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Integrated Airman Certification and Rating Application (IACRA)

IACRA is the web-based certification/rating application that guides the user through the FAA's airman application process. IACRA helps ensure applicants meet regulatory and policy requirements through the use of extensive data validation. It also uses electronic signatures to protect the information's integrity, eliminates paper forms, and prints temporary certificates.

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What's new in IACRA

IACRA Version 8.15.2

This release contains the following changes:

  • Chrome and Firefox users will see a message at login if they have their pop-up blockers turned on. A pop-up blocker test window will be briefly visible.
  • The online recovery option has been removed from the Password Recovery page. Users may now recover their password via a link sent to their email. Users will be required to correctly answer their security questions before they can reset their password.
  • The system will now allow total hours to include FFS/FTD/ATD hours for Commercial CFR 61 Airplane and Rotorcraft Helicopter hours.
  • The letter of discontinuance will include the Certifying Officer’s signature. The most recent letter will be included in the application package that IACRA sends to the Airman Registry
  • The IACRA generated 8400-3 form was updated to match the revised 8400-3 form. Updates to the supplementary page for addresses were also completed in this release.
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Frequently Asked Questions

Q. I’m registered in IACRA as a Recommending Instructor (RI). My CFI certificate has expired, but I recently renewed my CFI certificate. Will I still be able to use IACRA?
A. CACFI and RI roles will have a 120-day grace period if the user has a pending CFI renewal in IACRA or has renewed on paper. If you do not have a pending renewal, you will no longer be able to use IACRA after the 120-day grace period. IACRA is a totally electronic system and relies on real-time validation checks in FA ....Read more
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IACRA Help Need Help?
Download the latest version of the IACRA Instruction Manual (8.7) for help on login, registration, new screen layouts, consoles, and ATP CFR 61, 121, 141 and 135 certifications.
-- or download the previous version of the IACRA Instruction Manual (7.6) for all other IACRA functionality.
-- or visit our Training and Documentation page for more information.