Due to the COVID-19 outbreak and measures being imposed by local governments, transit times for the printed ID Card will be longer than usual. Cardholders can access the digital ID Card 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

Cardholders can now access a digital version of their ID Card via the AgentExperience app. There also new features exclusively available on the app.

  • E-mail your ID Card and QR Code to suppliers in a single tap. Your status is further endorsed as the email comes from IATA on your behalf.
  • View nearby offers or search anything worldwide.
  • Receive notifications for messages, offers, and ID Card renewal reminder.

ID Card holders can enjoy the following benefits.

IATA/IATAN ID Cards can be instantly validated on CheckACode.com

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 the IATA Training courses and Publications. The training courses and publications include:

  • Distribution and Airline Retailing with NDC
  • Travel Agency Fees: A Professional Approach
  • Accounting and Financial Management for Travel Agencies
  • Assisting Travelers with Special Needs

For more info on how to register, please visit the Travel Professional Training Courses.

Exclusive access to industry offers

View specific concessionaries and incentives from industry supp liers 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.​