Schedule VI—Maintenance and Manufacturing

Item Document or Preparatory Action in Respect of Which a Charge is Imposed Charge Service Description Service Characteristic Service Standards
Normal Days Maximum Days
1 Issuance of the following flight authorities by an employee of the Department of Transport:
(a) a certificate of airworthiness for an aircraft in the transport category, other than a certificate issued on importation of the aircraft. $180 Upon receipt of an application, Transport Canada Civil Aviation (TCCA) will review the completed application made in accordance with relevant sections of Canadian Aviation Regulation (CAR) 507. A certificate shall be issued for aircraft that comply with all airworthiness requirements. Requests are submitted to the applicable regional office or Headquarters. 1 5
(b) a certificate of airworthiness for an aircraft not in the transport category, other than a certificate issued on importation of the aircraft. $125 Same as 1(a). Requests are submitted to the applicable regional office. 1 5
(c) a certificate of airworthiness for an aircraft in the transport category, issued on importation of the aircraft. $1,260 Same as 1(a). Requests are submitted to the applicable regional office or Headquarters. 45 90
(d) a certificate of airworthiness for an aircraft not in the transport category, issued on importation of the aircraft. $590 Same as 1(a). Requests are submitted to the applicable regional office. 45 90
2 Issuance of a special certificate of airworthiness. $250 Same as 1(a). Requests are submitted to the applicable regional office or Headquarters. 1 5
3 Reinstatement of a suspended certificate of airworthiness. $410 Same as 1(a). Requests are submitted to the applicable regional office or Headquarters. 1 5
4 Issuance of a flight permit in the following classifications:
(a) experimental. $285 Same as 1(a). Requests are submitted to the applicable regional office or Headquarters. 1 5
(b) specific-purpose. $45 Same as 1(a). Requests are submitted to the applicable regional office or Headquarters. 1 5
5 Validation of a flight authority, in respect of:
(a) a foreign aircraft, other than a foreign amateur-built aircraft, operating in Canada. $100 Upon receipt of an application for the validation of a flight authority for a foreign aircraft that does not comply with Article  31 of the Convention on International Civil Aviation, TCCA will review the foreign flight authority and any associated operating limitations and conditions. Where it is determined that the operating limitations and conditions are acceptable and the aircraft is safe for flight, TCCA will issue a validation of the foreign flight authority, thereby authorizing the operation of the aircraft in Canadian airspace. Requests are submitted to the applicable regional office or Headquarters. 5 10
(b) a foreign amateur-built aircraft operating in Canada. $25 Same as 5(a). Requests are submitted to the applicable regional office or Headquarters. 5 10
6 Approval of an amendment to the operations specifications set out in the flight authority in respect of an amateur-built aircraft. $35 Upon receipt of a request for approval of an amendment, TCCA will review the application and supporting documentation to verify compliance with the requirements. Once the requirements have been met, the approval will be given. Requests are submitted to the applicable regional office. 1 5
7 Issuance of an export airworthiness certificate by an employee of the Department of Transport, in respect of:
(a) transport category aeroplanes and transport category rotorcraft. $2,500 Upon receipt of a request for the issuance of an export airworthiness certificate, TCCA will review the application and supporting documentation to verify compliance with the regulatory requirements of CAR 509, schedule an inspection and issue the certificate provided the results of the inspection are satisfactory. Requests are submitted to the applicable regional office or Headquarters. 45 90
(b) very light aeroplanes, airships and aeroplanes and rotorcraft other than transport category aeroplanes and transport category rotorcraft. $400 Same as 7(a). Requests are submitted to the applicable regional office. 45 90
(c) gliders, powered gliders and manned free balloons. $200 Same as 7(a). Requests are submitted to the applicable regional office. 45 90
8 Issuance of a certificate of approval for a maintenance, manufacturing or distributing organization, in respect of organizations with the following number of technical employees (employees who are carrying out maintenance-, manufacturing- or distribution-related activities):
(a) three employees or fewer. $300 Upon receipt of the organization’s manual detailing their policy and procedures, TCCA will review it and make sure it meets the applicable regulatory standards and then issue the certificate. Requests are submitted to the applicable regional office. 90 120
(b) more than three but fewer than 11 employees. $1,200 Same as 8(a). Requests are submitted to the applicable regional office. 90 120
(c) more than 10 but fewer than 51 employees. $4,920 Same as 8(a). Requests are submitted to the applicable regional office or Headquarters. 90 120
(d) 51 or more employees. $6,090 Same as 8(a). Requests are submitted to the applicable regional office or Headquarters. 90 120
9 Reinstatement of a suspended certificate of approval for a maintenance, manufacturing or distributing organization, in respect of organizations with the following number of technical employees:
(a) three employees or fewer. $150 TCCA will review the reinstatement criteria defined in the suspension notice to ensure that they were met, and re-issue the certificate of approval as appropriate. Requests are submitted to the applicable regional office. 1 10
(b) more than three but fewer than 11 employees. $600 Same as 9(a). Requests are submitted to the applicable regional office. 1 10
(c) more than 10 but fewer than 51 employees. $2,460 Same as 9(a). Requests are submitted to the applicable regional office or Headquarters. 1 10
(d) 51 or more employees. $3,000 Same as 9(a). Requests are submitted to the applicable regional office or Headquarters. 5 10
10 Approval of an aircraft maintenance schedule, in respect of:
(a) a large aircraft, a turbine-powered pressurized aircraft, a turbine-powered helicopter or an airship. $1,400 Upon receipt of a request for approval of an aircraft maintenance schedule, TCCA will review the program and evaluate the draft maintenance schedule to determine if the approval can be granted. Requests are submitted to the applicable regional office or Headquarters. 30 140
(b) any other aircraft. $180 Same as 10(a). Requests are submitted to the applicable regional office. 30 140
11 Approval of an amendment to the tasks or intervals set out in an aircraft maintenance schedule, other than an amendment requested by an employee of the Department of Transport. $100 Upon receipt of a request for approval of an amendment to the tasks or intervals set out in the maintenance schedule, TCCA will review the amendment and determine if the approval can be granted. Requests are submitted to the applicable regional office or Headquarters. 10 30
12 Issuance of a restricted certification authority. $250 Upon receipt of a request for the issuance of a restricted certification authority, TCCA will review, evaluate and determine the individual’s training, knowledge and experience. An authority will then be issued by Headquarters. Refer to CAR 571.11(7), Airworthiness Manual (AWM) Chapters 571.11(3) and (4) and Maintenance and Manufacturing Staff Instruction (MSI) 62. Requests are submitted to the applicable regional or Headquarters office and forwarded to Headquarters for evaluation, if required. 1 5
13

Issuance of a letter of initial acceptance to European Joint Aviation Requirements (JAR-145)* maintenance organizations.

*JAR-145 is now the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA-145).

$1,200 Upon receipt of a request for a letter of initial acceptance to EASA-145, TCCA will contact EASA to review, evaluate and determine if the company holding a 145 approval is acceptable for issuance of a CAR 573 approval. If so, a letter will be issued. Requests are submitted to Headquarters. 60 90
14 Aviation Requirements (JAR-145)* maintenance organizations.

* JAR-145 is now the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA-145).
$800 Same as 13. Requests are submitted to Headquarters. 60 90
15 Inspection, by an employee of the Department of Transport, of an amateur-built aircraft during construction. $230 External delegation has been given to Minister’s Delegates-Recreational Aviation (MD-RA). TCCA will review/perform inspections if there are conflicts between the builder and the MD-RA. You may visit their Web site at http://www.md-ra.com/. 10 30
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