Emirates check in


When you book a flight with Emirates, besides checking-in at the airport you have options for online check-in and self-service check-in and home check-in which are only available in Dubai.

Emirates Online check in Process


Online check-in is available for the people who have an e-ticket. You can check in from your from or from your computer by visiting www.emirates.com and print your boarding pass. You can also get your boarding pass sent to your mobile. For online check-in, you need to check-in 48 hours to 90 minutes before the departure. While checking-in you can select your favorite or preferred seat and also choose your meals or upgrade your flight last minute. However, you still need to visit the check-in counter to get your documents verified and boarding pass. Online check-in is only available if your first flight in the itinerary is booked with Emirates. When you check-in online first you visit the check-in on the website and enter your surname and booking reference to initiate the check-in process. Then you select the passengers you would check-in with which must not be more than 9. You may also be asked to enter the advanced passenger information during the check-in process if required by the destination country. Then you have the option to change your seat or add any missing Emirates Skywards numbers before finalizing your check-in. After completing the check-in process you will be issued a boarding pass for each passenger which you can print and carry to the airport. Due to coronavirus, the Airlines may have to change your seat before the departure but if you have paid for selecting a particular seat you can ask for a refund.


Emirates Airport check in


You can also check-in at the airport for which you have to reach the check-in counters 3 hours prior to the departure. The passengers must reach the check-in counter no later than 90 minutes prior to the departure and through the security 60 minutes before the departure. As boarding starts 45 minutes before the departure and the gates close 20 minutes prior to the departure and if you are late, Emirates won’t let you board the flight. During busy travel periods, the passengers must reach the airports a few hours before the departure as the queues may be longer. As per the current situation due to coronavirus, if you still have to visit the check-in counter you have to follow the social distancing rules implemented by the airlines. Also, all the staff wears personal protective equipment(PPE) kits to ensure the safety of the customers as well as the staff members.


A new way to check in


Now Emirates has introduced the world’s first integrated “biometric path” in Dubai International Airport. It is a mix of facial and iris recognition. The travelers can now check-in, complete immigration formalities, enter Emirates lounge, board the flights by simply walking through the airport. The latest technology has been installed at Terminal 3 of Dubai International Airport. It will enhance customer experience, save time, and limit physical contact with others.