Add a Type Rating to an EASA Part 66 Aircraft Maintenance Licence

How to apply

Description


The Licence entities you to exercise certification privileges on a specific aircraft type(s).

Who can apply

You must hold an existing Part 66 Aircraft Maintenance Licence and have met the full requirements as per Commission Regulation (EU) No 1149/2011, Annex III, Part 66, 66.A.45.

Pre-Requisites


Ensure that the relevant theoretical type rating training has been conducted within an approved JAR/Part 147 training organisation.

Ensure that the relevant practical type rating training has been conducted within either an approved Part 147 training organisation or an approved Part 145 organisation.

If however you applying for your first type rating to be endorsed onto your Part 66 Aircraft Maintenance Licence, then you must ensure that the structured approved OJT has been completed within an approved EASA 145 organisation in support of your theoretical and practical Certificates of Recognition(s).

Currently for the addition of type rating(s) we can accept both JAR and Part 147 Certificates of Recognition.

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.

Cost


  • The current fee for this service is £131.00 per Type Rating.

The above service will also incur a Rolling Renewal fee which in order 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.

  • £6.00 (UK)
  • £14.00 (European)
  • £22.00 (Overseas)

Full details are available in the Scheme of Charges.

Processing time (On receipt of all required information)


  • 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.

Validity period


The EASA Part 66 Aircraft Maintenance Licence is valid for 5 years from the date of issue.

Associated Rules, Regulations and Forms


You will need to provide


  • Application for Initial Issue, Amendment or Renewal of an Engineer Licence (Form 19)
  • Certified true copy of your valid passport, EAA/EU National Identity Card or full Photographic Driving Licence certified by your Quality Manager.
  • Certified true copy of your current Part 66 Aircraft Maintenance Licence certified by your Quality Manager.
  • Certified true copies of the JAR/Part 147 Certificate of Recognition(s) (applicable to the type(s) applied for) covering theoretical and practical elements certified by your Quality Manager.
  • If this is the first type rating applied for, within any given licence category or sub-category (B1.1, B1.3, B2 etc), then approved OJT must be submitted certified by your Quality Manager.
  • Certified true copies of the logbook/worksheets showing evidence of the practical maintenance experience gained (if Practical elements not completed) certified by your Quality Manager.
  • The Recommendation attachment ensuring that it has been completed by your Quality Manager in support of your application.
  • If applying for change of name and or nationality a certified true copy by your Quality Manager of the supporting document e.g your valid passport/change of name deed poll/marriage certificate.

Note - The CAA has the right to request the return of the original Part 66 Aircraft Maintenance Licence at any point of your application.

How to apply


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 post to the address at the bottom of the page.

What to expect


  • The initial assessment of your application is completed by a Licensing Assistant or Officer
  • The application is sent to our Approvals team for a technical assessment which is conducted by one of our Standards Surveyors.
  • If the application is successful the Licence is then processed, signed and dispatched to you.

If you apply with the theoretical JAR/Part 147 Certificate of Recognition and are providing work records/logbook to support the practical element then the application is sent to our Approvals team for a technical assessment which is conducted by one of our Standards Surveyors.

If the application is successful through both assessments the licence is then processed, signed and dispatched to the individual.

  • If the application is unsuccessful at any point of the assessment, you will be contacted by letter or email. At this stage the application can either be cancelled or be placed in pending for 30 working days awaiting additional documentation to be submitted.

An assessment and refund fee may be charged if the assessment results in the rejection of your application. This will also be applied if you choose cancel your application.

Contact us


eldweb@caa.co.uk

Licensing Department
CAA
Aviation House
Gatwick Airport South
Gatwick
RH6 0YR