If the experience has been gained in an EASA 145 Maintenance Organisation but an overseas
company, original logbooks/worksheets and examination certificates will be required.
You will be required to demonstrate by examination a level of knowledge in the appropriate subject modules in
accordance with Commission Regulation (EU) No 1321/2014, Annex III, Appendix I. The examinations should be conducted
either by an approved Part 147 training organisation appropriately approved in accordance with Annex IV (Part-147) or
by the competent authority.
You must provide the following amount of practical maintenance experience gained within an EASA 145 Maintenance
Organisation in the form of logbooks / worksheets signed by the appropriate signatory.
The above experience requirement should be practical involving a representative cross section of maintenance tasks
on operating aircraft specific to the category to be applied for.
You must complete any training course, basic knowledge examinations and relevant practical maintenance experience
within the 10 years preceding the application for an Aircraft Maintenance Licence.
The recommendation document will need to be completed by a Quality Manager or the immediate senior person within the
Quality Department of your current employer, or the organisation where the experience is gained.
Note: If you are applying for a change of name and or nationality you will be required to supply
evidence in support of your request, e.g. change of name deed poll/marriage certificate/valid passport.
If you are applying for any other additional services the appropriate fee will also apply.
An additional fee will be payable if you wish your documents to be returned by secure courier.
Full details are available in the current Scheme of Charges (Personnel
There have been a number of applications received from AML applicants applying for issue of an AML or for additional
privileges to be added to an existing AML which have been rejected by the CAA due to, for example, lack of experience
criteria. This has resulted in the CAA refunding 100% of the application charge paid even though CAA time has been
incurred to review the application in order to reach the rejection decision.
The CAA is required to recover its costs from those that have caused those costs to be incurred. Therefore, for
applications received from 15 September 2016, the CAA will deduct £170 to recover the average costs of its application
review, in respect of those applications that the CAA has rejected or where the applicant has withdrawn his/her
application before the CAA has completed its review.
This deduction is associated with applications in respect of AML activities under the UK Official Record Series 5
No. 310, Personnel Licensing Scheme of Charges, para. 13.1 table 58 refs. a,
c, i, d and/or e. This action is in line with the CAA Charges Waiver and Refund Policy from 1 September 2016.
Same day, special delivery and other customised services are available at an additional cost. This service is on request, which should be made at the time of initial application. Documents are worked to a same day turnaround from receipt of customer request by 11:00 to completion of the processing of the application by 16:30 on the same working day. The customer will be able to collect the documents by 16:30 on the same day or the documents shall be sent by Royal Mail special delivery, where this is included in the service.
View same day, special and customised delivery charges
To ensure you complete your application correctly, please refer to the following associated rules, regulations and forms to help you with your application:
Once all of the requirements have been met, please complete:
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