WestJet Check-in

How can I check in for my WestJet (WS) flight?

You may check-in for your WestJet (WS) flight with the following options:

  • Online check-in (Web check-in)
  • Mobile check-in
  • Self-service kiosk check-in at the airport
  • Ticket counter check-in at the airport

Does WestJet (WS) have online web check-in?

Yes, you may check-in for your WestJet (WS) flight online starting 24 hours and ending 60 minutes before the scheduled departure time (depending on your departure city and destination) to receive a mobile boarding pass on your mobile device or a printable boarding pass. You may use this option if:

  • you have an electronic ticket and the first flight is on WestJet (WS)
  • you may access your reservation with your confirmation code, e-ticket number, or frequent flyer account
  • you are not a special needs passenger (for example an unaccompanied minor)

Can I check bags with the WestJet (WS) online web check-in?: Yes, you may check bags but you must drop them at the airport baggage drop before the check-in deadline for your flight.

Can I pay bag fees with the WestJet (WS) online web check-in?: Yes

Can I select or change my seat with the WestJet (WS) online web check-in?: Yes

Does WestJet (WS) offer mobile check-in?

Yes, you may check-in for your WestJet (WS) flight with your mobile device starting 24 hours before the scheduled departure time (depending on your departure city and destination) to receive a mobile boarding pass on your mobile device. You may use this option if:

  • you have an electronic ticket and the first flight is on WestJet (WS)
  • you may access your reservation with your confirmation code, e-ticket number, or frequent flyer account
  • you are not a special needs passenger (for example, an unaccompanied minor)
  • you are departing from an airport which accepts mobile boarding passes (if not, then you may check-in and print a boarding pass at the self-service kiosk or ticket counter)

Does WestJet (WS) offer self-service kiosk check-in?

Yes, you may check-in for your WestJet (WS) flight at the airport self-service kiosk from 30 minutes to 3 hours before the scheduled departure time (depending on your departure city and destination) and receive a printed boarding pass.

Can I check bags with the WestJet (WS) self-service kiosk check-in?: Yes

Can I pay bag fees with the WestJet (WS) self-service kiosk check-in?: Yes

Can I select or change my seat with the WestJet (WS) self-service kiosk check-in?: Yes

Does WestJet (WS) offer ticket counter check-in?

Yes, you may check-in for your WestJet (WS) flight at the airport ticket counter from 30 minutes to 3 hours before the scheduled departure time (depending on your departure city and destination) and receive a printed boarding pass.

Can I check bags at the WestJet (WS) ticket counter check-in?: Yes

Can I pay bag fees at the WestJet (WS) ticket counter check-in?: Yes

Can I select or change my seat at the WestJet (WS) ticket counter check-in?: Yes

Does WestJet (WS) charge a fee for a seat assignment?

WestJet (WS) does not charge a fee for selecting a standard seat assignment.

When do I need to check-in for my WestJet (WS) flight?

The minimum time to check-in for a WestJet (WS) flight is:

  • 45 minutes before scheduled departure time for Canada domestic flights
  • 60 minutes before scheduled departure time for international flights to/from Canada

When do I need to arrive at the airport for my WestJet (WS) flight?

Suggested arrival time:

  • 1.5 hours before scheduled departure time for Canada domestic flights
  • 2 hours before scheduled departure time for international flights to/from Canada

Minimum required check-in time with carry-on baggage baggage:

  • 45 minutes before scheduled departure time for Canada domestic flights
  • 60 minutes before scheduled departure time for international flights to/from Canada

Minimum required check-in time with checked baggage:

  • 45 minutes before scheduled departure time for Canada domestic flights
  • 60 minutes before scheduled departure time for international flights to/from Canada

When do I need to be at the boarding gate?

Boarding closes at the following times for WestJet (WS) flights:

  • 10 minutes before scheduled departure time for Canada domestic flights
  • 10 minutes before scheduled departure time for international flights to/from Canada

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