Passenger Civil Aviation Security Service Fees
(September 11th Security Fees)
PAPERWORK REDUCTION ACT STATEMENT OF PUBLIC BURDEN: This collection of information is mandatory pursuant to the Aviation and Transportation Security Act, Pub. L. 107-72, November 19, 2001, as amended, and 49 C.F.R. Part 1510, and will be used to ensure that air carriers are in compliance with the requirements to collect and remit the September 11th Security Fee. Please note that an agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a person
is not required to respond to, a collection of information unless it
displays a currently valid OMB control number. The OMB control number
for this collection is 1652-0001, which expires 05/31/2018.
Per Congress, collection was suspended from June 1 to September 30, 2003.
If you already have valid credentials, proceed to the
If you do not already have but require access to this system, please complete TSA Form 2504 (PDF-167KB) and fax it to the number provided in the form.
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On December 31, 2001, the Transportation
Security Administration (TSA), issued an Interim Final Rule (IFR) imposing
the Passenger Civil Aviation Security Service Fee (commonly referred to as the
"September 11th Security Fee") on certain civil aviation passengers
(PDF-104KB | HTML-37KB). On March 28, 2002, TSA amended the reporting
requirements of the IFR (PDF-41KB | HTML-18KB). These documents are available in the Federal
Register or on the Internet at Regulations.Gov, searchable by key word TSA-2001-11120. Section
1510.17 of the IFR, as amended, requires certain selling carriers (as explained
in the IFR) to provide the following information to the TSA on a quarterly basis:
- Name of the reporting carrier
- Total fee imposed on passengers (for each month in the quarter)
- Total fee collected from passengers (for each month in the quarter)
- Total fee refunded to passengers (for each month in the quarter)
- Total collections remitted to TSA (for each month in the quarter)
Every year, these quarterly reports, containing the above information for each
month of the quarter, must be submitted by the last calendar day of the month
following the end of every quarter thereafter.
|January 1 - March 31
||April 30, 12 Midnight
|April 1 - June 30
||July 31, 12 Midnight
|July 1 - September 30
||October 31, 12 Midnight
|October 1 - December 31
||January 31, 12 Midnight
Security Fee Data Collection
The Transportation Security Administration, Office of
Revenue is tasked with the collection of September 11th Security Fees
statistics on a quarterly basis as required by 49 C.F. R. 1510. The primary method of data collection is via a secure web application
which requires appropriate credentials (username/password) to access. Alternatively,
a paper form (TSA-Form-2502)
may be downloaded for those without internet access.
The completed forms must be faxed to the TSA Office of Finance and Administration, Revenue Division, Compliance Branch at (571) 227-2904.