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What are the requirements for an international student to begin training.  What paperwork must be filled out, and where can I get this paperwork?  If you can attach the link or just instructions on how to find it, thank you.

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  1. Kris Kortokrax on Nov 22, 2011

    If you are not a resident of the United States, you will need to undergo a screening from TSA.  Your best bet is to contact the school you will attend for training.  After the screening, you will be tied to the school you choose.

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  2. Matthew Waugh on Nov 24, 2011

    This is a ver useful link:
     
    http://www.aopa.org/tsa_rule/

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  3. JamesCFI on Nov 25, 2011

      I’ve trained intl’ guys when I was freelancing.
     
    Really no big deal, just takes a while for TSA to “process” everything, but what else would one expect from TSA right lol
     
     Here is the website your Flight School or independent CFI will use to get you all cleared, it has a FAQ with all the documents you will need etc.
     
    https://www.flightschoolcandidates.gov/afsp2/?acct_type=c&section=FQ

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