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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.

When you can reapply

You can reapply from 28 days before your PDRA01 Operational Authorisation expires.

Reapply before the expiry date to preserve the anniversary of your authorisation and make sure there is no break in your authorisation.

Cost and period of authorisation

PDRA01 Operational Authorisation costs £234 per year.

There's no VAT to pay.

Your authorisation will last for 12 months.

Reapply for a PDRA01 Operational Authorisation

Once you're in the application service, we'll include some information from your previous application. You can keep this or you can update it if anything has changed since last time.

What if your authorisation has already expired

If your authorisation has expired, you'll need to apply for a new authorisation.

You can use the 'Reapply' button above.

Remember, you must not carry out any operations under an expired authorisation.