Check-in by facial recognition

Please take "Face Express" called by facial  recognition,  the smooth and touchless boarding process at Haneda and Narita Airports.

Face Express

It is a check-in method using the facial recognition system.

Conventionally, it was necessary to present your passport and boarding pass to the staff many times to confirm your identity when you use international flights.

Face Express checks your passport against your face when you check in and registers your face information, therefore, it is not necessary to show your passport and boarding pass after that.

  • This service may not be available depending on flight conditions and other reasons.
    Please be aware that it is necessary to have your boarding pass and passport on hand in such cases.
  • Departure screening is not eligible for Face Express

Benefits of using Face Express

  • You will be able to pass through or process through facial recognition without repeatedly presenting your boarding pass or passport.
  • Touchless process is available to provide safe and secure travel to our customers.
  • Speed up your airport formalities with self check-in kiosk*, Self Baggage Drop and security checkpoint equipment with the facial recognition and automatic boarding gates.
  • There is exclusive lane at the security check point for passenger who have registered the facial information.
  • Only Narita Airport

The flow from arrival at the airport to boarding

Haneda Airport

STEP1

Arrived at Haneda Airport Terminal 3!!

This mark indicates the Face Express device!

STEP2

Please proceed to the JAL counter in the departure lobby on the third floor

STEP3

Completing the check-in procedure at self check-in kiosk

  • Obtain boarding pass and baggage tag by self check-in kiosk
    →Please put the baggage tag on your baggage by yourself.

Self check-in kiosk

STEP4

Register your face by Face Express registration machine or self baggage drop

Register your face by Face Express registration machine

  • Please take off your mask,sunglasses and hat before you start.
  • Facial recognition registration is available even if you have already checked your baggage.

Please proceed  to the Self Baggage Drop if you have check-in baggage

  • Turn your face to the camera and start facial recognition and Put your baggage in Self Baggage Drop. Follow the guidance to operate the system. The baggage goes through to complete the process.
  • Not necessary to show your boarding pass and passport during the process.

Baggage Check-in and register your face by self baggage drop

  • Please take off your mask,sunglasses and hat before you start.

STEP5

Boarding gate passes through facial recognition

Not necessary to show your boarding pass and passport!!

  • Facing the camera at the foot mark part for authentication

Narita Airport

STEP1

Arrived at Narita Airport Terminal 2!!

This mark indicates the Face Express device!

STEP2

Please proceed to counter K in the departure lobby on the third floor

STEP3

Check-in and register your face by self check-in kiosk

Check-in and register your face by self check-in kiosk.

  • Obtain boarding pass and baggage tag by self check-in kiosk
    →Please put the baggage tag on your baggage by yourself.
  • Register face details
  • Please take off your mask,sunglasses and hat before you start.
  • Facial recognition registration is also available when you have checked in online.

Please proceed  to the Self Baggage Drop if you have check-in baggage.

  • Put your baggage in Self Baggage Drop, turn your face to the camera, and start facial recognition.
    Baggage goes to check-in and receives the receipt.
  • Not necessary to show your boarding pass and passport during the process.

Register your face at self baggage drop

  • Please take off your mask,sunglasses and hat before you start.

STEP4

Passing security checkpoint through facial recognition

Not necessary to show your boarding pass and passport!!

  • Facing the camera at the foot mark part for authentication

STEP5

Boarding gate passes through facial recognition

Not necessary to show your boarding pass and passport!!

  • Facing the camera at the foot mark part for authentication

About use

No prior application is required and this service is free of charge.

  • Height 135 cm - 190 cm recommended
  • Registered face details information is automatically deleted within 24 hours.
  • This system service is provided by Tokyo International Airport (TIAT) and Narita International Airport (NAA).
  • Kindly note that Face Express may not be available at the counter or boarding gate.

Customers who may not be able to use this service

  1. Infant
  2. A third party is required to operate the terminal and pass through the gate for this service.
  3. I have already registered user data for separate flights on same day at Narita International Airport (NAA) and Tokyo International Airport (TIAT).
  4. Without valid IC passport
  5. Unable to recognize due to wearing a mask, sunglasses, or other accessories.
  6. If you do not meet the usage criteria for each procedure performed at the airport
  7. When the airport company that provides this service and our company judge that it is not suitable for using this service.