Application for Transfer of Certificate

How to apply

The preferred way to receive this application is by email to CertificateTransfer [at]

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.

Original certificates must be returned to:

European Union Aviation Safety Agency
Applicant Relationships
Postfach 10 12 53
D-50452 Köln

Next steps

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

Good to know

Fees and Charges: In accordance with Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2019/2153, the Agency levies fees and charges for all its certification and approvals activities. Transfer of certificates applications are charged by the hour, as per Part II of the regulation. Following the successful approval of your TC transfer application, EASA will levy an annual fee in accordance with Table 8. STCs do not attract an annual fee.

Applicant: the applicant for a transfer of certificate application may be the current certificate holder or the future holder. Please note that the fee levied for the application will be payable by the applicant. 

In case the applicant is the current certificate holder, the designated new holder must complete and sign the Annex to the application form. 

In case the applicant is the designated new holder, a declaration of the current holder must be made agreeing to the transfer.

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] (Applicant[dot]Services[at]easa[dot]europa[dot]eu)  

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