The following category of flights are exempt from Licences and Permits:
- Civil Aircraft registered in a state (other than Jamaica) which is party to the Air Transit Agreement and which flies across or lands in Jamaica in accordance with the provision of that agreement in order to facilitate a fuel stop or emergency landing.
- Flights for the purpose of training or testing of persons
- Flights providing ambulance or rescue facilities
- Flights for the purpose of testing of demonstrating an aircraft
- Positioning flights