Transfer Documentation

The documentation required for the transfer of an aircraft or Certificate of Airworthiness application

When making an application to transfer an aircraft, supporting documentation is a legal requirement.

An application for a Certificate of Airworthiness (CofA) cannot usually be accepted without appropriate transfer documents.

Status and origin of the aircraft Transfer documentation to be provided with application
New aircraft constructed in a European Union (EU) member state EASA Form 52 (Statement of conformity to Type design)
Used EASA aircraft imported from an EU member state

One of the following:

An Airworthiness Review Certificate (ARC) issued under Regulation (EC) 2042/2003 (Part M).

New EASA aircraft constructed outside the EU

Export Certificate of Airworthiness issued within the 60 days preceding receipt of the application by the CAA

Please note: EC Regulations require the transfer statement in this case to declare compliance to a Design approved by EASA

Used EASA aircraft imported from outside the EU Export Certificate of Airworthiness issued within the 60 days preceding receipt of the application by the CAA
Non-EASA aircraft (those falling under Annex II of EU regulation (EC) 216/2008 One of the following:

An Export Certificate of Airworthiness issued within the 60 days preceding receipt of the application by the CAA

A current domestic Certificate of Airworthiness issued or renewed less than twelve months prior to the date of receipt of the application by the CAA

A current domestic Certificate of Airworthiness issued or renewed more than twelve months prior to the date of receipt of the application by the CAA and a statement from the exporting authority (see British Civil Airworthiness Requirements (BCAR) Section B B3-2 Paragraph 4)