How to become an accredited IATA agent? 2

What is an IATA accredited agent?

  • The “IATA Accredited Agent” logo to boost credibility with customers.
  • Access to concessionary offers from travel suppliers through the IATA/IATAN ID Card and AgentExperience
  • To enhance the quality of your advice and build trust with customers.
  • PCI certification, to protect customer data and enhance trust.

What are the documents required to become IATA agent?

To apply for an IATA number required documents are

  • Proof of general business operations.
  • Proof of your qualifications.
  • Confirmation of prior travel agent experience.
  • Proof of financial viability.

How to apply for IATA accreditation to become IATA travel agent?

Check the below procedures to apply for an accredited IATA agent

  • Go through this Travel Agent Handbook​ and read about the instructions carefully.
  • Application form, documentation and criteria may vary for each country. Select here for your country requirements. For Russian Federation, please check here
  • According to the country requirement, submit the application form
  • Once the form is submitted, you must pay the fees to obtain IATA accreditation which is given in application form.
  • For agents who are applying from Europe, Middle East and Africa will be contacted for the payment once their application has been accepted.

For more information, you can contact IATA customer support.

How to apply online to become an IATA Accredited Travel Agent?

Check the below procedures and requirements to apply for an accredited IATA agent

  • To become an accredited IATA agent, you must be a registered travel agency (either “Private Limited Company or Limited Liability Partnership (LLP) or One Person Company”).
  • If you are a new user to IATA, register in the customer portal to proceed.
  • Once you have registered, login and click IATA Accrediation changes under the services tab.Here you will be asked to enter your details and your company details. You need to select the appropriate details.

  • This form is to get approval for IATA Passenger / cargo sales agent application.
  • Once your application is approved, you will become an accredited IATA travel agent  and you can get the benefits of IATA accredition.

Documents required for IATA Registration

Check the below forms which are required to register:

How to get IATA Certificate?

Check the above link for how to obtain IATA certificate, what are the documents required to submit and the procedures to apply, fees and the time taken to get the IATA certificate.

List of IATA offices around the world and contact details

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2 thoughts on “How to become an accredited IATA agent?

  • Kemotshephile Kenosi

    Good day

    I wan to become air line travel agent how do I go about it. I am just starting the process from scratch.

    Kindly assist.


  • Yakoub Daher

    my question is how to become Cargo agent IATA to get code for my air shipment instead of dealing with others to get rates from ailrkines ?