References to EU regulation or EU websites in our guidance will not be an accurate description of your obligations or rights under UK law.read more
Please note that, in the event of UK participation in EASA and mutual recognition of licences and certificates ceasing, 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 outcome of the transition period negotiations on the long-term aviation relationship between the UK and the EU. In the meantime, the guidance provided and the application forms accessed via the CAA website portal will continue to be valid.
You must hold an existing UK Part 66 Aircraft Maintenance Licence and have met the full requirements as per Commission
Regulation UK (EU) No 1321/2014, Annex III, Part 66, 66.A.45.
Ensure that the relevant theoretical type rating training has been conducted within an approved Part 147
training organisation or Direct Course Approval in accordance with UK Part 66.B.130.
Ensure that the relevant practical type rating training has been conducted within either an approved Part 147
training organisation or an approved Part 145 organisation via Direct Course Approval in accordance with UK Part 66.B.130.
If however you applying for your first type rating to be endorsed onto your Part 66 Aircraft Maintenance Licence,
then you must ensure that the structured approved OJT has been completed within an approved UK or EU/EASA Part 145 organisation in
support of your theoretical and practical Certificates of Recognition(s).
The EU/EASA Certificates of Recognition (CofR) would continue to be acceptable until 30 December 2022 for inclusion on an UK Part-66 licence in certain circumstances:
EU/EASA Organisation approval certificate valid at the time if the course was completed along with the associated CofR's must be submitted to support applications.
NB: If you are applying for a change of name and or nationality you will be required to supply
evidence in support of your request, e.g. change of name deed poll/marriage certificate/valid passport.
The above service will also incur a Rolling Renewal fee which in order to calculate this fee you will need to have
the expiry date of your current Licence to hand when completing the online application form. The expiry date is
normally found on page 6 of 8 of your current Part 66 Aircraft Maintenance Licence depending on the size of your
If you are applying for any other additional services, the appropriate fee will also apply.
An additional fee will be payable if you wish your documents to be returned by secure courier.
Full details are available in the Scheme of
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.
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The following people can act as certifiers for all Part-66 application documents:
The following people can act as certifiers for ID Documents (Passport or full UK driving licence):
Instructions on how to certify your ID are available on How to get copies of your documents certified page.
Once all of the requirements have been met, please complete:
The application, supporting documents and original licence should be posted to:
Civil Aviation Authority
Licensing Assessment Team
Beehive Ring Road
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