A designee or delegation is a person or organization that performs certification tasks on behalf of the FAA. This page provides information about each designee and delegation type, how to become a designee, and access to training, forms, and regulations.

Notice: The FAA is transitioning to a new program to manage designees called the Designee Management System (DMS). Please see the DMS page for more information.


  • FAA Designee Feedback – Enter your comments and questions on designee or certification issues online.



  • Designee Information Network (DIN) Portal – Renew your existing delegations on-line.

    NOTE: Designees who have transitioned into the Designee Management System (DMS) will apply for renewal through DMS.�� Please see the DMS page for more information.