The first step in the process to register an aircraft in the Cayman Islands under OTAR Part 125 – Private Operators, is the submission of the electronic Registration Application along with the financial and legal due diligence of the registering owner through the electronic Aircraft Register/data management portal VP-C Online. Please visit this website to request an electronic registration application.
Upon receiving a completed Registration Application, CAACI will commence a financial and legal “due diligence” assessment to determine if the aircraft/owner meets the necessary criteria and suitability for the Registry. A necessary criteria that should be met before the application process begins is the eligibility of the registering owner in the Territory under the Air Navigation (Overseas Territories) (Amendment) Order 2014. Please review the list of eligible owners to determine eligibility of the applicant. Once eligibility of the applicant has been confirmed, the registration process can commence. The “Due Diligence Checklist” should then be completed and the associated documentation submitted with the Registration Application as soon as possible in order to expedite the due diligence phase of the registration process.
Prior to the application proceeding beyond the due diligence phase, a deposit of 50% the cost of the Certificate of Airworthiness to a minimum of US$2,439.05(CI$2,000) is required to be paid to the CAACI. To request a deposit billing in advance of the submission of the Registration Application, details of the aircraft including the aircraft type, manufacturer’s serial number, the Maximum Take-Off Weight and the requested registration mark should be sent by email to email@example.com.
Please direct all aircraft registration inquiries to firstname.lastname@example.org