IATA Training prices courses competitively, providing you with qualified Instructors and the most up-to-date materials and resources for a valuable learning experience.
We offer discounted rates for IATA Members and Developing Nations. Please take a look at the information below for more details.

Member discount

The following organizations and their employees are eligible for the reduced Member price as stated on each course page:

Developing Nations (DNA) discount

Organizations and/or individuals with their billing address in a developing nation are eligible for the reduced Developing Nations (DNA) price as stated on each course page. For classroom courses, the DNA discount is 30%.

DNA countries/territories

Please see the list of DNA countries/territories​​​​​​​​​​​​​


Member and DNA discounts may also be combined with Early Bird discounts

​Early Bird discount for scheduled classes

Save 20% on your course fees when you register 3 months or more before the course start date for classroom courses held at an IATA Training Center. Payment must be made at time of registration by credit card or clearing house. Payment by bank transfer will only entitle you to the USD100 discount.

Save USD100 when you register between 3 months and 3 weeks before the course start date for classroom courses held at an IATA Training Center. Find an IATA Training Center near you!

Discounts are calculated at the time of registration. Please check with our Regional Training Partners if the discount is accepted for the courses offered at these locations.

The Early Bird discount does not apply to the following courses:

Countries/Territories eligible for Developing Nation (DNA) pricing

IATA Training aligns its developing nations list on the Official Development Assistance (ODA) recipients list compiled by OECD’s Development Assistance Committee. Please see the list below of eligible countries/territories:

Afghanistan
Albania
Algeria
American Samoa
Angola
Antigua & Barbuda
Argentina
Armenia
Azerbaijan

Bangladesh
Belarus
Belize
Benin
Bhutan
Bolivia
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Botswana
Brazil
Burkina Faso
Burundi

Cape Verde
Cambodia
Cameroon
Central African Republic
Chad
China (People's Republic of)
Colombia
Comoros
Congo, the Democratic Republic of the
Congo
Cook Islands
Costa Rica
Côte d'Ivoire
Cuba

Djibouti
Dominica
Dominican Republic

Ecuador
Egypt
El Salvador
Equatorial Guinea
Eritrea
Eswatini
Ethiopia

Fiji

Gabon
Gambia
Georgia
Ghana
Grenada
Guatemala
Guinea
Guinea-Bissau
Guyana

Haiti
Honduras
India
Indonesia
Iran, Islamic Republic of
Iraq

Jamaica
Jordan

Kazakhstan
Kenya
Kiribati
Korea, the Democratic People's Republic of
Kosovo
Kyrgyzstan

Lao People's Democratic Republic
Lebanon
Lesotho
Liberia
Libya

Macedonia, the former Yugoslav Republic of
Madagascar
Malawi
Malaysia
Maldives
Mali
Marshall Islands
Mauritania
Mauritius
Mexico
Micronesia, Federated States of
Moldova, Republic of
Mongolia
Monserrat
Montenegro
Morocco
Mozambique
Myanmar

Namibia
Nauru

Nepal
Nicaragua
Niger
Nigeria
Niue

Pakistan
Palau
Palestinian Territories
Panama
Papua New Guinea
Paraguay
Peru
Philippines
Pitcairn

Rwanda

Saint Helena
Saint Lucia
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Samoa
Sao Tome and Principe
Senegal
Serbia
Sierra Leone
Solomon Islands
Somalia
South Africa
South Sudan
Sri Lanka
Sudan
Suriname
Syrian Arab Republic

Tajikistan
Tanzania, United Republic of
Thailand
Timor-Leste
Togo
Tonga
Tunisia
Turkey
Turkmenistan
Tuvalu

Uganda
Ukraine
Uzbekistan

Vanuatu
Venezuela
Vietnam

Wallis & Futuna
Western Sahara*

Yemen

Zambia
Zimbabwe

​Last updated: May 2017

This information will help you determine the tax requirements for your company and in your country.

IATA GST number

The products and services you purchase through this website are supplied by:

IATA – International Air Transport Association
800 Place Victoria, P.O. Box 113
Montreal, Quebec H4Z 1M1
Canada
GST (Goods and Services Tax) Number: 107510570RT0001

If you are a company, you may use the GST Number above to create the IATA Vendor profile in your accounting system.

Tax exemption

Some legal entities – e.g. public bodies, international organizations, not-for-profit associations, authorized schools – may benefit from tax exempt status in the country where IATA class training is delivered or in the country where the Distance Learning Kits (books, CD-ROMs) are shipped.

In order to allow IATA to take into account your tax exemption and zero rate the invoice, it is imperative that you send your exemption proof in scanned version to taxes-lms@iata.org BEFORE you confirm your order on-line.

An official letter issued by the tax administration or a declaration issued by your own company on an official letterhead are acceptable.

Important: IATA will not be able to credit the tax amount charged, should you fail to provide your exemption proof before ordering.

Proof of non-residence in Canada (0% tax)

If you are a non-Canadian legal entity and you are sending your employees to attend class training in Canada, you are entitled to 0% rate for Canadian sales taxes.

In order to get the benefit of this treatment, you should provide IATA with a scanned Proof of Non-Residence, filed in, signed and printed on your legal entity’s letterhead. Download the form (.doc).

It is imperative that you send it to taxes-lms@iata.org BEFORE you confirm your order on-line.

Important: IATA will not be able to credit the tax amount charged, should you fail to provide your Proof of Non-Residence before ordering.

Invoices with Canadian sales taxes

IATA is liable to charge Canadian sales taxes on its invoice if:

  • The distance learning kits (physical goods) are shipped to an address in Canada, or
  • The classroom training takes place in one of the IATA Training Centers located in Canada

Canadian sales taxes applied as of January 2017:

QuebecGST 5% + QST 9.975%
Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, Northwest Territories, Nunavut, Saskatchewan, YukonGST 5%
New BrunswickHST 15%
Newfoundland and LabradorHST 15%
Nova ScotiaHST 15%
​Ontario​HST 13%
​Prince Edward Island​HST 13%

Invoices with EU VAT

IATA is liable to charge Value Added Tax on its invoices if the Class Training takes place in one of the European Union Member States listed below:

VAT rates applied as of January 2017 in :

Belgium – 21%Ireland – 23%
Czech Republic – 21%Italy – 22%
Germany – 19%Poland – 23%
Finland – 24%Portugal – 23%
France – 20%Spain – 21%
Great Britain – 20%Sweden – 25%

EU Legal provisions:

IATA courses carried out on the territory of the European Union qualify as “admission to educational events” and are subject to VAT in the country where course is carried out.

Legal provisions that substantiate this position:

Article 53 of Directive 2006/112/EC (version applicable as of Jan. 2011) – introduced by art. 3 of Directive 2008/8/CE:

“The place of supply of services in respect of admission to cultural, artistic, sporting, scientific, educational, entertainment or similar events, such as fairs and exhibitions, and of ancillary services related to the admission, supplied to a taxable person, shall be the place where those events actually take place.”

Article 32 of the Council Implementing Regulation 282/2011 of 15 March 2011:

“Services in respect of admission to cultural, artistic, sporting, scientific, educational, entertainment or similar events as referred to in Article 53 of Directive 2006/112/EC shall include the supply of services of which the essential characteristics are the granting of the right of admission to an event in exchange for a ticket or payment, including payment in the form of a subscription, a season ticket or a periodic fee.

Paragraph 1 shall apply in particular to (…):

(c) the right of admission to educational and scientific events such as conferences and seminars.”

Invoices with taxes (other than Canada and EU)

IATA is liable to charge VAT / GST on its invoices if the Class Training takes place in one of the country listed below:

Rates applied as of January 2017:

Australia – 10%Singapore – 7%
China - 6%Israel – 17%

How to recover the VAT charged by IATA in the EU

If your company is a resident taxpayer in the country where the course takes place, the taxes charged by IATA (VAT, GST, etc.) may be recovered by way of deduction, on the regular return filed by your company in that country.

Should your company be a non-resident in the country where the course is provided, this may cause you a final cost. This is due to the fact that most countries do not grant tax refunds to non-resident businesses.

As an exception, the VAT incurred in the European Union (EU) by a non-resident business is claimable under the following procedures:

  • Directive 2008/09/EC – known as the 8th Directive - allows businesses established and registered for VAT purposes within the EU to submit a refund claim via the internet site of the tax authorities of the EU country in which the claimant is established.
  • Directive 86/560/EEC - known as the 13th Directive – provides for a refund mechanism for non-EU businesses. A paper form must be filed in the EU country where the VAT was incurred, together with supporting documents. This option is usually granted on reciprocity basis.

For more details, you may visit the following directories or contact your in-house tax specialist:

Withholding taxes

According to the IATA Training Terms & Conditions, payments must be made in full, without any deduction or withholding.

IATA is entitled to claim the benefits of the bilateral tax treaties signed by Canada, in order to reduce or eliminate the income tax withholding in respect to payments received from foreign customers.

The list of the tax treaties can be found on the Canada Department of Finance website. Should you need an official proof of IATA's tax residency in Canada or any other document required by your tax administration for the application of the tax treaty benefits, feel free to contact us at taxes-lms@iata.org.