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FO.CERT.00030

Application for Type Certificate/Restricted Type Certificate

How to apply

The preferred way to receive this application is by email to TC [at] easa.europa.eu.
Please support the paperless management of applications by submitting documents to EASA electronically only.

Additional documents

If this is your first application to EASA and you do not have an EASA applicant account, you will need to provide us with a copy of articles of incorporation of the entity or business registration stating the company name, business registration number and legal seat of the company.

Specific technical documents shall be provided directly to the person responsible for investigating your application. The individual contact details will be communicated to you upon EASA application acceptance.
Particularly large files can be uploaded using the EASA file box.

The exchange and review of documents may also be conducted using SEPIAC – contact sepiac-support [at] easa.europa.eu or your PCM to understand whether your project can be managed using SEPIAC and request the access to the tool.

Next steps 

 

Please also see the related Information Sheet on the Application Acceptance Process for a more detailed view.

Good to know

Application effectiveness: The effectiveness of your application is limited to five (5) years for large aeroplanes and large rotorcraft and to three (3) years for any other product. In case the type certificate is not issued within the time limit of five or three years, you may file for an extension of your application by submitting an informal email request to the Certificate Delivery Team. Alternatively a new application can be submitted.

Fees and Charges: In accordance with Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2019/2153, the Agency levies fees and charges for all its certification and approval activities. The fee payable by the applicant for an application for Type Certificate/Restricted Type Certificate is set out in Table 1 of Part I of the Annex to this Regulation. This fee will be levied per application and per period of twelve (12) months. For the period after the first 12 months, the fee shall be 1/365th of the relevant annual fee per day. 

After the issuance of the EASA Type Certificate / Restricted Type Certificate, EASA will levy per period of twelve (12) months an annual fee in accordance with Table 8 of Part I of the Annex to this Regulation, for the purpose of maintaining the certificate. The first 12-month period starts on 01 June following the date on which the certificate is issued.
 
By derogation from the flat fees set out in Table 8, the following shall apply: 
 
A. For freighter versions of an aircraft that have their own type certificate, a coefficient of 0,85 is applied to the fee for the equivalent passenger version.

B. For holders of multiple EASA Type Certificates, EASA Restricted Type Certificates and/or multiple other Type Certificates, a 25 % reduction to the annual fee is applied to the fourth and subsequent certificates subject to the same flat fee in the same fee category identified in Table 8. 
 
C. The hourly rate set out in Part II of the Annex, up to the level of the full fee for the relevant fee category shall be charged in the following cases:

1. For aircraft 

a. which are out of production for more than 20 years, or 
b. of which less than 50 units have been produced worldwide, or
c. of which 50 or more units have been produced worldwide, provided that the certificate holder demonstrates that less than 50 units are in service worldwide; 

2. For engines and propellers 

a. which are out of production for more than 20 years, or 
b. of which less than 100 units have been produced worldwide 
c. of which 100 or more units have been produced worldwide, provided that the certificate holder demonstrates that the engine or propeller is installed in less than 50 aircraft in service.

The criteria established in point C. shall be assessed by reference to the 1st of January of the year in which the respective billing cycle starts. 
 
Having regard to Table 8 and the derogations listed above, the period during which an invoice regarding a fee for continuing airworthiness activities may be retroactively adjusted is limited to one year after its issuance.
 
The amounts referred to in Part I and Part II of the Annex shall be indexed, with effect of 01 January each year, to the inflation rate in accordance with the method set out in Part IV of the Annex.

Please note that the above summary of the related provisions of the Fees & Charges regulation is provided for convenience only. If, at any time, there is a discrepancy, inconsistency or conflict between the information provided above and in the Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2019/2153, the latter shall prevail.

Amendment to type certificates: use application form FO.CERT.00031 for Major Changes including requests to add new model(s) to the Type Certificate (activity formerly known as Derivative) or FO.CERT.00038 for transfers.

Applicant Services

You will find further information in the application form completion instructions, which are embedded in the application form and in our FAQs.

Should you have any further question or suggestion, please contact the Certificate Delivery Team:  Applicant.Services [at] easa.europa.eu  

For questions that are specifically related to the Fees & Charges and your invoice, please contact query.feesandcharges [at] easa.europa.eu.