Around 80% of air cargo is carried on passenger aircraft, so it is important that all air cargo is robustly screened to ensure that prohibited articles are not part of flown cargo. To be able to handle secure cargo, companies need to become a Regulated Agent. The following information is provided to assist cargo handling companies and freight forwarders to become regulated.
List of regulated cargo agents (to be used only if the Union Database on Supply
Chain Security is not available).
A guide to the application process (the Green Book) is available from the CAA using the contact details for the Cargo and In-Flight Supplies Business Support Unit below. This will help you through the application process and contains a template for the Security Programme.
You can apply to be included on the list of Regulated Agents if:
You must be able to demonstrate that:
detailed in the CAA
Scheme of Charges (Aviation Security)
Allow 42 days from application to the granting of Regulated Agent status, contingent on meeting the required criteria.
Listing can be for up to a maximum of five years.
For questions about the application process for becoming a Regulated Agent, please contact:
Cargo and In-flight Supplies Business Support Unit
Aviation Security Compliance
Civil Aviation Authority
CAA House, K7
London WC2B 6TE
Telephone: 020 7453 5823
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