Making an initial application for an exemption under Article 14(4) of EC Regulation 216/2008 or from the Air Navigation Order (CAP 393).
Article 14(4) Exemptions: When properly justified Regulation (EC) 216/2008 Article 14(4) allows the member states to consider granting an exemption from the compliance with mandatory requirements in the event of unforeseen urgent operational circumstances or operational needs of a limited duration, provided the level of safety is not adversely affected.
ANO Exemption: When properly justified the Air Navigation Order allows the UK CAA to consider granting an exemption for national aircraft subject to conditions
In the case of discrepancies, the CAA Scheme of Charges ORS 5, Scheme of Charges refers and will be the definitive charge
The service standard for the issue of an exemption is 10 working days from receipt of a completed application and appropriate fee.
The validity period will be assessed and granted according to individual case circumstances
If the exemption request is for a fleet of aircraft, please provide details of the aircraft fleet(s) i.e. aircraft type(s). This information can be provided in a text box or by uploading a document when completing the form.
If the exemption is a repeat exemption, please provide the previous exemption number.
For Article 14(4) exemptions (as per Basic Regulation (EC) 216/2008), please state whether the exemption is sought to meet one of these reasons:
For Article 14(4) Exemptions and ANO exemptions, please provide full details of the reason for the application.
You will also need to define how the level of safety is not adversely affected and advise what mitigating measures are put in place, if any.
Supporting documentation, if applicable can be uploaded when completing the form. For example:
Applications and Approvals
Civil Aviation Authority
Gatwick Airport South
Telephone: 01293 768374 (open 8.30am to 5pm)