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

What is it?

The CSPP and CSPLA were developed to advance airport safety and security by certifying individuals and/or businesses providing specific services at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX).  The goal of the CSPP is to increase customer service quality, improve vehicle and equipment safety, optimize facilities use and enhance employee training at LAX.

What are the key requirements for a CSPLA?

  • A contract with an airline, tenant, recognized consortium and/or service provider at LAX
  • Have, or demonstrate the ability to secure, appropriate operational space at LAX (excludes Food Service providers)
  • Demonstrate capacity to perform contracted services without the use of subcontractors

Who should apply?

  • Companies that provide airfield and terminal services to an airline, tenant, recognized consortium, and/or service provider at LAX
  • Airlines, tenants, recognized consortiums and/or service providers that service other airlines, tenants, recognized consortiums and/or service providers at LAX

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 Concessionaires providing food and/or beverage services to airline lounges and/or consortiums at LAX, including companies providing food and/or beverage delivery services landside at LAX, are not required to secure a CSPLA
  • LAWA Contracted Vendors
  • Airlines providing services for themselves
CSPLA Application 
Please submit your CSPLA application by saving and emailing a copy with attachments to:
PDF-Fillable Application

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


CSPLA Application Status 
CSPLA Applicants     


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 FAQ      Board Resolutions   
CSPLA Processing Timeline     CSPP Policy, Requirements & Administrative Processes   
LAWA CSPP Contact List  CSPP Monthly Administrative Fee Schedule 
GEIP Program    LAX Annual Motor Vehicle Operating Program (MVOP) 
SAFE Program     


CSPLA Sample Documents & Forms
Letter of Intent    Company Vehicle 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 Vehicle Parking    LAX Alternative Fuel Report   
Vehicle Inventory List    Equipment Inventory List   
Contractor Responsibility Program Package    LAX Space Authorization
Monthly Wheelchair Usage Report     


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   
Procurement Services