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Steps to become a cardholder


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

ID Card Online Platform is now available for agents to submit their application, supporting documents and make payment. Whether it is for first-time cardholder application, renewal or change of agency code on your existing ID Card, the Online Platform serves as the gateway to all your ID Card needs.

Please ensure we have the correct mailing address of your agency on the ID Card Online Platform before completing the application. For any changes of your agency details, please inform us via IATA Customer Portal.

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Three steps to obtain your IATA/IATAN ID Card

Required documents

Please ensure to have the following document for all types of applications
Digital Photo
(optional for renewal & replacement application)
  • Taken in the last 12 months, to reflect your current appearance
  • Taken in front of a plain white or off-white background
  • Taken in full-face view directly facing the camera, no profiles
  • No hats or sunglasses
  • Must be at least 300 pixels wide by 400 pixels high


Proof of EmploymentAccepted documents are:
  • Official letter of attestation produced by your Travel Agency stating your current employment status and signed by agency’s owner/manager
  • Pay stub (pay slip)
  • Agency disbursement records
Documents must be in .PDF format and dated no longer than 1 month from the date of application.


For change of name, you will also need
Proof of Name Change Accepted documents are:
  • Marriage certificate
  • Passport
  • Driver's license
  • National Identify Card

Warning: False declaration will lead to the cancellation and blacklisting of the ID Card.

Accepted methods of payment

The price of the ID Card may range between USD 30.00 and USD 70.00 depending on the class of Agency you work for (additional courier fees may apply). All fees, as listed in the application, are non refundable. Payment must be made in ID Card Platform using either:
  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • American Express

Terms and Conditions

By accepting the delivered IATA/IATAN ID Card, you agree to the terms and conditions contained in the Card Holder Agreement below: ​​​​

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