Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What is the No Fly List?
A: The No Fly List is a secretive list of names of individuals maintained by the United States Government who are prohibited from flying in the United States. Read mroe about the No Fly List on Wikipedia.

Q: What if my name is on the No Fly List?
A: You can’t fly on a commercial airplane in the United States.

Q: How do I remove my name from the No Fly List?
A: You should contact the Transportation Security Administration.

Q: How long has my name been on the No Fly List?
A: We are not able to provide you with that information at this time.

Q: Is this website affiliated with the TSA or other United States Government agency or airline?
A: No, The No Fly List Check ( is a privately owned website that is not affiliated with the TSA or the United States Government or any government agency or airline. We do not have access to the United States Government’s No Fly List. We did not create the United States Government’s No Fly List. Nor do we manage it. We can not modify or make changes to entries in the United States Government’s No Fly List. Please do not ask this, your request will be ignored.

Q: Is the Data found on accurate?
A: The data (“the Data”) displayed herein is provided “as is” with no warranty whatsoever, neither express nor implied, and no claims are made regarding its accuracy, veracity, or suitability. Inclusion of persons in the Data does not imply or allege their participation in terrorist or criminal activities. The Data is intended to be used for reference purposes only, and should not be relied upon as the sole determining factor of an individual’s participation or non-participation in terrorist activities. All persons are presumed innocent until proven otherwise. By using this web site you agree to release from liability and hold harmless the NOFLYLISTCHECK.ORG, its owners, principals, employees and affiliates for any errors, inaccuracies or omissions in the Data. The NOFLYLISTCHECK.ORG website is an independent, non-government organization and is in no way affiliated with any branch of any government, corporation, individual or other entity, whether real or imaginary.

The Data found on is to be used for novelty and/or reference purposes only. This website was written as a parody, and is not a real business. All submissions, emails, and correspondence and/or any Data searched/submitted/obtained from this site will be considered to be of public domain, and will be posted online for all to see. We are not a real company, and do not provide real services of any kind.

Q: Can I buy a gun if my name is on the No Fly List?
A: Currently, the United States Government has no restrictions on purchasing of firearms if your name appears on the No Fly List.

Q: Is my name on the No Fly List?
A: There are several No Fly Lists available. Please check our No Fly List Check Home page for more information and guidance on checking with the appropriate sources.

Q: What is the criteria for the No Fly List?
A: The United States Government and DHS does not provide a list or criteria of what qualifies or disqualifies a name from appearing on the No Fly List.

Q: Have there been any No Fly List lawsuits?
A: Yes, in 2010 approximately 13 U.S. citizens and permanent residents along with the help of the ACLU, filed a lawsuit challenging the government’s secretive No Fly List. Some of the plaintiffs included U.S. military veterans who were never told why they were on the list. In 2014 the court ruled that the government’s system for challenging a name being included on the No Fly List is unconstitutional. Learn more about Latif, et al. v. Holder, et al.

Q: Is there a way to getting off the No Fly List?
A: According to a recent court ruling, you may have additional options to challenge the inclusion of your name on the No Fly List. Please contact the United States Government, the OFAC or the DHS for assistance with getting off the No Fly List.