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Register My Advanced Ultra-light Aeroplane in Canada?

For First-time Registration of Advanced Ultra-light Aeroplanes (TP 13155)

  You must:
Basic Requirement
  • meet the Transport Canada eligibility requirements for registration as an advanced ultra-light aeroplane;
  • apply to Transport Canada, Civil Aviation for registration marks to be assigned to your aeroplane;
  • apply to Transport Canada, Civil Aviation to register your aeroplane;
  • provide aeroplane-specific documentation with the application;
  • pay the applicable fee(s).
Eligibility Requirements
  • ensure your aeroplane is of a type on the Transport Canada "Listing of Approved Advanced Ultra-Light Aeroplanes";
  • have a Statement of Conformity signed by the manufacturer for the aeroplane.
Registration Marks
  • apply to the appropriate Transport Canada, Civil Aviation office for registration marks to be issued to the aeroplane. Registration marks will be issued in the C-I series.
Registration Application and Documentation
  • complete the form entitled Application for registration of ultra-light or advanced ultra-light aeroplane (form 26-0521, to complete the PDF form, you will need to download it to your computer). Forms may also be obtained from any Transport Canada, Civil Aviation office;
  • attach the proof of ownership document (e.g. bill of sale);
  • include a photo of the aeroplane ID plate, clearly showing the name of the manufacturer, model and serial number;
  • include fee payment;
  • include a copy of the Statement of Conformity (SoC) signed by the manufacturer;
  • provide the form, attachments and fee to the appropriate Transport Canada, Civil Aviation office.
Document Obtained You will receive a Certificate of Registration in the mail from Transport Canada, Civil Aviation.
Fee Payment There is a $110.00 fee for registering your aircraft, payable to the Receiver General for Canada. There is no fee for issuing a mark, but there is a $45.00 fee for reserving a mark or a $140.00 fee for reserving or issuing a special mark.
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