherwise, even if you’ve been Verified to Fly.