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Air Carriers

To qualify, your company must be an active air carrier that transports (within the past year) cargo shipments to the United States. Your company must possess an active International Air Transport Association (IATA) Code and have a (valid) continuous international carrier bond registered with CBP.

Air Carrier Eligibility Requirements

To be eligible for CTPAT, the Air Carrier must the meet the following eligibility requirements:

  1. Active Air Carrier transporting cargo shipments to the U.S.
  2. Have an active International Air Transport Association (IATA) Code in the following format: ## IATA Code
  3. Possess a valid continuous international carrier bond registered with CBP.
  4. Have a designated company officer that will be the primary cargo security officer responsible for CTPAT.
  5. Commit to maintaining the CTPAT Security Criteria for Air Carriers.
  6. Create and provide CBP with a CTPAT supply chain security profile, which identifies how the Air Carrier will meet, maintain and enhance internal policy to meet the CTPAT Security Criteria for Air Carriers.
Last modified: 
June 14, 2018