JAL Touch & Go boarding (no need to check-in)

Touch & Go,
board domestic flight without check-in

Learn about how to board JAL domestic flights
with JAL Touch & Go boarding flow.
Web or airport check-in is no more required.

Boarding JAL domestic flight in Japan is simple and quick. Just scan your 2D barcode or IC card at the security checkpoint and boarding gate to fly. This is JAL's smart and innovative Touch & Go boarding.

3 simple steps to board domestic flight

  1. Prepare for boarding
  2. Go straight to security checkpoint
  3. Pass through the boarding gate

STEP1Prepare for boarding

Book flight, purchase ticket, select seat

After you book the domestic flight, purchase the ticket and select the seat, you will see a "Touch&Go" icon in the Passenger-boarding information section on the Booking Details page. This indicates you may use JAL Touch & Go boarding.

If you have not selected your seat

You may access to your domestic flight booking from below and select your seat.

  • If only "Check-in KIOSK" icon is shown
    It indicates the conditions of using JAL Touch & Go boarding are not fulfilled.

    For example,
    If you have not selected your seat, Touch & Go boarding will not be applicable. Once your seats have been selected, the "Check-in KIOSK" icon will change to "Touch&Go".

What you need to bring for boarding

Please have one of the following items (2D barcode for your flight or your JMB card/JALCARD) on hand.

For JMB members

JMB card or JALCARD with IC function

Simply tap your JMB card or JALCARD for boarding.

The printout of 2D barcode
(e-ticket itinerary/receipt)

2D barcode (e-ticket itinerary/receipt) issued at the ticket counter

For non-JMB members

The printout of 2D barcode
(e-ticket itinerary/receipt)

2D barcode (e-ticket itinerary/receipt) issued at the ticket counter

  • Other options (available on Japanese website only)
    2D barcode obtained from mobile site

    Obtain the 2D barcode on the Booking Details page after completing your flight reservation, ticket purchase and seat selection.

    JAL Touch & Go app
    • Android
    • Osaifu-Keitai

    This app is integrated with Osaifu-Keitai® function. Once the app is set up, you may use the app even if the Smartphone is turned off.

    • *Osaifu-Keitai® is a registered trademark of NTT DOCOMO, INC
    • *Available for JMB members only
    Wallet (Passbook)
    • iOS

    Save and manage the 2D barcode pass on iPhone Wallet (Passbook) app.

    QuiC Navi app
    • iOS
    • Android

    You may check your domestic flight booking and travel information with this app.

    • *Available for JMB members only
How to get the 2D barcode (e-ticket itinerary/receipt)

The 2D barcode can be printed out from the Booking Details page. You may access to your domestic flight booking via JMB member login or entering your Reservation Number.

View domestic flight booking
How to print the 2D barcode (e-ticket itinerary/receipt)

Select the Print e-ticket itinerary/receipt button on the Booking Details page.

Choose the passenger name and select the Print button.

  • *If you have already obtained the e-ticket itinerary/receipt from the ticket counter (city/airport) or travel agent, it is not necessary to print again.
  • *One barcode is issued for one passenger. The barcode is non-transferable.
  • *JMB members may also print out the 2D barcode.
  • *It is not necessary to reacquire the 2D barcode even the booking is changed.
    However, to ensure that the most up-to-date information is shown, we recommend reacquiring one with the latest itinerary before departure.
  • If you are connecting between domestic flights

    Even you are connecting from a domestic flight to another domestic flight, you may use JAL Touch & Go boarding. Your connecting flight information will be also listed on the Boarding Information Slip issued at the security checkpoint. Please go straight to the boarding gate of your connecting flight at the airport, and scan/tap the same item used at the departure airport for boarding.

    For JMB members

    You may use Touch & Go boarding regardless of whether your flight reservation record for the connecting flight is separate or not.
    Touch & Go is not available in the following cases. Please notify the departure gate staff at least 15 minutes prior to the departure time of your connecting flight.

    • If the reservation includes a child at the age of 7 or below, and the reservation record for the connecting flight is separate.
    • If using a certain connecting flight departing from the Okinawa islands and the reservation record for the connecting flight is separate.
      • *The following JTA flights make technical stops for refueling. (Passengers are required to deplane with any carry-on baggage during the refueling operation.)
        Kumejima to Tokyo (Haneda) - refueling at Naha (seasonal flight)
    • If you have more than one bookings for connecting flights departing from the same airport on the same day.
    For non-JMB members

    To use Touch & Go boarding, please make sure to include your connecting flight within the same reservation record.

STEP2Go straight to the security checkpoint at airport

No additional web or airport check-in procedure is required for boarding JAL domestic flight.
Simply walk through to board your flight if STEP 1 (flight booking, ticket purchase and seat selection) has been completed in advance.
After arriving at the airport, walk through to the security checkpoint. It's not necessary to stop by the check-in counter.

Scan your 2D barcode or tap your IC card (JMB card/JALCARD) over the reader at the security checkpoint to receive the Boarding Information Slip. Boarding information including flight number, seat number and boarding gate will be printed on the slip.

Boarding Information Slip (image)
If you have baggage to check in

Please check in your baggage at the airport counter before proceeding to the security checkpoint.
Please check the rules for what you can carry into the aircraft beforehand.

Carry-on baggage

If you need a receipt

Receipt can be obtained through JAL website, or the Self service check-in and ticketing KIOSK at the airport.
After issuing the receipt from the Self service check-in and ticketing KIOSK, you may proceed to the security checkpoint for boarding.

How to display receipt online

Receipt issuance

  • *For smoother scanning, please ensure no fold over the 2D barcode (e-ticket itinerary/receipt) on the printout.
  • *To re-enter the security checkpoint, please present the Boarding Information Slip that you received upon your first security check.
  • *Touch & Go boarding is not available at some airports or specific boarding gates.
  • *Passengers who arrive at the security checkpoint less than 15 minutes before departure time may not be accepted for boarding.

STEP3Pass through the boarding gate

Please scan/tap the same item at the security checkpoint and boarding gate.

For example,
if you scan the 2D barcode at the security checkpoint, but tap the IC card at the boarding gate, error will occur.

  • How can I use Touch & Go boarding if I am traveling with an infant?
    2D barcode for the infant will be printed on your Boarding Information Slip.

    For passenger traveling with an infant under the age of 3, the Boarding Information Slip printed out at the security checkpoint reader will contain a 2D barcode for the infant.Please scan the 2D barcode for the infant over the reader at boarding gate. (For adult passenger traveling together, please scan/tap the same item at the security checkpoint and boarding gate.)

  • *Passengers who arrive at the boarding gate less than 10 minutes before departure time may not be accepted for boarding.

Terms and conditions of
using Touch & Go boarding

Q&A about Touch & Go

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