Registration of an Aircraft and Operator of an Aircraft - Australian Government

Description

You will need this registration if you are the owner of, or the person responsible for, an aircraft. An aircraft includes a remotely piloted aircraft over 150kg.

A registered operator is the person or organisation responsible for ensuring an aircraft's continuing airworthiness and correct maintenance procedures. This can be the owner or someone nominated by the owner.

Please note that a record on the Australian Civil Aircraft Register does not constitute sufficient proof of ownership for either the registration holder or the registered operator.

Service type

Licence

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

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this registration:

  • the operator must be a resident of Australia
  • the operator must be an Australian citizen or the holder of a permanent visa
  • the operator must be at least 18 years of age.

Other eligibility requirements may apply depending on the type of aircraft you intend to register. Please contact the agency for more information.

Duration

Ongoing

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
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Fees will change depending on your circumstances. Please contact the agency for more information.

Act(s) name

Civil Aviation Act 1988 Australian Government

Regulation(s) name

Civil Aviation Safety Regulations 1998 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:

Enquiries, CASA Licensing and Registration Centre (CLARC)

Industry Permissions

Civil Aviation Safety Authority

Operating address: CASA National Headquarters
16 Furzer Street
Phillip, Australian Capital Territory 2606
Mailing address: GPO BOX 2005
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2601
Phone: 13 17 57
Email: clarc@casa.gov.au