NICARAGUA Overflight Permit

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NICARAGUA Overflight Permit

from 287.00

The overflight permit for Nicaragua can now be processed online. Required documents should be submitted below. INAC Civil Aviation Fee of $127 is included.

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Do I need a permit for Nicaragua?
— Yes, all operations require a permit

Permit Requirements: All operations over Nicaraguan territory require a permit. This includes coastal operations along UL423, even though the route is over water. A separate CENAMER Notification is also required, read about why.
Documents Required: Registration, Airworthiness, Insurance, Licenses, Medicals.
Lead Time: Civil Aviation processing is 3 working days.
Validity: Permits are normally valid for 72 hours. If you are doing a return leg as well, the permit will be valid round-trip: just make sure you let us know the details of the return flight in the 'Additional Info' section when you purchase the permit.
Permit Format: The permit is issued as IAC, then a four digit number followed by the year, which should be placed in Field 18 of your flight plan in the format RMK/PERMIT NICARAGUA IAC3421/15.
Aviation Authority Fees:Civil Aviation, through the "Unidad de Atención a Vuelos Privados y Oficiales" levies a fee of $127 USD including bank fees, to issue a permit. This is included in the rate above. ATC Navigation Fees are billed to the Aircraft Operator directly by INAC of Nicaragua.

Special Permits

  • Specific Approval: All countries require a Special Permit to overfly if you are operating on a Ferry Permit, Special Flight Authorization, Special Airworthiness Certificate, or have any other departure from standard ICAO documents. Approval is normally given by the Department of Transport rather than the Aviation Authority. Processing time is 5 days. Read more about this type of permit here.
  • Dangerous Goods: Any aircraft carrying Dangerous Goods (DG's) as specified in ICAO Annex 18 and the Technical Instructions, requires Approval from the country overflown. For this service, contact directly.
  • Block Permit: For Nicaragua, IATA Summer and Winter Seasonal permits are available for Airlines and regular operators. Navigation Charges are billed direct to the Operator. For a block permit, order directly at

Document Upload

Add the required permit to your cart, then use the Document Collector below to submit the documents to Civil Aviation for your flight. Make sure all are clear and legible, especially for names, license numbers and dates. If you prefer, you can also just email them to