Application for Approval of Minor Change/Minor Repair Design

How to apply

The preferred way to receive this application is via the EASA Applicant Portal.
You will find information on how to register to become a user of the EASA Applicant Portal on our website.

Applications may alternatively be submitted by email to MinorChange-MinorRepair [at] easa [dot] europa [dot] eu, this might however lead to slightly longer processing times. 

Please support the paperless management of applications by submitting applications to us 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 submit 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.

In case the applicant is not a company but a natural person, a copy of the person’s ID or passport needs to be provided.

Documents can be uploaded using the EASA file box.

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.

The exchange and review of documents may also be conducted using SEPIAC – contact sepiac-support [at] easa [dot] europa [dot] 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

Scope: FO.CERT.00032 covers the following activities: Minor Change, Minor Repair and Minor Change to STC. On the Applicant Portal, Minor Changes to STC can be applied for by selecting the Minor Change activity and indicating in the application data and description which STC shall be revised/changed.

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 Regulation (EC) 319/2014, the Agency levies fees and charges for all its certification and approvals activities. The applicable table for Minor change applications is table 5 and the fee will be valid for the entire duration of the application. 

Applicant Services

You will find extensive information and instructions in the Applicant Portal User Guide and in the application form completion instructions, which are embedded in the application form.

Please also consult our FAQs.

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

For questions that are specifically related to the Fees & Charges and your invoice, please consult our FAQs.

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