Requirements for foreign air operators seeking permission to operate on Nigerian territory.
i. A copy of the maintenance agreement between the air operator and the approved maintenance organization, in cases where the approved maintenance organization is recognized by a foreign government to do the repair;
ii. A copy of the air service agreement with a safety clause permitting the foreign airline to fly into Nigeria;
iii. For wet rented aircraft, a copy of the CAA approval from the operator’s state, together with the name of the operator who has operational control over the aircraft, is required;
iv. A prospective Aircraft Operator Security Program for foreign air operators, who do not possess an Air Operator Certificate granted by the Authority. This program complies with the Nigeria Civil Aviation Regulations, for acceptance and subsequent approval by the Authority;
v. Any additional documents that the Authority deems relevant to guarantee the safety of the envisaged operations.
A foreign air operator applicant may get a Document of Authorizations, Conditions, and Limitations from the NCAA-
i. After the foreign airline operator’s request to fly inside Nigerian territory was granted;
ii. After a successful administrative evaluation of the paperwork the foreign air operator provided;
iii. Whenever it has signed bilateral or multilateral agreements with the operator’s state that contain a safety clause;
iv. When it does not have bilateral or multilateral agreements in place with the State of the Operator, the Authority does not receive any important safety discoveries or serious flaws from the safety-related information that is readily available and pertinent to the foreign air operator.