• When you are making an application to transfer an aircraft you must include supporting documentation. It is a legal requirement.

    An application for a Certificate of Airworthiness (C of A) cannot usually be accepted without appropriate transfer documents.


    Status and origin of the aircraft Transfer documentation to be provided with application
    New aircraft constructed in a European Union (EU) member state EASA Form 52 (Statement of conformity to Type design)
    Used EASA aircraft imported from an EU member state An Airworthiness Review Certificate (ARC) issued under Regulation (EU) 1321/2004 (Part M).
    New EASA aircraft constructed outside the EU

    Export Certificate of Airworthiness issued within the 60 days preceding receipt of the application by the CAA

    Please note: EC Regulations require the transfer statement in this case to declare compliance to a Design approved by EASA

    Used EASA aircraft imported from outside the ;EU Export Certificate of Airworthiness issued within the 60 days preceding receipt of the application by the CAA
    Non-EASA aircraft (those falling under Annex II of EU regulation (EC) 216/2008

    One of the following:

    • An Export Certificate of Airworthiness issued within the 60 days preceding receipt of the application by the CAA
    • A current domestic Certificate of Airworthiness issued or renewed less than twelve months prior to the date of receipt of the application by the CAA
    • A current domestic Certificate of Airworthiness issued or renewed more than twelve months prior to the date of receipt of the application by the CAA and a statement from the exporting authority.

    Contact us

    apply@caa.co.uk

    Shared Service Centre
    Civil Aviation Authority
    Aviation House
    Gatwick Airport South
    West Sussex
    RH6 0YR
    Telephone: 01293 768374 (open 8.30am to 4.30pm)