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Certified Service Provider Program (CSPP) - Certified Service Provider License Agreement (CSPLA)

What is it?

The CSPP is an important tool to improve the safety and security objectives at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). The goal of the CSPP is to certify individuals and/or businesses to provide specific services for LAX airlines and/or tenants that result in high quality customer service, vehicle and equipment safety, facilities use and employee training.

What are the key requirements for a CSPLA?

  • A contract with an airline/CSP client
  • Have, or demonstrate the ability to secure, appropriate operational space at LAX
  • Demonstrate capacity to perform contracted services without the use of subcontractors

Who should apply?

  • Companies that provide airfield and terminal services to LAX air carriers, LAWA tenants and/or LAX recognized consortium
  • Airlines, tenants, and/or consortiums that service other airlines, tenants and/or consortiums

Who should not apply?

  • Construction contractors
  • Companies contracted by LAWA (for any service)
  • Companies contracted by government agencies (for any service)
  • LAWA Concessionaires contracted to provide services at LAX, per competitive bid process
  • LAWA Contracted Vendors
  • Airlines providing services for themselves

Companies are encouraged to review the Frequently Asked Questions (F.A.Q. Page) page. For questions and comments about CSPP, please contact Airfield Permits at or at (424) 646-5880

CSPP Reference Materials

  • CSPP Powerpoint Presentation
  • LAWA Risk Management Insurance Compliance Services
  • CSPP Brochure
  • LAX Airline & Terminal Map
  • CSPP Regulated Services
  • LAX Parking Map
  • CSPP Service Category Phase-In Schedule
  • LAX Wheelchair Service Providers Contact List
  • CSPP Policy, Requirements & Administrative Processes
  • CSPLA Application Timeline
  • CSPP Monthly Administrative Fee Schedule
  • LAWA CSPP Contact List
  • LAX Annual Motor Vehicle Operating Program (MVOP)
  • GEIP Program
  • CSPP Workshop & Application Deadline Schedule
  • SAFE Program
  • Board Resolution

    CSPLA Sample Documents & Forms

  • Letter of Intent
  • Company Authorization Letter
  • Letter of Verification
  • Services & Locations
  • Monthly Accounting Report
  • Work Experience
  • CSPLA Blanket Agreement
  • Application Checklist
  • Agency Violations Form
  • Facilities & Lease Space Information
  • Employee Break Rooms
  • Additional Leasing Information
  • Airfield Parking
  • LAX Alternative Fuel Report
  • Vehicle Inventory List
  • Equipment Inventory List

    LAWA Contracting Resources

  • Risk Management Services
  • Airfield Permits Office
  • Commercial Development Group
  • First Source Hiring
  • Business Job and Resources Center
  • LAX Rules and Regulations
  • Security Badge Office
  • LAX Alternative Fuel Vehicle Requirement