Exemptions under Article 14(4) (EC) Regulation 216/2008 or under the Air Navigation Order

How to apply for an exemption


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

Who can apply

The aircraft owner, maintenance organisation, continuing airworthiness management organisation (BCAR CAMO) or any individual authorised by the aircraft owner can submit the application

How to apply

Contact us


Applications and Approvals
Civil Aviation Authority
Aviation House
Gatwick Airport South
West Sussex
Telephone: 01293 768374 (open 8.30am to 5pm)