Part 21 Subpart G

Application guidance for design and production organisations


European Commission Regulation (EU) No. 748/2012 determines the rules for the certification of design and production organisations. Part 21 subpart G of this regulation concerns the production of EASA aircraft and related products, parts and appliances

Who can apply

An organisation, partnership, Limited Liability Partnership or Sole Trader, located in the UK, that wishes to carry out manufacturing and production of aircraft or associated components that are used for commercial air transport.

Organisations located outside the UK, including the Channel Islands, should apply directly to EASA

How to apply

Please Note: Organisations needing to change a Registered Company or Limited Liability Partnership (LLP) Number will require a new initial approval as it cannot be classed as a change to an existing approval. See CAP 562, Leaflet C-30 for further information.

Approval validity period

Organisation approvals are non-expiring, however this is subject to a continuation recommendation every 24 months from the date of issue.  This is raised by the CAA Surveyor following a satisfactory audit programme.

Contact us

Applications and Approvals
Civil Aviation Authority
Aviation House
Gatwick Airport South
West Sussex
Telephone: 01293 768374 (open 8.30am to 4.30pm)