• Organisations may hold an approval from Brazilian Aviation Authority (ANAC) to maintain aircraft or engines and propellers for aircraft that are registered on the Brazilian Aircraft Register.

    A Bilateral Agreement between EU and Brazil was signed on 27 August 2013.

    The Bilateral Agreement means that NAA’s in Europe will undertake the oversight of organisations that hold EASA Part 145 approval and RBAC 145 Approval. This means that the UK CAA will undertake the oversight of those organisations where their main base is in the UK.


    Organisations must be based in the UK and hold:

    • A valid EASA Part 145 approval

    How much does it cost?

    Approvals are subject to an annual fee detailed in the UK CAA Scheme of Charges therefore. There are currently no fees charged by ANAC for their processing of approvals granted under the bilateral arrangements.

    In the event of a discrepancy between the information here and the Official Record Series 5, CAA Scheme of Charges (Airworthiness, Noise Certification and Aircraft and Aircraft Engine Emissions), the Scheme of Charges takes precedence.

    Payments can be made by credit or debit card or by bank transfer or by a cheque made payable to the Civil Aviation Authority.

    How long will it take for my application to be processed?

    • The application will be processed by Approvals & Certification (A&C) and forwarded to the CAA Regional Surveyor for review within 10 working days.

    How long is it valid for?

    A RBAC Approval is valid for 24 months unless suspended, cancelled or revoked.

    The RBAC may request suspension of the approval at any time if the conditions of approval are not met.

    • Application Form
    • Please contact apply@caa.co.uk for an application form
    • Payment of relevant fee
    • Completed RBAC F-143-1
    • Supplement to the Part 145 Maintenance Organisation Exposition (MOE)
      Demonstration of need

    • Proof of payment of fee
    • Complete and submit the application form with the proof of payment, Form F-143-17 and MOE Supplement via email to apply@caa.co.uk          
    • A&C will process the application and acknowledge within 10 working days.

    • A&C will review and log the application. Send completed Form F-143-17 and proof of payment to ANAC.
    • On receipt ANAC will notify A&C of the RBAC approval reference.
      The Regional Surveyor will review the MOE supplement and when it is acceptable will notify A&C.
    • A&C will issue an Approval Letter to the applicant advising the ANAC approval reference, the expiry date, the scope of approval and any limitations that have been applied.
    • ANAC will be sent a copy of the Approval Letter and update their website.