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.
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.
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.
Please also see our FAQ 'What else do I need to know on the Annual Fee for holders of EASA Type Certificates / Restricted Type Certificates?'.
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.
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 consult our FAQs.