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UK-EU Transition

References to EU regulation or EU websites in our guidance will not be an accurate description of your obligations or rights under UK law.

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

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 £275 £170
Change of registered ownership £275 £170
Change or registration marks £275 £170
De-registration of aircraft £275 £170

Flight Operations

Application Form

The following same day fees will be applied:

Flight Operations Service

Additional fee £

AOC only

Aeroplane Exemption/Permission (except Dangerous Goods) £285
EU-OPS Aeroplane RIE Exemption £285
Helicopter Exemption/Permission (except Dangerous Goods) £285
Munitions of War Approval for non-UK EU Operators £285
Munitions of War Permissions for non EU Operators £285
Dangerous Goods Approval for non EU Operators £285
Dangerous Goods Exemptions £285
A1/A2 Dangerous Goods Approval £285
Lithium Battery Approval £285
Police AOC Permission/Approval for dangerous goods and weapons £285
Replacement Documents £285

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 £

AOC

Additional fee £

Non AOC

Issue of an CAA or National temporary Permit to Fly £285 £170
Issue of an CAA temporary Permit to Fly, including approval of non-design related Flight Conditions £400 £235
Over-fly Exemptions £285 £170

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