Request for cancellation, interruption or re-activation of an application

Application cancellation
EASA will cancel an application upon request of the applicant. Cancelled applications cannot be re-activated. Should the applicant wish to continue with a cancelled application, a new application must be submitted to EASA. 
Cancelled applications will be billed in accordance with Article 9.2 of Commission Regulation (EU) 319/2014. The balance of any fees due will be calculated on an hourly basis.

Application interruption
EASA may interrupt an application upon request of the applicant.

Interruption period

  • An application may only be interrupted once, for a period not exceeding 18 months following the initial request to interrupt. 
  • If the initial request was for 6 or 12 months, the interruption may be extended to the total of 18 months.
  • The application validity is not impacted by the interruption. 
  • An application cannot be interrupted retroactively. Any interruption period starts with the receipt of the request at EASA.


  • EASA will automatically re-activate the application at the end of the interruption period – the applicant does not need to re-submit a new application to re-activate.
  • Should the applicant wish to re-activate the project prior to the end of the requested interruption period, a request for early re-activation shall be submitted.

Fees and Charges

  • The fee of an application interrupted within the first year since the application receipt shall not be reimbursed.
  • Applications interrupted after the first year shall attract a cancellation fee (crediting of the flat fee and billing of actually performed hours - (Art. 9.3 of Commission Regulation (EU) 319/2014) 
  • A re-activated application shall trigger a new initial fee (Art. 9.3 of Commission Regulation (EU) 319/2014).


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