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 aircraftTransfer 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

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 EUExport 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) 216/2008One 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.

 

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