Foreign Inspection

 
Item Document or Preparatory Action in Respect of Where no Charge is Imposed Service Description Service Characteristic Service Standards
Normal Days Maximum Days
1 Overflight authorization. Pursuant to Canadian Aviation Regulations (CARs) 701.03(1) and (2), flights conducted by an air operator that is not a Foreign Air Operator Certificate (FAOC) holder or a foreign state aircraft must receive authorization to overfly and/or perform a technical landing at a Canadian airport. The requests are submitted directly to the Foreign Inspection Division or through the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade (DFAIT) or the Ops Centre; however, in all cases, the authorization is issued by the Foreign Inspection Division. Requests are submitted to Headquarters. 1 5
2 Telephone and e-mail inquiries from air operators regarding certification, over flight and flight validation processes. Requests are submitted to Headquarters. 1 3
3 Telephone and e-mail inquiries from air operators requesting interpretation of standards and regulations. Requests are submitted to Headquarters. Immediate, as required
4 Canadian representatives of foreign air operators consulting/seeking advice on behalf of their clients. An agent may be hired (it is not a requirement) by a foreign air operator to facilitate the application process and other matters, such as the Canadian Transportation Agency (CTA) licensing process. Requests are submitted to Headquarters. Immediate, as required

 

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