If your authority is responsible for protecting the maritime or aviation domain, we invite your authority to become part of the global team that can make a difference in keeping your community safe. We want to hear from you.

Our primary focus is protecting the public and the supply chain against threats like terrorism and other serious crimes. Working together as a global force, we effectively achieve our collective requirements and address community, national, and global security threats.

Authority Activities offer*:

  • Representation at regulation and policy development for the United Nations and other international organizations;

  • Participate in INTERPORTPOLICE delegations to the United Nations and other international organizations;

  • Contribute to the development of guidance and best practices for the transport security and law enforcement sectors, including through lessons learned;

  • Staff to access, deliver, receive, and develop high quality training courses and material;

  • Access to guidance and best practices developed by other INTERPORTPOLICE member organizations;

  • Support to members’ interests when promoting national inter-agency cooperation;

  • Participate in impartial security assessment and audits of members’ security and law enforcement systems;

  • Participation in a global recognition and awards programme for individuals and organizations; and

  • Access to a robust communication and networking system connecting member organizations and individual members.

  • Some activities require donor status.*

An authority whose country is a UNITED NATIONS or INTERPOL member or invited, may apply for admissions.

How to Apply

Many of our educational programmes are in whole or are in part through the partnership with the Morrone 9/11 Center for Counterterrorism and Security (A U.S. 501 c3 charity). LEARN MORE




An authority, agency, or department with law enforcement, public safety, security or intelligence*, responsibility are eligible for admission.

The admission policy allows for the donor and observation authority status. Authority funding donor allocation was suspended in 2008; however, effective in 2024, a minimum donor fee of $950 is required unless Observation or Consultative Status is granted (no donor fee).    

Upon submission, a letter of invitation will be offered.  The Organization donor admission fee will be sent via an invoice.  Requirements are as follows:



Be a legally constituted government, authority, or regulated authority for law enforcement security or intelligence responsible for aviation, maritime, transport, or border sector. Members are asked to contribute a donor fee to support the organization's efforts.  However, observer status can be granted for agencies that cannot fulfill the donation.

STATUARY CONTRIBUTIONS: Each authority is asked to contribute as a donor or can apply for observer status. Our goal is to be inclusive and allow those who serve in aviation, maritime, border, and transport law enforcement and public safety to contribute to security efforts.

  • Apply for admission per the guidelines and policies of the INTERPORTPOLICE.

    • Authority AgecnyLaw enforcement, public safety, security, and intelligence authority/government agency related to aviation, maritime, or transport (includes border/transit).  Upon submission, a draft admission letter will be forwarded to the authority.  A list of senior personnel will be requested.  An authority with extreme budget restraints may request Observation Status. This category is a voting member of the AGM.

    • Regulated Authority: Port Authority security and/or public safety related to aviation, maritime, transport, or border that are a private organization regulated or contracted by a government authority. The organization's donor fee is $1,525 a year.  

Funding – The requirements to work globally and assist member countries and authorities from traditional resources go beyond police and security budgets. Therefore, voluntary funding from governments and security organizations, non-governmental organizations, and private entities through programmes, projects, grants, and other contributions becomes essential and recommended. We appreciate your appropriate inquiries.


  • Consultative Authority: An qualified authority, educational association, or institution whose mission includes efforts related to aviation, maritime,  transport, or border; public safety and security that wishes to contribute to and support the activities of the Organization through various contributions, including academics, research, and expertise other approved activities relating to policing, public safety, and security may apply, and on approval the is no Donor fee: $0


  • Supporting: A commercial company with security interests related to aviation, maritime, transport, or border issues, including critical public infrastructure, would like to keep abreast of information and be included in identified general programs.  Fee: Organization donor fee: $1,875.

After submitting the form to the right, you will be forwarded to our Community Security Practice Guide, provided on an Adobe reader; at the bottom of the page, you can download a PDF. If you have any questions, please email us or use the contact form on the contact page.  Government law enforcement and security or other approved security organizations will have the Security Practice Guide forwarded.

*Admission status category may be reflected in how the organization is constituted.

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