ICAO Annex 9 - Facilitation (FAL EN): Virtual Classroom

ICAO Annex 9 - Facilitation (FAL EN): Virtual Classroom

ICAO Course


The ICAO Annex 9 – Facilitation is virtual classroom course that develops competencies relevant to staff from Civil Aviation Authorities (CAA) and border control authorities to deal collectively, in an inter-agency manner, with Annex 9’s facilitation provisions and support development and implementation of a National Air Transport Facilitation Programme (NATFP), National Air Transport Facilitation Committee (NATFC) and Airport Facilitation Committee.

Learning Objectives

At the end of the ICAO Annex 9 - Facilitation course, participants will be able to:

a) explain the facilitation-related Articles of the Chicago Convention contained in Annex 9;

b) describe the content of Annex 9 – Facilitation and explain specific provisions on entry and departure of passengers, cargo, mail, crews and aircrafts;

c) identify relevant stakeholders involved with or responsible for implementation of the National Air Transport Facilitation Programme;

d) describe the legal basis, content and structure of a National Air Transport Facilitation Programme based on the facilitation requirements of the Chicago Convention and of Annex 9 –Facilitation;

e) communicate the legal basis, composition and function of a  National Air Transport Facilitation Committee;

f) describe the Annex 9 provisions related to Passenger Data Exchange Systems; and

g) draft a sample NATFP


  • Module 0: Introduction
  • Module 1: ICAO Facilitation Program Overview
  • Module 2: Entry and Departure of Aircraft
  • Module 3: Entry and Departure of Persons and their Baggage
  • Module 4: Entry and Departure of Cargo and Other Articles
  • Module 5: Inadmissible Persons and Deportees
  • Module 6: International Airports – Facilities and Services for Traffic & Landing
  • Module 7: Facilitation provisions covering specific subjects
  • Module 8: Passenger Data Exchange Systems

Primary Target Population

Middle management level personnel in Civil Aviation Authority and relevant border control authorities responsible for and/or involved in establishing and implementing the NATFP and NATFC, such as Customs, immigration, health, quarantine, visa-issuing authorities, travel document-issuing authorities, and agencies responsible, e.g. for disability affairs, foreign affairs, law enforcement, etc.

Entry Requirements

1. Proficiency in the English language;

2. Experience in the area of facilitation;

3. Computer literacy.

Upcoming Sessions

Dates Location Host Timezone Fee
5 - 9 Dec, 2022
International Civil Aviation Organization
Synchronous activites take place in -05:00 timezone.
1,416.95 USD 1,667.00 USD
Training Weeks Discount: 15% off
CAA Employee: 1,250.50 USD
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Course Info
Language: English
Delivery Mode: Virtual
Duration: 5 Days / 30 Hours
Level: Technical
Max Participants: (32 with 2 instructors)