How to become one of 'Da Best
Joining ZNY as a New Controller
In order to join ZNY ARTCC as a new ATC, you must follow a series of steps:
1) Make sure you have a VATSIM Membership account (it's free). You can sign up for an account at the VATSIM Registration Page. Remember you may only have one VATSIM Account. If it is inactive or you don't know your password, do not sign up again. Contact VATSIM Membership Department for help.
2) Once you have joined VATSIM and your CID (Controller IDentification) and password are working, you should proceed to the VATUSA Home Page and click on the "Join VATUSA link" (Direct Link) Follow the series of steps and choose New York ARTCC when appropriate.
Transferring to ZNY from Another VATUSA ARTCC
If you are a member of an ARTCC within VATUSA, transferring to ZNY is fairly simple:
1) Proceed to the VATUSA Home Page and click on the ARTCC Transfer Form link under ARTCC Information (Direct Link). Upon acceptance of the transfer, you will receive instructions via e-mail on how to get started at ZNY. Please, allow a few days for the transfer to process (it is a manual process).
Joining ZNY as a Visitor
In order to join ZNY ARTCC as a Visiting Controller, please visit the Become a Visitor Page and fill out the form on the page.
A welcome e-mail with instructions will follow. As this is also a manual process, please allow a few days for roster addition to occur.