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TSA Guidance Documents

This page contains guidance documents that TSA issues to help the public understand how TSA administers its statutory and regulatory authorities. In general, guidance documents lack the force and effect of law, except as authorized by law or as incorporated into a contract. The term “guidance document,” as used in Executive Order 13891, is a term of art. This page includes guidance documents as defined in that Executive Order, as well as other types of guidance documents. For more information about the Department of Homeland Security’s implementation of Executive Order 13891, please see https://www.dhs.gov/guidance.

Guidance documents containing Sensitive Security Information and/or distributed directly to regulated entities via restricted access websites (such as the Homeland Security Information Network (HSIN), the Indirect Air Carrier Management System, and similar sites) are not available on this site.

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3PK9 Registered Certified Cargo Screening Facility

TSA's announcement of the opportunity for explosives detection canine teams and canine team providers to become a registered Certified Cargo Screening Facility-Canine (CCSF-K9) under TSA's Certified Cargo Screening Program (CCSP). This notice provides information necessary for qualified, interested persons to initiate the registration process.

 (Created: November 27, 2018)

February 28, 2020

AC Guidance - Trigger Locks

Trigger Locks/Locked Container Guidance.

 (Created: September 29, 2003)

February 28, 2020

Air Cargo Team Oregon Reference Guide

Outreach flyer with best practices for cargo entities, contact information for cargo inspectors, and information on how to report violations.

 (Created: October 01, 2019)

February 28, 2020

Alien Flight Student Program Online Portal

Displays:  Processing times, New Capabilities, System Release notes, Password reset guidance, What may delay an approval, answers to common questions, Fingerprint notes.

 (Created: January 01, 2018)

February 28, 2020

Alien Flight Student Program Online Portal - 2019 Publication

2019 Publication of Application Guidance focused on Candidates.

 (Created: January 01, 2019)

February 28, 2020

Alien Flight Student Program Online Portal - Category 4

Category 4 exemptions.

 (Created: January 01, 2004)

February 28, 2020

Alien Flight Student Program Online Portal - DoD

Notices, FAQs and Application guides are similar to those for candidates.

 (Created: January 01, 2004)

February 28, 2020

Alien Flight Student Program Online Portal - Events

Copy of the change regarding vetting of Recurrent Training events

 (Created: January 01, 2009)

February 28, 2020

Alien Flight Student Program Online Portal - Exemption

Exemption for airships, balloons, and gliders

 (Created: January 01, 2004)

February 28, 2020

Alien Flight Student Program Online Portal - FAQ

2010 Publication of Frequently Asked Questions Document.

 (Created: September 01, 2010)

February 28, 2020

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