Cbp Form 442 PDF Details

Understanding the complexities of aviation and international travel involves navigating through various regulations and protocols, especially when it comes to overflying U.S. territory. The CBP Form 442, a critical document issued by the Department of Homeland Security's U.S. Customs and Border Protection, serves a pivotal role in this realm. Its primary purpose is to procure exemptions from special landing requirements for private aircraft intending to overfly U.S. airspace without landing. This application process, while seemingly straightforward, encompasses several key elements, including details about the aircraft, intended airports of use, and information on the flight crew and passengers. In addition, applicants must certify their compliance with specific operational requirements, such as the use of a Class "C" transponder and adherence to Instrument Flight Rules (IFR) when arriving from foreign ports. The form calls for rigorous attention to detail, from ensuring the accurate presentation of both operator and aircraft information to the necessity of renewal every two years. Moreover, it highlights the importance of transparency and accountability, as any past convictions of federal, state, military, or foreign crimes by any persons associated with the application must be disclosed. Submission of the completed form to the designated Customs and Border Protection office initiates a process of verification and checks, underscoring the U.S. government's commitment to security and legal compliance in airspace management.

Form NameCbp Form 442
Form Length3 pages
Fillable fields0
Avg. time to fill out45 sec
Other namescbp form 442, cbp 442 02, customs overflight permit, form 442

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OMB No. 1651-0087

U.S. Customs and Border Protection

Expires 08/31/2012



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AIRCRAFT INFORMATION (if additional space is needed, provide attachments)

3. Tail Number


4. Country of Registration

5. Serial Number


6. Make/Model/Series


7. Color Scheme

8. Current CBP

















Decal #

























































































































































































































INTENDED AIRPORT(S) OF USE - NAME & CODES (if additional space is needed, provide attachments)


9. Arrival Airport(s) Name & City/State

10. Arrival Airport


11. Foreign Airport(s) Departure Name

12. Foreign Airport(s)










Departure Code

















































































































































































































































CBP Form 442 (09/02)

PILOT/CREW INFORMATION (if additional space is needed, provide attachments)

13.Pilot/Crew Name & Address:

(Use Full Legal Name)

14.DOB (mm/dd/yyyy)

15. SEX

16.Citizenship Place of Birth

17.Passport and /or Doc #

18. Social Security # 19. Pilot


License #

USUAL OR ANTICIPATED PASSENGERS (if additional space is needed, provide attachments)

20. Name & Address: (Use Full Legal Name)

21.DOB (mm/dd/yyyy)

22. SEX

23.Citizenship Place of Birth

24.Passport and /or Doc #

25.Social Security # (optional)

USUAL OR ANTICIPATED CARGO (if additional space is needed, provide attachments)

26. List Usual Cargo or Baggage


I hereby certify that all the information given on this application is true and complete, and I authorize U.S Customs and Border Protection to perform whatever checks are necessary to verify my eligibility for, and compliance with 19 CFR 122. I acknowledge that I have read the rules of this program and agree to abide by them. I understand that significant penalties may be incurred by my business and/or me personally for non-compliance.

To the best of your knowledge has anyone on this application ever been convicted of any Federal, State, Military or Foreign Crime or Offense other than Traffic Violations in this country or elsewhere? (Violations that occurred prior to a person's 16th birthday may be excluded).

YES, Attach Explanation


This aircraft used with this Overflight Exemption (if approved) will be equipped with a Class "C'' Transponder. The aircraft will be operated above 12,500 feet during normal flight conditions unless ordered to fly at a lower attitude by FAA flight controllers and IFR flight rules will apply when arriving from foreign ports. The U.S. Customs and Border Protection Port of first intended landing will be notified in advance (24 hours or other local arrangements). The aircraft must be available for inspection by CBP anytime. If the applicant has entered into a time-share or lease agreement with a particular aircraft, by signing below the applicant agrees to having full operational control of the aircraft and all passengers, cargo, and crew that are being transported.

27. Owner Signature/ApplicantSignature

28. Date

29. Notary or CBP Officer's Signature (OVERFLIGHT)

30. Date

Mail Application to: U.S. Customs and Border Protection Attn: Overflight Desk

69 Terminal B

Newark IAP Newark, NJ 07114

This application must be renewed every two (2) years (bi-annual) for the ''Term" Overflight program.

CBP Form 442 (09/02)(Back)

PAPERWORK REDUCTION ACT NOTICE: Paperwork Reduction Act says the information collected on this application is needed to carry out the Customs and Immigration laws of the United States. We need the information to insure that applicants meet the criteria established to participate in the U.S Customs and Border Protection Overflight Exemption as per 19 CFR 122.25. The information collected will be stored in a computer database for tracking purposes. Your response is required to obtain the benefits of participation in the program. Statement required by 5 CFR 1320.21: The estimated average burden associated with collection of information is 20 minutes per respondent or recordkeeper depending on individual circumstances. Comments concerning the accuracy of this burden estimate and suggestions for reducing this burden should be directed to U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Regulations and Rulings, 799, 9th Street, NW, Washington 20229.


We are required by the Privacy Act to provide you with the following information: The authority for requesting the information is 5 USC 301 Treasury Department Order #165 revised as amended. Providing the information is mandatory for Private Aircraft Operators/ Passengers to participate in the CBP Overflight Program. The information or data may be given to federal, state or local law enforcement agency when CBP becomes aware of violations or possible violations of civil or criminal law; to a federal agency when conducting an investigation for security reasons, or to a court. If data or information is not provided, applicant(s) will not be approved to participate in the program.

CBP Form 442 (09/02)

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2. Right after completing the last step, head on to the next part and fill out the essential particulars in these fields - INTENDED AIRPORTS OF USE NAME, Arrival Airports Name CityState, Arrival Airport, Foreign Airports Departure Name, Code, and Foreign Airports Departure Code.

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4. This next section requires some additional information. Ensure you complete all the necessary fields - PilotCrew Name Address, Use Full Legal Name, DOB mmddyyyy, SEX, Citizenship, Place of Birth, Passport and or Doc, Social Security optional, Pilot License, USUAL OR ANTICIPATED PASSENGERS if, Name Address Use Full Legal Name, DOB mmddyyyy, SEX, Citizenship Place of Birth, and Passport and or Doc - to proceed further in your process!

Passport and or Doc, Use Full Legal Name, and PilotCrew Name  Address in form 442

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