Reporting Verified Positive Drug Test Results, Prohibited Alcohol-Related Conduct or Refusals to Submit to Testing

Employers must report to the FAA's Federal Air Surgeon all verified positive drug test results or prohibited alcohol-related conduct for any safety-sensitive employee or applicant who holds a Part 67 Medical Certificate.

Employers must report to the FAA's Federal Air Surgeon all refusals to submit to drug or alcohol testing by any safety-sensitive employee or applicant who holds a Part 61, Part 63, or Part 65 Airman Certificate.

Employers may report to the FAA's Federal Air Surgeon all other safety-sensitive employees' or applicants' verified positive drug test results, prohibited alcohol-related conduct, or refusals to submit to testing.

Sample reports are available here. If you have any questions concerning reporting the above issues, please contact the Special Investigations Branch directly at (202) 267-8442 or via email at AAM830@faa.gov.

Management Information System (MIS) Report

Annual reports of testing statistics must be submitted to the FAA by March 15 of the succeeding calendar year for the prior calendar year (January 1 through December 31) for all part 121 operators; all employers with 50 or more employees performing a safety-sensitive function; and all other employers notified by the FAA in writing of the requirement to submit a report.

Emergency Maintenance for part 135 on-demand Operator or § 91.147 air tour operator

Employers must notify the FAA's Drug Abatement Division in writing within 10 days after being provided emergency maintenance by a maintenance provider that is not subject to the requirements of 14 CFR part 120.

Emergency Maintenance for Part 91, Subpart K (Fractional Ownership) Operators

Fractional ownership operators must notify the FAA's Drug Abatement Division in writing within 10 days after being provided emergency maintenance by a maintenance provider that is not subject to the requirements of 14 CFR part 91, Subpart K (§ 91.1047) or 14 CFR part 120.