How Do I... Co-register an Aircraft in Canada?

For Two or More Owners (TP 13276)

  You must:
Responsibilities
  • must ensure that the aircraft is certified and maintained in accordance with the Canadian Aviation Regulations (CARs);
  • is responsible for ensuring application fee(s) payment;
  • must notify Transport Canada, Civil Aviation if there is a change in permanent address, in writing, within seven days of that change,
    • there is a change in any or all of the owners, in writing, within seven days of that change,
    • the aircraft is destroyed, permanently withdrawn from use or exported, within seven days,
    • the aircraft is missing on a flight, by the quickest means of communication available;
  • may be subject to legal action if damage is caused by, or through, the operation of the aircraft;
  • may be held responsible for the operation of the aircraft, if it is in violation of the CARs.
Registration Application
The aircraft registration process is the same as for one owner applying for registration. For specific documentation on how to register your aircraft, please refer to the appropriate document:
Mail Recipient Applicants must choose one person to be the mail recipient and place that person's name first on the application for registration form. Only the mail recipient will receive safety information such as Safety Notices, Airworthiness Directives, Notices to Aircraft Maintenance Engineers and Aircraft Owners from Transport Canada, Civil Aviation. You should make sure that each owner is aware of who the mail recipient is.
Document Obtained You will receive a Certificate of Registration. It will reflect the names of all the owners, but only the address of the mail recipient.
For Further Information
Change in Owners A change in any or all owners must be provided to Transport Canada, Civil Aviation in writing within seven days. The Certificate of Registration will be cancelled and the aircraft cannot be flown until an Interim Certificate of Registration is activated or the aircraft receives a new Certificate of Registration. See "How Do I Re-register a Canadian Aircraft in My Name?" (TP 13277E) at:  http://www.tc.gc.ca/eng/civilaviation/standards/general-ccarcs-reregister-409.htm.
Change of Address Transport Canada, Civil Aviation must be advised in writing within seven days of any change of permanent address. Only a change in the mail recipient's permanent address will result in the issurance of a new Certificate of Registration.
Change of Mail Recipient Transport Canada, Civil Aviation must be advised in writing if the mail recipient changes. This will result in the issuance of a new Certificate of Registration.
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