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Worldwide regulations impacting business aviation continue to grow, change, and—often—increase in complexity. Missing a requirement can mean delays, fines, or worse. Stay on top of it all, and reduce some paperwork along the way by trusting in our regulatory and compliance experts. Whether you just need to know your options, or want us to handle a process for you, we have the knowledge, experience, and global resources to help.

Learn more about global regulations impacting business aircraft operators below, or contact our Global Regulatory Services Team for assistance.

U.S. and Canada

National Interest Waiver (NIW)

Looking for ways to gain access into the U.S. for suspended travelers? A National Interest Waiver (NIW) can provide a viable option.

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U.S. CBP Reimbursable Services Program (RSP)

Don’t plan your return flight to the U.S. with outdated time constraints. Our RSP program enables direct, flexible overseas flights to your preferred US destination, beyond CBP’s scheduled hours.

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ADS-B ADAPT Exemption Support for the U.S.

ADS-B is required when operating over the U.S., but aircraft without ADS-B can still operate in U.S. airspace with a single-use route deviation authorization.

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U.S. Visa Waiver Program (VWP)

No visa. No problem…when you’re a VWP signatory carrier. Our team will handle the whole VWP and ESTA process for you.

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Border Overflight Exemption (BOE)

A BOE can save time and reduce costs for flights into the U.S. from beneath the 30th parallel on the eastern border, and beneath the 33rd parallel on the western border. We’re experts in helping you navigate this process.

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DOT Exemptions – DOT 375

Be ready for your next U.S. trip: non-U.S. registered non-scheduled commercial aircraft may require authorization from the Department of Transport (DOT) to be in compliance. These authorizations allow travel to and from the U.S. on a non-scheduled commercial flight, but may not provide exemption for cabotage.

Learn more about what’s required and getting your exemption today

U.S. APIS and MCL Management

Private or Charter. With us, you’ll stay compliant with all APIS requirements.

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U.S. CBP Pre-clearance

Pre-clear CBP in Ireland, Aruba, and other approved locations to approximately 200 airports in the U.S. We’ll show you how.

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TSA Waivers

Landing, overflying, or flying within the U.S., its territories, or possessions? You may need one of the various types of TSA waivers. With us, you’ll get the right one you need.

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Sanctioned Countries & Export Licenses

Need to operate to (or over) a U.S. sanctioned country? You can trust us to give you compliant options, and handle all the paperwork.

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FAA Special Route Clearance

Aircraft registered in special interest countries need this to fly in U.S. airspace. You can count on us to make this a painless process for you.

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Want more flexibility for operating into Canada? Consider a CANPASS membership.

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Canadian eTAs

Nationals that were previously visa-exempt for travel to Canada now require an Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA) for entry. Do you need one? Not sure? We can help.

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Operations Based Outside the U.S.

Non-U.S. Based Charter Operators Services

Whether you are a new or established non-scheduled commercial operator based outside the U.S., our Global Regulatory team works directly with you to help stay on top of regulations through customized consultation. We look at your whole operation: from base operating profile to specific trip-by-trip situations.

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Latin America and Caribbean


Getting blacklisted in Mexico for not realizing you owed a SENEAM payment is no bueno. With us, you won’t.

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Mexico APIS

This regulation has changed several times since its implementation in 2014. We’ve been on top of it every step of the way.

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Mexico Landing Permits

Ask us about your different options for one-time and multiple-use permits, based on your operator type.

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Cuban Overflight Permits

Secure your Cuban overflight permits easily and compliantly with Universal.

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This regulation was implemented in September 2015 for all general aviation traffic to Cuba.

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Ten countries in the fifteen-nation Caribbean Community (CARICOM) require APIS filing for all private and charter flights.

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Colombia APIS

This regulation entered into Colombian Law on April 14, 2015, and went into effect August the same year. It’s similar to other global APIS regulations, in terms of information required. But no big deal. We are approved by Migración Colombia to take care of it all—giving you one less thing that you have to manage.

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eu-LISA Registration and EES/ETIAS Submission Services

eu-LISA requires all operators planning to transport passengers into the EU to register and submit passenger screening info. Trust us to complete your registration and submit traveler screening info on time and accurately.

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EASA Environmental Portal Registration Services

Registering with the EASA Environmental Registry can be time-consuming and complex. We’ll save you time and reduce the risk of missed deadlines and errors by taking care of your registration and keeping your portal data current.

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Stay ahead of demand and be ready for your next trip to the popular Mediterranean by pre-planning for your Italy and Greece Charter Blanket Permits in advance. Valid for 12 months, our team can help you stay current year-after-year, and update you on any changes as they emerge.

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How much do you owe? Do you need to register with HMRC? How do you pay? As a UK-qualified APD administrator, we’ll handle it all for you.

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If you fly internationally, one or more mandatory Emissions Trading Schemes (ETS) may apply to you. We can help.

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Aircraft Importation

EU taxation is complex. Non-EU registered aircraft flying in Europe may benefit by importation into the EU. Ask us how.

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EASA TCO Authorization

Non-EU charter operators flying in Europe have to apply for this authorization. We’ve done many of these for our charter clients.

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Finnish APIS

Effective October 2016, APIS submission is required for all non-Schengen passengers traveling into and out of the country, when the flight is arriving from or departing to a non-Schengen country. We got you covered.


Australian TSP

All charter operations, and any private operations with more than four stops per year in Australia, must have a Transportation Security Program (TSP) in place. The application process can be complex. We can help.

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Australian CTAs and ETAs

With few exceptions all passengers and crew traveling to Australia must hold a valid visa, an Electronic Travel Authority (ETA), or a Crew Travel Authority (CTA). We can assist.



Staying current on worldwide cabotage regulations is something we do every day to help keep you clear of potential violations.

International Travel Forms

Save yourself some time at your destination by completing these in advance. Just tell us where you’re headed.

Government and Industry Affairs

We’re working on your behalf to make the world a friendlier place toward business aviation.

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