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Security Clearance Amendment
GCAA amends the security clearances for companies engaged in any activities of the civil aviation in the United Arab Emirates.
Security Clearance
Applicable For Customers

1. The customer should register in the website in order to get username and password to apply.
2. Login with username and password & fill all the fields with attached requirements.
3.  We receive the notification email and verify the documents if it’s complete or not.  If it is not we send an email to the company to provide with missing documents.
4. Condition : only the following activities required a security clearance :

Type: 1- Aircraft Operation 

1.1 Passenger Air Transport (domestic, international) (AOC)
1.2 Cargo Air Transport (domestic, international) (AOC)
1.3 Private Aviation (POC)
1.4 Aircraft Management and Operation (AOC)
1.5 Acrobat Operation and Air Show (AOC)

Type: 2- Aerodromes

2.1 Airports Operations (National - International)
2.2 Aviation Schools and Academies
2.3 Aviation Clubs

Type: 3- Aircrafts Maintenance

3.1 Aircraft Maintenance
3.2 Maintenance Workshops

Type: 4- Air Navigation Services

4.1 Visual Control Rooms

Type: 5- Hot Air Balloons Operation

5.1 Hot Air Balloons Management and Operation
5.2 Hot Air Balloons Rent

Type: 6- Training Centers

6.1 Flight Training
6.2 Aviation Engineers Training
6.3 Aircrew Training
6.4 Flight Simulator Training
6.5 Airports Ground Crew Training
6.6 Air Navigation Training
6.7 Dangerous Goods Transport Training
6.8 Aviation Security Training

Type: 7- Aircraft Trade

7.1 Aircrafts Buying, Selling and Brokering
7.2 Renting and Leasing Aircrafts

Required Documents
1. Owner / Partners / Accountable Manger Details (passport copies + photos + residence visa
2. Letter of Intent addressed (your Company) to U.A.E GCAA.
3. No Objection Letter from Local Civil Aviation Department. 4. A Copy of Trade License
5. Initial approval Certificate from Department of Economic Development.
Fees Details
No Fees
Access and Delivery Time
60 Days
Terms and Conditions
Any companies that wants to amend their security clearance in order to performed aviation activities in the UAE should apply for the security clearance ammendment from GCAA website.

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