Agents who have ordered and paid for a printed ID Card, please be advised that due to the COVID-19 outbreak including other restrictive measures imposed by local governments, delivery times may be longer than usually anticipated. Delivery service is not available for agents outside of Canada and the US starting Nov 15, 2020. The digital ID Card is accessible to all cardholders on the  AgentExperience app.

It's easy to spot an expert

The IATA/IATAN ID Card is the only industry credential recognized worldwide for travel professionals. ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Cardholders can receive exclusive access to education and travel rewards programs from industry suppliers such as hotels, airlines, attractions, FAM trips organizers and more. This means global recognition of your professional experience when you show your valid ID Card to a travel supplier. Join this exclusive group of qualified travel professionals today!

For agents based in the US, please visit IATAN site.

The Digital ID Card


ID Card app

Cardholders can now access the digital card via the IATA AgentExperience app. The mobile app’s easy-to-use features streamline the process of verifying your travel professional status with suppliers, as well as connect you with other travel agents, including finding great exclusive offers from around the world. 

  • Tap-to-Share: email your digital ID Card to suppliers with one single tap
  • Timatic COVID-19 Regulations: get the latest travel update restrictions on every published travel offer
  • Big Picture: view travel offers from around the world with an enhanced map view

ID Card holders can enjoy the following benefits

IATA/IATAN ID Cards can be instantly validated on

Industry suppliers often use CheckACode to validate your agent status on the spot. The greater the awareness of CheckACode, the more difficult it will be for bogus travel agents to get benefits destined for you - the legitimate travel professional!

Education is the key

Save up to 50% on selected IATA Training courses and publications. Some of the training courses and publications include:

  • *New* Data Science: Set Your Project up for Success
  • Distribution and Airline Retailing with NDC
  • Accounting and Financial Management for Travel Agencies

For other courses and information on how to register, please visit the Travel Professional Training Courses.

Exclusive access to industry offers

View specific concessionaries and incentives from industry suppliers worldwide, including hotels, car rental companies, cruise lines, attractions, and much more. Visit AgentExperience or download IATA AgentExperience app on Apple App Store or Android Google Play.

​US and Canadian ID Card holders automatically receive Travel Accident Protection (Accidental Death & Dismemberment) in the amount of $35,000 (underwritten by United States Fire Insurance Company).
Optional incremental coverage (ID Card Travel Protection Program), which can include family member coverage, is also available at very attractive rates. Visit UATP for more details.​