May 2016 licences for Travel Agents and Tour Operators

(12 Jan 2016)

Licence holders are strongly advised to read CN1/2016 in full.

Please ensure that your application is fully submitted before midnight on 13 February 2016 to avoid levies. 

This means:

  1. Application submitted online;
  2. Fee paid to CAR (by same day transfer if necessary) the fee must be in CARs account on 13 February; and
  3. Declaration received by CAR by email, fax or post.

Key dates:

Date Stage
12 January 2016  Opening of on-line licensing facility 
13 February 2016 Deadline for receipt of completed licence application at standard fee (please note that there will be no CAR support available on this date as it is a Saturday - we urge all applicants to submit applications before 5pm on Friday 12 February to avoid any possible levies)
14 March 2016 Date CAR aims to issue decision-in-principle letters for applications made by 13 February 2016
14 April 2016 Deadline for receipt by CAR of applicant’s bond for licence to be granted by 1 May 2016

Details of how to access the LCS are contained in the Commission Notice

Please Note: All those applicants renewing should be in possession of valid usernames and passwords.   If you have forgotten your username please contact and we will endeavour to assist you.  If you have forgotten your password please click on the link “If you have forgotten your password please click here” on the system to reset it.  The CAR does not have access to user passwords and will not be able to assist you in recovering it. 

In case of difficulties accessing system please contact the Travel Trade Team by emailing or calling 01-6611700. 

Full text of CN1/2016

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