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UK Civil Aviation Regulations

These are published by the CAA on our UK Regulations pages. EU Regulations and EASA Access Guides published by EASA no longer apply in the UK. Our website and publications are being reviewed to update all references. Any references to EU law and EASA Access guides should be disregarded and where applicable the equivalent UK versions referred to instead.

A Priority Notice can be lodged with us as a notice of an intention to enter a mortgage on the UK Register of Aircraft Mortgages

Priority of competing Priority Notices is established by the date and time of entry of Priority Notices or Mortgage Entries on the UK Register of Aircraft Mortgages rather than the creation dates of the mortgages themselves.

How do I apply?

To enter a Priority Notice you will need to complete the CA1330: Entry of Priority Notice form. Once you have completed the form and saved a copy to your device you will then need submit this through the Application Form Submission Service by clicking on the button at the end of the form.

You will need a CAA Portal Account.

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How much does it cost?

Charges depend on the maximum take-off weight of the aircraft that is the subject of the proposed mortgage. To verify the weight of a particular aircraft please refer to the G-INFO UK Register database.

Maximum take-off weight

<= 15000 kg

CAA Charge


Maximum take-off weight

>15000 kg

CAA Charge


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

In accordance with our service standards we aim to process the applications within three working days.

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What happens next?

Confirmation of entry will be e-mailed to the prospective mortgagee, mortgagor, registered owner and agent.

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How long is it valid for?

The Priority Notice is valid for 14 working days (the day of entry being recorded as the first day), the expiry date being 16:00 hours of the fourteenth working day.

The priority notice then expires at the end of the 14 day period unless it is followed up with a further Priority Notice, or the entry of aircraft mortgage.

A priority notice can be entered over any aircraft, even if the aircraft concerned is not currently entered on the UK Register of Civil Aircraft.

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