Permit Requirements


The following documents are required for your permit and must be uploaded as part of the online application process. Before beginning the application process, please print and reference this checklist to make sure all the required documents are available.


  • Public Utilities Commission-Transportation Charter Party (PUC-TCP) Certificate
    (not applicable for Courtesy Operators)
    All commercial charter operating companies must hold a valid TCP Permit from the PUC in order to work legally in California. (Sample)
  • Operating Permit
    An operating permit is required for dropping off or picking up passengers at JWA.
    • Charter Operators must read and sign the Charter Permit (Sample)
    • Courtesy Operators must read and sign the Courtesy Permit (Sample)
    • Door-to-Door licenses are not currently being accepted. Door-to-Door Operators that would like to operate as a Charter Operator are required to obtain to hold a TCP permit with the PUC, and must read and sign the Charter Permit.
  • Security Deposit
    All applicants must submit a security deposit when applying for a JWA Operating Permit.
    • The required minimum deposit is $100.
    • A higher security deposit may be required based on the number of estimated monthly trips.
    In the space provided enter the number of your estimated monthly trips in the calculation formula to see what your required security deposit will be.

    Number of trips:
    × $3 × 3 months = $100 is your Required Security Deposit. Security Deposit Payments can be made via:
    • US Mail with a Check
    • In-person with either Cash, Check or Credit
    • Electronic deposits, If you would like to make an electronic payment, contact for more information
  • Vehicle Registration(s) and Picture(s)
    • Provide unexpired DMV Registration(s) for all vehicle(s) in your fleet that includes (color, type of vehicle, model, # of passengers , and if applicable, the Transponder # issued by another Airport). (Sample)
    • A picture is required for each one of your company vehicle(s). (Sample)

Insurance Documents

  • Commercial Auto Liability Certificate of Insurance (Sample)
    Policy Limits 
    7 passengers or less $750,000
    8-15 passengers $1,500,000
    16+ passengers $5,000,000
  • Workers Compensation Certificate of Insurance (Sample)
    Policy Limits 
    Workers Compensation Statutory
    Employers Liability $1,000,000
    Or if NO employees, submit the Workers Compensation Waiver (Sample)
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