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
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