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NOTAM originator

Forms and documents

NOTAM Group Management User Guide

PART 175.D – Aeronautical Data Originators – Data Product Specification: NOTAM Originators – 21 August 2017 (PDF)

NOTAM Request Form version 8 – 21 September 2015 (PDF) – Current
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Note: Feedback and suggestions regarding the NOTAM Originators Manual or NOTAM Request form is appreciated. Email

Authorised Originators

IMPORTANT: If your position or area is not mentioned below, you MUST contact the NOTAM Office before submitting a NOTAM request.

The following authorities are approved to originate NOTAM:

  • CASA delegates of Airspace and Aerodrome Regulation Division and Operations Division
  • Airservices
  • Military Airspace and Airfield Authorities
  • Aerodrome proprietors and their representatives
  • BoM
  • Individuals or organisations authorised in accordance with Part 175 to originate NOTAM in relation to matters related to their operations.

RAAF AIS originate NOTAM:

  • when an urgent amendment or correction is necessary to a flight information publication map or aeronautical chart and AIPAB action would be unsatisfactory
  • to promulgate details received from appropriate sources regarding use of airspace over international waters for special exercises
  • as required by Air Force Headquarters.

Airservices ATS staff may originate a NOTAM on their own initiative, if the delegate is not available, provided that the information is essential for flight safety and/or conduct of flight operations.

Originator responsibilities

The originator is responsible for:

  • completing all necessary coordination before providing the NOTAM Office with the information to be promulgated
  • verifying and validating the correctness and completeness of the NOTAM issued by the NOTAM Office.

NOTAM retrieval

NOTAM originators are required to use their NAIPS User ID to access the NAIPS Internet Service (NIS) to check their NOTAM for correctness.


  • if the activation time of a NOTAM is more than 10 days in the future, a return email or fax cn be requested
  • if you do not have access to the internet a return far can be requested

How do I get access to NIS?
For originators without a valid NIS login, you can register at

How can I check my NOTAM on NIS?
Using NIS, originators can view or print current NOTAM issued on any aerodrome or airspace within Australia up to a maximum of 10 days (240 hours) validity.

Is there still a way to have NOTAM emailed?
The NOTAM Office can arrange for all NOTAM issued on your aerodrome to be automatically emailed to you, however this can only be to a single nominated email address. Requests for this service must be in writing to the NOTAM Office via email.

Will the NOTAM request form and NOTAM originator manual be amended?
Yes, the NOTAM request form and the NOTAM originator manual is being updated to reflect these changes. Advice will be distributed when the new versions are due for release.

If you have any questions please contact the NOTAM Office on 02 6268 5063.

News and updates

4 November 2016

Commencing from 1 December 2016, the Australian NOTAM office will no longer send confirmation of published NOTAM via email. See here for more details.

Contact us

Phone: 02 6268 5063
Fax: 02 6268 5044