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UK – EU Transition, and UK Civil Aviation Regulations

To access current UK civil aviation regulations, including AMC and GM, CAA regulatory documents, please use this link to UK Regulation. Please note, if you use information and guidance under the Headings below, the references to EU regulations or EU websites in our guidance will not be an accurate information or description of your obligations under UK law. These pages are undergoing reviews and updates.

Fit & proper persons/eligibility criteria

Eligibility criteria

If you apply for a licence, eligibility criteria will need to be met by you and individuals appointed by you to undertake prescribed roles. If the eligibility criteria is not met then we will be unable to grant you a licence or accept individuals appointed as prescribed roles. For further information and details of the documentation required to be submitted as part of your application please see (SIR 5&6) (Guidance on applying for a licence and Regulator's Licensing Rules)


Fit and Proper Persons

Additionally, both you and those appointed by you to carry out the activities to be authorised by your licence must be determined to be fit and proper persons. We will use the information supplied with your application, supported in some circumstances by the interview of applicable individuals to assess if a person is fit and proper. (SIA section 8(3) and Regulator's Licensing Rules and the CAA’s fitness of character policy). For further information and details of the documentation required to be submitted as part of your application please see Regulator's Licensing Rules

Financial and organisational

To be granted a licence you must be able to evidence you have the financial and technical resources in place to undertake the activities to be authorised by your licence. For further information and details of the documentation required to be submitted as part of your application please see Regulator's Licensing Rules

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