Certificate of Approval - Aircraft or Aircraft Components - Australian Government


You will require this approval if you intend to engage in the maintenance of aircraft or their components.

This approval will allow you to be involved in any stage of design, distribution or maintenance of aircraft, aircraft components or aircraft materials. It also grants the training of candidates who will conduct examinations of such works.

Individuals or organisations may apply for approval.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type


A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this licence you must:

  • provide details of the location where the activities will be carried out
  • provide details of the proposed activities and who your maintenance personnel are
  • outline your relevant qualifications and experience and those of your personnel
  • specify the facilities and equipment available to you for the carrying out of the activities
  • specify your arrangements that ensure you will continue to receive information necessary for the carrying out of those activities
  • have in place a system of quality control that meets the Agency's requirements
  • ensure that your application is signed by yourself, a member of your firm or the Public Officer of your company.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.


As specified on the certificate.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application All

Fees vary depending on individual circumstances. Please consult the Contact Officer for fee information.

Act(s) name

Civil Aviation Act 1988 Australian Government

Regulation(s) name

Civil Aviation Regulations 1988 Australian Government

Administering agency

Civil Aviation Safety Authority

Industry Permissions

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Permissions Application Centre

Industry Permissions

Civil Aviation Safety Authority

Operating address: 16 Furzer Street
Australian Capital Territory 2606
Mailing address: GPO BOX 2005
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2601
Phone: 13 17 57
Fax: 07 3144 7333
Email: regservices@casa.gov.au