Credentials in original form are required for the meeting; photocopies, scanned copies, or facsimiles will not be accepted. Such original credentials should be signed on behalf of the State or international organization concerned, by a person duly authorized to do so, giving the name and position of each member of the delegation and indicating the capacity in which he or she is to serve at the meeting.
In accordance with Rule 4 of the Standing Rules of Procedure of the Assembly of the International Civil Aviation Organization (Doc 7600), delegations of Member States may be composed of delegates, alternates and advisers (no observers); one of the delegates should be designated as the Chief Delegate.
As per Rule 5, non-Member States and international organizations duly invited by the Council, or by the Assembly itself, may be represented by observers. Where a delegation consists of two or more observers, one of them should be designated as “Chief Observer”.
The credentials should preferably be sent by 6 September 2013 to the Secretary General or may be deposited, when registering on-site, with the Secretary of the meeting through the designated Credentials Coordinator.