Licence Validations

Application for Certificate of Validation

Certain operational and technical personnel must hold a licence validation issued by the Isle of Man Aircraft Registry before flight or prior to carrying out maintenance on M registered aircraft.

See below for details.

The Isle of Man Aircraft Registry will validate appropriately type rated flight crew licences issued by a contracting state to the Convention on International Civil Aviation.

A flight crew member must hold a current validation when operating any M registered aircraft.

Aircraft operators are reminded that they are accountable for ensuring that their crew are appropriately trained and maintain currency to the required standard as outlined in RP4 and that only flight crew that meet these requirements shall operate the aircraft in accordance with its particular Operational Approval(s).

Validations have a three year validity and you can view the current fees for all validations here.

From the 8th of September 2020, flight crew will be able to apply for a General Flight Crew Licence (GFCL) validation.

This validation is not restricted to:

  • Aircraft operator.
  • Class/type rating.
  • Registration Mark.

If you wish to apply or transfer to a GFCL please fill out Form 6 Application for a GFCL Validation and email along with the relevant supporting documents listed on the form to [email protected] .

A current certificate can be renewed up to 30 days prior to the expiration date of the current validation. Remember to include copies of any licences or documents which have been changed since the previous application.

Should you require any support with your licence validation application please don't hesitate to contact us at [email protected] or call us on +441624 682358.

Maintenance certification staff who hold type rating privileges on a license issued by an ICAO compliant State can have their license validated and can conduct ‘line maintenance and defect rectification’ on an Isle of Man registered aircraft.

Validations are type rating specific to provide operators and NATRs with some flexibility in their operations.

To apply, please complete Form 7 Application for Maintenance Engineer Licence Validation and email with the relevant supporting documents as listed on the form to [email protected]