India Overflight Permit Regulation and Procedures

If you're an operator of a business jet or a commercial airline with plans to fly over India airspace, obtaining a India Overflight Permit from the India Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) is mandatory. As a flight dispatcher, it's important to have a good understanding of the requirements for obtaining this permit, including the fact that the issuing of an overflight permit confirms that there is no political or security objection to your airline, aircraft, or country of origin/destination and that there are no outstanding navigation fees due to the ATC authority.

  1. What are CAA's working hours, including whether they are open on weekends?
  2. Which aircraft documents must be submitted with the overflight request?
  3. Are there any fees charged by the CAA for processing the permit?
  4. What is the official validity period of the overflight permit, as determined by the CAA?
  5. How can the India air navigation bill be obtained, either through IATA or a local agent?

What Is India Civil Aviation Authority Working Hours :


  • India Civil Aviation Authority working hours ( 0430Z ) till ( 1200Z ).
  • Weekend In India ( Saturday and Sunday )

What Details Do I Need To Provide For Obtaining A India Overflight Permit :


  • Complete Flight Schedule
  • Lead Passenger Details Or Passenger Manifest( Only for Passenger Flight )
  • Total Onboard Crew with Name and Nationality Or Crew Gendec
  • Entry/Exit & ATS Routing
  • Consignee and Consigner details (Only For Cargo Flights)
  • List Of Required Aircraft Documents :
    1 - Air Operating Certificate ( Private Aircraft AOC Not Required )
    2 - Certificate of Airworthiness
    3 - Insurance Certificate
    4 - Noise Certificate
    5 - Registration Certificate

What Is Lead Time for PRC Countries :


  • List Of PRC Countries Include

Note : Flight Origin or Destination to any of the PRC countries below specific Overflight/Landing Permit Lead Time will be applied, rest other then PRC countries Normal Lead Time will be applied.

China, Iran , Iraq, Nigeria, North Korea , Pakistan , Somalia , Sudan
Processing TimeDescription
03 to 04 Working DayOverfly Permit Lead Time For PRC Countries ( Monday till Friday )
07 to 10 Working DayLanding Permit Lead Time For PRC Countries ( Monday till Friday )

Is There Any Offical India Overflight Permit Processing Fees :


  • According To India Civil Aviation
Officially there is "NO CAA Processing Fees" applied for issuance of India Overflight Permit.

Maximum Validity Duration for India Overflight Permit :


  • India overflight permit is valid for +48 hours (from their initial requested schedule).

Who Handles the Payment of the Air Navigation Bill for Overflights in India :


  • India CAA will issue air navigation bill directly to Airline/Operator through "IATA".

Sample Overflight Permits for India :


The issued overflight permit number must be inserted in Item 18 of your submiting Flight Plan.

  • The India overflight permit will be similar to the provided sample below.
India Overflight Permit : YA/N/1205/12/290825

How Many Flight Information Regions Exist in India Airspace :


  • Airspace of India is currently having four flight information region (FIR).
  • India FIR ICAO Codes are " VOMF, VIDF, VECF, VABF "

Who Will Issue India Overflight Permits :


  • Directorate General of Civil Aviation Indian
  • Postal Address : Directorate General of Civil Aviation DGCA Complex Rajiv Gandhi Bhawan, New Delhi,India

If Aircraft Operating Indian Territorial Water Required Prior Overflight Permit ?


Note : This below suggestion is according to our best knowledge/experience and feedback from our valuable customer's.

Which Indian Territorial Water Required " No Prior Permission " ?

  • KITAL L894 BOLUR L894 BIBGO to VRMM ( Overfly Permit " Not Required " )
  • KITAL L894 BOLUR L894 BIBGO to VRMV ( Overfly Permit " Not Required " )
  • KITAL L894 BOLUR L894 BIBGO to VRMU ( Overfly Permit " Not Required " )
  • KITAL L894 BOLUR L894 BIBGO to VRMD ( Overfly Permit " Not Required " )
  • KITAL L894 BOLUR L894 BIBGO to VRMK ( Overfly Permit " Not Required " )
  • KITAL L894 BOLUR L894 BIBGO to VRNT ( Overfly Permit " Not Required " )
  • KITAL L894 BOLUR L894 BIBGO to VRMG ( Overfly Permit " Not Required " )

Which Indian Territorial Water Required " Prior Permission " ?

  • KITAL L894 BOLUR L894 BIBGO to VRMH ( Overfly Permit " Required " / Near To Chennai FIR )
  • KITAL L894 BOLUR L894 BIBGO to VRDA ( Overfly Permit " Required " / Near To Chennai FIR )
  • KITAL L894 BOLUR L894 BIBGO to VREI ( Overfly Permit " Required " / Near To Chennai FIR )

We Offer Below India Overflight and Landing Permits Category :


  • Charter and Private Operator Services
  • Overflight Permits
  • Cargo Flight Overfly Permits
  • Commercial Airlines
  • Monthly Block Permits
  • Seasonal Block Overflight Permits
  • Overfly Country Navigation Settlement
  • Business Jets and Airliners Services
  • Landing Permits
  • Airport Parking Slot Arrangement

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List Of Airports In India :


Pakistan Overflight Permits

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We have direct contacts with worldwide Civil Aviation Authorities (CAA) and in some countries in which CAA is only allowed to process permits through local agents, we have a very professional local representative team available to support our valued customers so that we would be able to arrange landing permits on a short term notice period.

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