Agency Accreditation

POS Accreditation

IPOS Accreditation​

A fundamental requirement to sell transport/ancillary services on the Air Transport Settlement System (ATSS) Standard Traffic Documents (STD) and other documents is to pass ATSS accreditation procedure.

ATSS accreditation allows you to:

  • Access to sale of transport/ancillary services of ATSS members and partners on ATSS STDs and other documents under model agreements, technologies, and procedures
  • Administer your sales online using an interactive interface provided to you
  • Use standard reporting for accounting and managing purposes.
    Settle your sales using agency's single asset
  • Become ATSS full member and be elected to the Control Council of Settlement (CCS) Agency Committee, an administrative authority that supports ATSS operations and sets its main development vectors

ATSS Agency Accreditation Rules stands for a normative and technological document regulating the rules, procedure, and terms of obtaining, termination, suspension of agency/POS/IPOS's accreditation in ATSS; and amendments to an Accreditation Agency Profile.

Accredited agency must inform TCH of any changes in the details of Accredited Agency Profile and attach documents evidencing these changes/supplements. 

Please send the agency/POS/IPOS's accreditation related documents and letters at

Agency, POS, IPOS will be charged for accreditation as per TCH Price List in place.

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Accreditation Requirements

Any legal entity or businessman, RF resident or non RF resident (hereinafter - Applicant) who sells or intends to sell transport/ancillary services and meets to the below listed criteria is eligible to ATSS Accreditation:

  • Applicant shall not have any outstanding obligations towards ATSS participants, and a person acting as CEO or shareholder (participant) of the Applicant shall not be (have not been) CEO or shareholder (participant) of the company that has any outstanding financial obligations towards ATSS participants
  • Applicant provides TCH with financial guarantee to cover agency's obligations according to the Calculation Method and Types of Financial Guarantee
  • Applicant's employees are to be familiar with ATSS normative, technological, and information documents related to transport/ancillary service sale
  • Applicant employs at least 2 (two) ticket agents selling transport/transport related services who passed a training program approved by TCH (if applicable)

Accreditation Procedure

To undergo the accreditation process, the Applicant shall email a set of documents in accordance with ‘ATSS Agency Accreditation Rules’ to TCH to and fill in the Application for temporary registration to undergo the accreditation with the ATSS. The accreditation is carried out by the Agency Accreditation Panel.

When undergoing the accreditation process, to arrange transportation/ancillary services on ATSS STDs, the agency needs to:

  • Sign an agreement on transportation/service sales with TCH
  • Get access to My Account of agencies (connection and use will be charged)
  • Sign an agreement for connection to a CRS (ADS) with their operator
  • Send POS/IPOS Accreditation Applications at
  • Submit applications for registration of ticket agents, terminals
  • Provide a financial guarantee

Accreditation procedure results in granting the right to sell transport/ancillary services on ATSS STDs.

Accredited agency, POS, IPOS obtains an ATSS accreditation certificate.


​POS Accreditation

Transport/transport related services sale on ATSS STDs at non-accredited POS by Accredited Agency is prohibited.

To accredit a POS, the Agency needs to send the below listed documents at

  • Application for POS accreditation 
  • Details of subagent (when POS seeking accreditation belongs to subagent)
  • Opinion on subagent business activities in the prescribed form (when a subagent shifts from one accredited agency to another)

​IPOS Accreditation

IPOS (Internet Point of Sale) is eligible to accreditation only in the presence of an accredited POS.

To accredit an IPOS, the Agency needs to send the below listed documents at

IPOS is subject to meet the criteria set by ATSS normative and technological regulations and Standards (website content, smooth operation of website engine and payment gateway, interaction with CRS (ADS), etc.)


TCH Agency Accreditation, Support and Control of Distribution Network Department:
T: +7 (495) 660-19-78, +7 (495) 660-19-80