Licence holders should report their monthly, quarterly and annual passenger numbers online. The APC payment will be
calculated automatically once you complete and submit the online report.
If you will not be using the online facility to report your figures, you can still submit reports by post. These
forms can be downloaded on this page. Simply check which category of licence you fit into below for the relevant forms
and advice on when these need to be submitted.
Every licence holder has a statutory duty to pay the APC within six weeks of the end of each reporting period.
The CAA’s preferred method for collection of your APC will be by Direct Debit, where your payments will be collected
automatically upon submission of your returns.
You can still pay by this method if you submit your returns by post. To do so, simply complete the Direct Debit
mandate and send it to the address provided.
Download the Direct Debit
Licence holders and licence holder groups with an authorised licensable turnover of £5 million or more are required
to provide monthly reports to the CAA. The necessary forms can be downloaded below.
Licence holders and licence holder groups who sell ATOL to ATOL seats, will still need to submit quarterly paper
reports for their ATOL to ATOL passenger numbers, in addition to the monthly reports.
Licence holders and licence holder groups within an authorised licensable turnover of less than £5 million are
required to submit quarterly reports detailing the passenger numbers and revenue based on departure date. The
necessary forms can be downloaded below.
SBA's are companies authorised to carry no more than 500 passengers per year and are required to submit Annual
returns at each renewal. The necessary forms can be downloaded below. Annual returns can also be submitted via the
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