Every country listing comprises of seven sections, and a few sub-sections. In comparison with Timatic, there are small alterations like (the ordering of sub-sections). The Full Text replies are taken back for TIDFT commands, or through the Menu/Keywords.
From the Visa (VI) section, there are two subsections that have been withdrawn. The Re-Entry Permit (RP), and the Exit Permit (EP).
Below is a list of seven sections and subsections, with freshly added access codes for subsections, highlighted in bold. The section and subsection are codes which appear in brackets:
The document explains to the users the latest Timatic software development and Timatic structure.
A redeveloped Timatic is to ensure the consistency making it simpler for check-in agents to understand the answers given, since the relevant details will consistently be shown in the same sequence and place.
Timatic database contains information retrievable by query response transactions. Possible types of queries are:
This query returns an entire, up-to-date display of the subject requested. This subject could be described by country and section and/ or subsection. (Shall be explained separately)
This query returns a tailor-made response to an itinerary-specific query, based on passenger’s nationality, destination and embarkation points, transit, and country (ies) stayed in the last 6 days. Health information is a section of Specific Database. Can be seen in the pdf document.
Miscellaneous queries comprise of News, Rules (“Terms & Definitions”) Group lists and City/Country code tables.