TSA Application
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TSA Categories 1, 2, & 4

 

If you are a Category 3 applicant, please call us at 800-BMA Aviation


Application Instructions for Category 1 & 2 Applicants

 

Step 1: Flight training candidate requests an account to access the Alien Flight Student Program by completing the account request form. You will access the TSA website:

Once there, you will go the section that says Create A New Account. Click ‘ENTER’, and this will take you through the instructions on how to set up your account with TSA. Remember to always submit personal information exactly as it appears on your passport.
Step 2: A User ID and password are automatically emailed to the flight-training candidate by TSA. This allows the candidate to access the web site and complete the application.
Step 3: The candidate completes online forms with the following information:
A.   Residence and citizenship;
B.   Places and terms of employment;
C.   Details of the requested training; (See A & B below)
D.   Other background information.
A.   Candidate must select Florida, then Pan Am International Flight Academy, if training in Miami as the selected school; or Minnesota, then Pan Am International Flight Academy if training in Minneapolis as the selected school. It is listed as “PanAm International”
B.   Additional information such as:
Course ID – The type of aircraft. Examples: B727, B737, MD80, etc.
Course Name – The type of aircraft followed by the nature of training. Examples: B727 Initial, MD80 Initial, etc. (This selection must coincide with the Course ID)
Aircraft – Again, the type of aircraft. Examples: B727, B737, MD80, etc. (This selection must coincide with Course Name and Course ID)
Step 4: When candidate completes the application, they will be redirected to the home page where they will need to go to the bottom of the page and select the “Validate & Submit” button. If there are any errors in the application, they will need to be corrected before continuing. The “Validate & Submit” process may have to be repeated if errors continue to appear on the application.
Note: The application will not be considered submitted until this process is completed.
Step 5: Upon submission of the completed forms, the training provider will be able to validate the candidate’s application on the AFSP web site.
Step 6: Upon validation of the candidate by the training provider, the candidate will receive an email from TSA advising them to pay the $130 processing fee. They will be able to do so by going to the bottom of the application form. (Last button on the right with a $ dollar sign in it). This will take them to fee payment form.
Step 7: The AFSP will then send confirmation of payment along with instructions for the candidate’s fingerprinting process.
Step 8: After the fingerprints have been submitted to Washington, the AFSP will send an email confirming receipt of the fingerprints. This begins the waiting period clock – 30 days for CAT 1; 5 days for CAT 2.
Step 9: Student/Candidate  MUST monitor all email messages from AFSP in case they send an email requesting additional information.
Step 10: The AFSP will submit a written approval for the candidate to begin training. Upon completion off all of these steps, training may commence.
It is important all applicants notify us via email their TSA app has been submitted

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Application Instructions for Category 4 (Recurrent Training) Applicants:

Step 1: Flight training candidate requests an account to access the Alien Flight Student Program by completing the account request form. You will access the TSA website:
If you already have an account with TSA, log-in to your account and update the personal information, documents and go to training request section.
Step 2: Once you have opened the account you will need to create a User ID and Password.  Your User ID and Password are your personal identifiers unique to the TSA.  You will use this UID & PW each time you need to enter a new training application with TSA.  Do not lose this information or you will need to contact TSA via email requesting a new UID & PW in order to continue with an application process.
Step 3: Recurrent Training applicants must complete steps 1 thru step 6 in the Category 4 Recurrent Training Section of the TSA website.
Please input your personal information exactly as it appears on your documents ( Passport, Visa and Pilot License). If the name that appears on your passport is different in any way from the name that appears on your pilot license, because you have shortened it or modified in any way, then you must complete the section for A/K/A/ alias name. Do not submit a license and a passport where names do not match without completing this section or your application will not be processed.
Step 4: Submit and upload images of each document, passport, pilot license (must show current type rating for equipment in which training is being requested), visa, seperately for each document.
Step 5: Select the provider: First select the Provider Location: Miami, FL or  Minneapolis, MN , then click on the SEARCH button. The list of Providers will be listed and you will select BMA Aviation as provider.
Step 6: Click on the Icon ” Category 4 ” Recurrent training request.” A new window will open.
It is important all applicants notify us via email their TSA app has been submitted