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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.

Same day services

The same day service provides a single day turnaround of documents for certain Aircraft Registration, Airworthiness and Flight Operations processes. The same day 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. This is subject to all information being submitted and all queries answered within this timeframe.

Airworthiness and Flight Operations certificates are now digital and will be emailed out. For Aircraft Registration, the documents shall be sent by Royal Mail special delivery, where this is included in the service, or where the applicant so requests on the application form. Within the UK this provides for a 9:00am delivery on the next working day, or on a Saturday should it be sent at 16:30 on the Friday before.

For Aircraft Registrations, if preferred and selected by the customer, the document shall be scanned and sent by email. The customer should indicate the preferred delivery method at the time of application on the application form. Our services are detailed below by business area.

Same day services for Dangerous Goods approvals

Please note that all same day services for Dangerous Goods are currently suspended. This is a temporary arrangement for the next few weeks.

If this decision will have a detrimental operational impact on you, then please contact our Dangerous Goods team on dgo@caa.co.uk.

Aircraft Registration

SRG1750 Application Form

The following same day fees will be applied:

Aircraft Registration Service

Additional fee £

Aircraft greater than 15000 kg

Additional fee £

Aircraft 15000 kg or less

New registration of aircraft £310 £190
Change of registered ownership £310 £190
Change or registration marks £310 £190
De-registration of aircraft £310 £190

Flight Operations

SRG1751 Application Form

The following same day fees will be applied:

Flight Operations Service

Additional fee £

AOC only

Aeroplane Exemption/Permission (except Dangerous Goods) £320
EU-OPS Aeroplane RIE Exemption £320
Helicopter Exemption/Permission (except Dangerous Goods) £320
Munitions of War Approval for non-UK EU Operators £320
Munitions of War Permissions for non EU Operators £320
Dangerous Goods Approval for non EU Operators £320
Dangerous Goods Exemptions £320
A1/A2 Dangerous Goods Approval £320
Lithium Battery Approval £320
Police AOC Permission/Approval for dangerous goods and weapons £320
Replacement Documents £320

Airworthiness Services

Application Form

With immediate effect requests for same day service will only be considered for the following cases:

  • Temporary Permit to Fly where an aircraft is operated on an AOC and is in an AOG situation
  • Temporary Permit to Fly for State aircraft
  • Overflight Permission for operational aircraft only

The following same day fees will be applied:

Airworthiness Services

Additional fee £


Additional fee £


Issue of an CAA or National temporary Permit to Fly £320 £190
Issue of an CAA temporary Permit to Fly, including approval of non-design related Flight Conditions £450 £265
Over-fly Exemptions £320 £190