Registration of Aircraft & Mortgages

The CAA is responsible for maintaining the Maldivian register of civil aircraft and any mortgages associated with them. A copy of the register can be downloaded from here

Registration of Aircraft

Application to register an aircraft shall be made on Form CA-1 along with the supporting documents. Please ensure you have inlcuded the correct fee and third party liability insurance.

The same general procedure must be followed for changes to the registration. Upon receipt of an application we will re-register the aircraft, or advise the applicant of any other actions that are required, within the time-scales specified in our Code of Practice. The other actions that are required may vary, and for example we may require the current registered owners to confirm in writing that they have transferred the aircraft.

Service Standard: 05 working days

Registration of Mortgages

Entry of Mortgages

To register a mortgages please complete Form CA-1577. This form must be printed, signed by or on behalf of the mortgagee and then submitted to the Airworthiness Section.

The form should be accompanied by a certified copy of the mortgage deed and the appropriate fee. If you are submitting the certified copy as a scanned document please ensure that the copy of the mortgage is certified before it is scanned. When you submit the scanned version please confirm in the text of the email that the accompanying mortgage is a true copy.

Service Standard: 05 working days

Discharge of Mortgages

To discharge a mortgage please complete Form CA-1577c. This form should be submitted together with a certified copy of the deed of discharge or any other document which shows the mortgage has been completed by the mortgagee. There is no fee for the discharge of an aircraft mortgage.

If you are submitting the certified copy as a scanned document please ensure that the copy of the deed of discharge is certified before it is scanned. When you submit the scanned version please confirm in the text of the email that the accompanying mortgage is a true copy.

Service Standard: 07 working days