Application for Part 66 Type Rating

Guidance for Applicants

The licence entitles you to exercise certification privileges on a specific aircraft type.


You must hold an EASA Part 66 Aircraft Maintenance Licence.

You must ensure that the relevant type training has been conducted within an approved 147 organisation.

The 147 Certificate of Recognition(s) are valid for 3 years from the date the course commenced.

You will be required to provide practical maintenance experience on the aircraft type, which has been conducted within a Part 145 maintenance organisation. As a guide 4 months is considered acceptable, although the experience can be reduced depending on the licence and rating(s) already held (minimum of 2 weeks).


The cost for each Type rating is £131.00.

There will also be a rolling renewal fee applicable that will need to be calculated.

An additional fee will be payable if you wish your documents to be returned by secure courier.

Processing time

We will endeavour to process applications within 10 working days.

Validity period

The licence is valid for 5 years from the issue date.

You will need to provide

  • SRG 1014 Application form
  • SRG 1187 Payment form
  • Original EASA Part 66 Aircraft Maintenance Licence
  • Copies of Theoretical Approved 147 Type Certificate(s) of Recognition
  • Evidence of practical maintenance experience in the form of logbook/worksheets or OJT.

You must ensure that copies of all documents are certified as true copies by your Quality manager or the most senior person within the organisation.

Associated rules and regulations

How to apply

Please send the application form and all supporting documentation to:

Licensing and Training Standards
Civil Aviation Authority
Aviation House
Gatwick Airport South
West Sussex

What to expect

  • Once we receive your application, an Initial assessment will be completed by a Licensing Officer.
  • The application is then sent to the Approvals team for the technical assessment to be conducted by one of our Surveyors.
  • If the application is successful, the licence will be signed by a licensing officer and dispatched.
  • If the application is unsuccessful, you will be contacted by letter or email.  At this stage the application will either be cancelled or placed in pending to await for additional documentation to be submitted.

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