Air Traffic Service Provider Approval - Australian Government


You will need this approval if you intend to provide air traffic services. All providers of Air Traffic Services (ATS) in Australia must be certified.

You will need this approval if in the operation of your service you:

  • facilitate the safe and efficient conduct of aircraft flights
  • facilitate the safe movement of aircraft on the manoeuvring areas of aerodromes
  • facilitate and maintain a safe, orderly and efficient flow of air traffic
  • provide advice and information that is necessary for the safe and efficient conduct of flights
  • notify appropriate organisations about aircraft in need of search and rescue aid or assist those organisations.

Service type


A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

Please contact the agency to identify eligibility requirements.


As specified


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $160.00

Fee per hour spent on the inspection and assessment of the application. Fees for 2024-25


Act(s) name

Civil Aviation Act 1988 Australian Government

Regulation(s) name

Civil Aviation Safety Regulations 1998 Australian Government

Administering agency

Civil Aviation Safety Authority

Industry Permissions

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.