Guidance on eligibility for exemption applications
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.
The aircraft owner, maintenance organisation, continuing airworthiness management organisation (CAMO) or any individual authorized by the aircraft owner can submit the application
The cost of issuing an Exemption in accordance with Article 14(4) of Regulation (EC) 216/2008 is £791 per application.
In the case of discrepancies, Paragraph 3.9 of the 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.
Applications and Approvals
Civil Aviation Authority
Gatwick Airport South
Telephone: 01293 768374 (open 8.30am to 5pm)