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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: Application
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    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