Please note that, in the event of the UK leaving the EU without a negotiated agreement, some CAA website content and application forms may continue to carry the EASA logo or reference the EU or EASA rather than the UK CAA in the short term. These will be updated in due course following the UK’s departure from the EU. In the meantime, the guidance provided and the application forms accessed via the CAA website portal will continue to be valid.
The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) states that "Noise certification shall be granted or validated
by the State of Registry of an aircraft on the basis of satisfactory evidence that the aircraft complies with the
requirements which are at least equal to the applicable Standards specified in this Annex".
The CAA discharges its responsibilities regarding ICAO requirements for EASA Aircraft through European Regulation (EC)
No. 216/2008 Article 6 and for Non-EASA Aircraft through the Aeroplane Noise Regulations 1999, the Aeroplane Noise
(Amendment) Regulations 1999 and the Air Navigation (Environmental Standards for Non-EASA Aircraft) Order
Not every aircraft on the UK Register is obliged to have a Noise Certificate. There is no legislation requiring noise
certificates for older aircraft and, with the exception of microlights, Permit to Fly aircraft.
This application is not required when you are also applying for a Certificate of
(Individual certificate under Part-21 made independently of the CAA)
Full details of all prices are available in the Scheme of Charges.
The Noise Certificate will be issued within 20 working days (unless a noise test is required) / Issued the Same Day
if Same Day Service has been requested.
Same day, special delivery and other customised services are available at an additional cost. This service is on
request, which should be made at the time of initial application. Documents are worked to a same day turnaround from
receipt of customer request by 11:00 to completion of the processing of the application by 16:30 on the same working
day. The customer will be able to collect the documents by 16:30 on the same day or the documents shall be sent by
Royal Mail special delivery, where this is included in the service.
View same day, special and customised delivery charges
Noise certificates issued by the UK CAA are non-expiring.
(Note - Propeller pitch datum is not required for aircraft with a fixed pitch propeller. Please ensure that you enter a 'zero' measurement and 'not applicable' as your selection in the applicable fields.)
Please contact us at email@example.com for a replacement, quoting the Aircraft Registration and the existing Noise Certificate number.
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