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Fees

Fees Payment

Listed below are the Bermuda Civil Aviation Authority Fee Schedule and the invoice application forms. In order for our clients to make the required payment to the Bermuda Civil Aviation Authority (BCAA), an invoice has to be issued by BCAA to our client.

The owner/operator of aircraft or approved organisation shall request an invoice by sending an invoice request directly to the BCAA finance department 90 days prior to the expiry of the certificate:

  • Use form AW-105 for Certificate of Airworthiness (CofA) and CofA for export, initial or renewal (Form AW-105 can be used for multiple aircraft).
  • Use form AW-106 for Aircraft Maintenance Organisation (AMO) and Continuing Airworthiness Management Organisation (CAMO) approval certificate and CAMO Subpart F authorisation, initial or renewal.

Email the completed forms to receivables@bcaa.bm

The BCAA contacts are:

New clients will need to be registered as a new vendor with BCAA finance. The client should complete the New Customer/Name Change Finance Form found below and email the completed form to the BCAA finance team at receivables@bcaa.bm. Once registered, invoice requests can be submitted.

Fee Summary

Detailed information on fees will be found in the Air Navigation (Fees for Certificates and Services) Regulation 2012 found here.

The following is a summary of the most common occurring fees, stated in US$:

Registration:

Certificate of Registration

No charge

Change of Ownership

$500

Airworthiness:

Certificate of Airworthiness - Corporate and General Aviation

Initial issue and re-issue with a maximum validity of 12 months*

$100 per 500 kg or part thereof

Note: The Certificate of Airworthiness Fee does not include the investigation cost.

Certificate of Airworthiness - Commercial Air Transport

Initial issue and re-issue with a maximum validity of 12 months

Aircraft not exceeding 5,700 kgs

$8,000

Aircraft exceeding 5,700 kgs but not exceeding 30,000 kgs

$8,000 plus $175 per 500 kgs or part thereof exceeding 5,700 kgs up to a maximum of $16,500

Aircraft exceeding 30,000 kgs but not exceeding 100,000 kgs

$16,500 plus $145 per 500 kgs or part thereof exceeding 30,000 kgs up to a maximum of $36,000

Aircraft exceeding 100,000 kgs but not exceeding 200,000 kgs

$36,000 plus $135 per 500 kgs or part thereof exceeding 100,000 kgs up to a maximum of $63,000

Aircraft exceeding 200,000 kgs but not exceeding 300,000 kgs

$63,000 plus $130 per 500 kgs or part thereof exceeding 200,000 kgs up to a maximum of $89,000

Aircraft exceeding 300,000 kgs

$89,000 plus $125 per 500 kgs or part thereof exceeding 300,000 kgs up to a maximum of $101,500

Note: The Certificate of Airworthiness Fee includes the investigation cost.

Storage/Transition Registry

Storage/Transition Fee

$5,000 annually

Other Airworthiness Fees

Initial approval and the renewal (every two years) of the approval of maintenance organisations

$3,000

Commercial Air Transport CAMO - Initial approval and renewal (every two years) of Continued Airworthiness Management Organisation

$3,000

Corporate and General Aviation CAMO - Initial approval and renewal (every two years) of Continued Airworthiness Management Organisation*

No charge

Issue of a one time approval for a maintenance organisation and CAMO

$1,000

Certificate of Airworthiness for Export

$100 per 500 kgs or part thereof; minimum fee of $5,000 and maximum of $70,000

Note: Fees set out in this section shall be applied with such additional investigation cost as may be necessary.

Use of an Approval from Another Overseas Territory

Initial approval and the renewal (every two years) of the approval of maintenance organisations

No charge

Corporate and General Aviation CAMO - Initial approval and renewal (every two years) of Continued Airworthiness Management Organisation

No charge

Note: Investigation costs do not apply to fees in this section.

Licencing:

Issue of a Certificate of Validity of a foreign licence where no specific aircraft registration or operator is stipulated

$2,000

Issue of an annual General Certificate of Validation or Recognition of a foreign licence associated with a commercial air transport operation or an aircraft manufacturer

$3,000
per annum

Initial or re-appointment of an authorised examiner for an aircraft type rating or instrument rating

$1,000

Initial or re-appointment of an authorised examiner for conducting Operator Proficiency Checks (OPC)

$750

Initial or re-appointment of an authorised Line Training/Check pilot

$500

Approval or validation of foreign approval of flight simulator

$2,500
per aircraft type

Flight Operations:

Initial approval and renewal in accordance with Article 134 of the order (NCC)*

No Charge

Initial Minimum Equipment List (MEL) Approval

$800
plus actual costs incurred

Renewal Minimum Equipment List (MEL) Approval

$200
plus actual costs incurred

Investigations and Inspections:

For the review of documents; the conducting of inspections or investigations; the witnessing of tests, experiments or flying trials carried out in connection with any part of the Order, but not elsewhere specified

Actual costs incurred including investigation and administration costs $200 minimum

Except as specified elsewhere, investigations conducted in connection with any part of the Order, plus actual costs incurred, including but not limited to, transportation, accommodation and subsistence

$1,600 per man-day or $200 per man-hour. Travel days shall be charged at $800 per man-day

Note: The fees indicated with an * above have been reduced through an interim arrangement pending formal amendment of the Fees Regulation.

Pay Online

Online payment is now available via the BCAA website on our Pay Online page.