Qualified Ownership

We register Private and Corporate operated business jets over 5,700 kgs maximum weight or twin turbine helicopters (no commercial flying permitted).

The aircraft has to be registered to a person or company from any of the countries of the British Commonwealth, the European Economic Area or Switzerland; full details are available below:

(1) Only the following persons are qualified to hold a legal or beneficial interest by way of ownership in an aircraft registered in the Isle of Man or in a share in such an aircraft—

    (a) the Crown in right of the Isle of Man, the United Kingdom or any part of the United Kingdom;

    (b) Commonwealth citizens;

    (c) Nationals of any EEA State or Switzerland;

    (d) British protected persons;

    (e) bodies incorporated in some part of the Commonwealth or having their registered office, central administration or principal place of business in a part of the Commonwealth; or

    (f) undertakings formed in accordance with the law of the Isle of Man, an EEA State or Switzerland and having their registered office, central administration or principal place of business within the Isle of Man, an EEA State or Switzerland.

(2) If an unqualified person resides or has a place of business in the Isle of Man and holds a legal or beneficial interest by way of ownership in an aircraft or in a share in an aircraft, the Department may register the aircraft in the Isle of Man if it is satisfied that the aircraft may otherwise be properly registered.

(3) If an aircraft is chartered by demise to a person qualified under paragraph (1) the Department may, whether or not an unqualified person is entitled as owner to a legal or beneficial interest in the aircraft, register the aircraft in the Isle of Man in the name of the charterer by demise if it is satisfied that the aircraft may otherwise be properly so registered.

(4) Subject to this Part, an aircraft registered under paragraph (3) may remain registered during the continuation of the charter.

The “Commonwealth” as defined in the Air Navigation (Isle of Man) Order 2015.

 

Anguilla Grenada Sierra Leone
Antigua  and Barbuda  Guyana Singapore
Australia   India Solomon Islands
The Bahamas   Isle of Man   South Africa
Bangladesh   Jamaica  Sovereign Base areas on Cyprus
Barbados Kenya South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands
Belize   Kiribati   Sri Lanka
Bermuda     Lesotho     St Helena & its dependencies  (Ascension Island & Tristan da Cunha)
Botswana Malawi St Kitts and Nevis    
British Indian Ocean Territory Malaysia St Lucia
British Antarctic Territory   Maldives   St Vincent and the Grenadines
British Virgin Islands Malta Swaziland    
Brunei Mauritius Tonga  
Cameroon Montserrat Trinidad and Tobago  
Canada   Mozambique     Turks and Caicos Islands
Cayman Islands   Namibia Tuvalu  
Channel Islands Nauru Uganda
Cyprus   New Zealand United Kingdom  
Darussalam   Nigeria United Republic of Tanzania
Dominica Pakistan Vanuatu
Falkland Islands Pitcairn Islands Zambia
Fiji Islands   Papua New Guinea  
Gibraltar Samoa    
Ghana Seychelles         


EEA States

Austria Greece Netherlands
Belgium Hungary Norway
Bulgaria Iceland Poland
Czech Republic Ireland Portugal  
Cyprus Italy Romania
Denmark Latvia Slovakia
Estonia Liechtenstein Slovenia
Finland Lithuania Spain
France Luxembourg Sweden  
Germany Malta United Kingdom

   

OTHER QUALIFYING COUNTRIES

Switzerland

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