Certification and licensing for air operators

Air operator certification, air carrier licensing and charter permits.

Services and information

Air operator certificates

Manuals, tools and forms for obtaining and managing an air operator certificate.

Applying for a foreign air operator certificate

Foreign Air Operator Certification Manual – TP 11524.


Apply for a private operator registration document

Register as a private air operator in Canada.

Getting certified as a Category II and III (all-weather) operator

Manuals and standards for all-weather air operations.


Applying for an air carrier licence or charter permit

Air carrier licences, air service charter permits, wet leases, code-share or blocked-space arrangements.