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Landside Operations

Ground Transportation Permit Services
7301 World Way West, 1st Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90045
Phone: (424) 646-6460 Fax: (424) 646-9253
*New Office Hours: Monday – Thursday, 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Friday: 7:30 a.m. to 12 noon
excluding City Holidays

Transportation Charter Party (TCP) Permit 

More than 3,300 companies and 10,000 transportation charter party (TCP) vehicles are authorized to operate at LAX. All TCP carriers that conduct business at LAX (i.e. pick-up passengers) are required to have a current executed license agreement with the Department of Airports, display a valid vehicle decal and have a functioning Automatic Vehicle Identification (AVI) transponder affixed to each vehicle.

Operating with an invalid vehicle transponder and/or expired decal are violations of the LAX Commercial Vehicle Rules and Regulations and subject to citation and vehicle impound.  

2017 Annual License Agreement Review and Vehicle Decal Renewal Schedule

Phase Processing Month* Operating Name
Starts with:
1 May 1 - 31 # - B
2 June 1 - 30 C - E
3 July 1 - 31 F – K
4 August 1 - 31 L – O
5 September 1 - 30 P – S
6 October 1 - 31 T – Z

During the assigned Phase, all required documents must be submitted and all fleet vehicles redecaled to continue operations at LAX.

Early redecal is encouraged. Companies do not have to wait for their assigned phase, however, a $20 per month late fee will accrue and be applied to companies processed after their assigned phase.

 It is the responsibility of the company to notify the Permits Office of any changes in contact information. The office is not responsible for undeliverable mail or communications.

To apply for a new license agreement, refer to the Charter Carrier Application Instructions & Checklist.

Please contact the LAX Ground Transportation Permits Office at (424) 646-6460 or with any questions.

Documents & Forms


  Los Angeles World Airports is offering a new Charter Trip Fee Prepayment Program.

  View the program details and requirements by clicking here

 Violation of LAX Ground Transportation Rules and Regulations 
may result in citation and vehicle impound.