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Part-66 AML Licence for aircraft maintenance

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Initial application Amendment Licence transfer Renewal Duplicate Verification

Maintenance on aircraft may only be carried out and released by authorized persons. To demonstrate this, the aircraft maintenance technician (AMT) needs a licence: Part-66 AML (Aircraft Maintenance Licence). Kiwa Register has been designated by the Dutch government as the competent authority for the issuance of the Part-66 AML.

An aircraft maintenance technician must comply with the European standard prescribed by EASA and established in the EASA Part 66 AML regulations 1321/2014. When the qualifications are met, a licence can be requested. A Part 66 AML consists of a basic category/sub-category and additional type ratings.

Foreign initial issues

The latest update about accepting foreign applications for initial issues of a Part-66 AML Licence can be found on the foreign initial issue webpage.

OJT programs conducted outside the EASA member states

Please note: as of 1 January 2023, the procedure for applying for the endorsement of a first aircraft type rating under a certain category to the AML has changed. Completing the required on-the-job training (OJT) in a Part-145 approved maintenance organization without a MOE 3.20 procedure for OJT training is only allowed after applying for a direct approval at ILT. Kiwa can’t endorse type ratings without this approval from ILT. The procedure for applying for direct approval can be found on the website of ILT.

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Application and delivery

You application will be processed as soon as possible. You will receive the invoice and possibly the request for additional information by e-mail. After your application is complete and paid, it will take approximately 15 business days to process your application. The decision will be sent to you by post or e-mail after that. You can find more information about the application process on the Handling of an application and delivery section.

Express Service 

When applying for an endorsement (except first type and category) renewal or duplicate of a licence, you can opt for our Express Service. Your application will then be treated with priority. Kiwa strives to have the permit ready for dispatch or collection on the third working day after your correctly and fully completed and paid application has been submitted. In addition to the rate for the product, you pay 25% of the fees for the requested product per requested Express Service product, with a minimum of € 112.53 (including 21% VAT and shipping by regular mail). Read all about this service on the Express Service aviation page.

Validity

The validity of a Part-66 AML expires five years after the last issue or change. The validity of the Part-66 AML can be extended by five years at a time. You can submit an renewal request for this. When requesting a duplicate of a Part-66 AML, for example because it has been lost, stolen or damaged, the new Part-66 AML will retain its original validity.

Rates

The rates in the table below have been legally determined by the Dutch government in the ‘Regeling tarieven luchtvaart’ (Dutch) and include 21% VAT.

 Initial application € 185,13
 Amendment € 185,13
 Licence transfer € 188,76
 Renewal € 185,13
 Duplicate € 129,47
 Verification request € 188,76

Payment

After your application has been received by Kiwa Register, you will receive a payment request. This must be paid no later than four weeks after the date. The invoice is sent with the decision. If your employer pays the costs for the application, you can indicate this during the application. If you cancel the application or if your application is rejected, there will be no refund of the costs.

Frequently Asked Questions

More information about applying for a licence for aircraft maintenance technicians can be found via the links below:

Further information