On approval, Known Consignors are permitted (provided they comply with the requirements outlined in the regulations) to ship cargo from source. Such cargo may be transported by air without the need for any further security measures being applied.
approved cargo trainers (to be used to verify the status of a cargo trainer)
A guide to applications for Known Consignors is available from the CAA by using the contact details below.
presence at the site inspection to facilitate access to staff recruitment
Application forms must be received by the Cargo and In-flight Supplies Business Support Unit at least six weeks before a current certificate expires.
Forms are acknowledged on receipt and processed within four weeks.
Twelve calendar months from current expiry or from date of approval for new certificate holders.
EU Regulation 2015/1998
Apply for Known Consignor Status (online application form)
For questions about the application process for becoming a Known Consignor, please contact:
Cargo and In-flight Supplies Business Support Unit
Aviation Security Compliance
Civil Aviation Authority
CAA, 5th Floor
11 Westferry Circus
Canarf Wharf, London, E14 4HD
Telephone: 0207 453 5825
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