How to apply
The addition of the Category C onto the Part 66 Aircraft Maintenance Licence permits the holder to issue Certificate(s) of Release to service following base maintenance on aircraft.
Who can apply
You must hold a type rated existing Part 66 Aircraft Maintenance Licence and have been exercising Category B1/B2 privileges for 3 years or more.
For Category C with respect to large aircraft:
3 years of experience exercising category B1.1, B1.3 or B2 privileges on large aircraft
5 years experience of exercising category B1.2 or B1.4 privileges on large aircraft.
For Category C with respect to other than large aircraft:
3 years of experience exercising category B1 or B2 privileges on other than large aircraft
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.
NB: 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.
The above service will also incur a Rolling Renewal fee. To calculate this fee you will need to have the expiry date of your current Licence to hand when completing the online application form. The expiry date is normally found on page 6 of 8 of your current Part 66 Aircraft Maintenance Licence, depending on the size of your Licence.
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:
Please see the Scheme of Charges for full details.
We endeavour to process applications in 10 working days from date of receipt.
Incomplete applications are not subject to the 10 working day turnaround time until all application requirements are met.
The EASA Part 66 Aircraft Maintenance Licence is valid for 5 years from the date of issue.
Note - The CAA does have the right to request the return of the original Part 66 Aircraft Maintenance Licence at any point of your application.
Once all of the requirements have been met, the Application for Initial Issue, Amendment or Renewal of an Engineer Licence (Form 19) should be submitted online with the requested documents scanned, or they can be delivered in person or posted to the address at the bottom of the page.
The assessment of your application is completed by a Licensing Assistant or Officer.
Following an acceptable assessment the Licence is then processed, signed and dispatched to you.
We will contact you if we have any queries regarding your application and may keep your application pending while any additional requirements are met.
A refund fee may be charged if the assessment results in the rejection of your application. This will also be applied if you choose to cancel your application.