Arial Works License

Timeline for Issuance of Air Operating Licences

Air Operating Licences are issued in accordance with Air Navigation Order, National Aviation Policy and Civil Aviation Rules 1994. These documents are available on CAA website. Applicant has to download the Application Form from the CAA’s website and forward his application along with all requisite documents to Director AT&ER, HQCAA and also forward the same online, after obtaining ID and Password from AT&ER Directorate. The processing time required is as under:-

Wherein DG CAA’s approval is required being the Competent Authority

ID
OPI
Action
Timelines
1
AT&ER Directorate
Scrutinize the application (or inform the applicant in case of any shortcomings)
within 07 days *
2
Airworthiness Directorate, Flight Standards Directorate, Billing Branch, Legal (Reg) Branch, EO / CP Branch
Process for next step i.e. obtaining comments / NOC from concerned Directorates/Branches (or inform applicant in case of any comment from any section)
within 15 days * +
3
Aviation Division
and also forward the cased to Aviation Division for security clearance of the company/individuals/CE Director
As required
4
AT & ER Directorate
process for the approval of the DG CAA (and to forward the case of Aviation Division for approval, where required)
within 14 days * +
5
AT & ER Directorate
Issue license after receiving License Fee and Security Deposit as well as confirmation from the Finance Directorate
within 10 days * ++
Total 46 days

Wherein Government’s approval is required being the Competent Authority

ID
OPI
Action
Timelines
1
Aviaiton Division
Process for approval (where government's approval is required)
within 14 days
1
AT&ER Directorate
Issue licence after receiving the government's approval and confirmation of Licence Fee and Security Deposit from Finance Directorate.
within 10 days ++
Total 60 days +++

"*" Time required by the application in case of clearing any shortcoming is not included.
"+" will be initiated simultaneously.
"++" will be counted one.
"+++" Security clearance time is not included.

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