Application for Alternative Procedure to Design Organisation Approval (DOA)

How to apply

The preferred way to receive this application is by email to DOA [at] (DOA[at]easa[dot]europa[dot]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.

Next Steps

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

Good to know

Scope: FO.DOA.00081 covers application for initial as well as change to ADOA.

An ADOA approval is the recognition that a Design Organisation complies with certain criteria of Part 21. This is done by implementing procedures setting out the specific design practices, resources and sequence of activities necessary to comply with the various Subparts of Part 21 dealing with design approval processes. This ensures that the Design Organisation has understood the applicable requirements and will perform relevant activities as expected by EASA. Due to its simplified nature, an ADOA does not include privileges. The establishment of these alternative procedures may be seen as a starting phase for a Subpart J DOA, allowing at a later stage, at the discretion of the Design Organisation, to move towards a full Subpart J DOA by the addition of the missing elements.

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 applicable table for initial ADOA is 9B. For changes to ADOA, charged by the hour, please refer to Part II.

Applicant Services

Please also consult our FAQs.

Should you have any further question or suggestion, please contact: 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 consult our FAQs.