The pilot in command must have a current:
- Each passenger must have a current passport
- Children traveling with only one parent must have a notarized statement of approval from the absent parent stating the dates of the trip.
All U.S. registered aircraft must have:
- A standard Airworthiness Certificate
- A permanent registration certificate (no temporary certificates/pink slips)
- A radio station license
- Operating limitations information
- Weight and Balance information
- A life vest/flotation device for each person aboard (It’s recommended you also carry a life raft.)
- An ID data plate
- 12-inch registration marks
- Transponder with Mode C
- Aircraft with fuel tanks installed in the baggage or passenger compartments must have Form 337 on board.
- Note: Bahamian officials will allow U.S.-registered aircraft to fly with 121.5 MHz ELTs until Feb. 1, 2015.
Customs and Border Protection
U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) requires
- An annual user fee decal ($27.50) – allow a few weeks for delivery. CPB encourages all applicants to use the online renewal process, which is fast, secure, and accurate. Pre-printed paper applications will be mailed only by request - not automatically sent as in previous years. To request a pre-printed paper renewal application, call the User Fee Help Desk at 317/298-1245, option 3; or email email@example.com.
- eAPIS CBP’s Electronic Advance Passenger Information System