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Conversion of old Aircraft Maintenance Engineer Licence (AMEL) into CAR 66 (AMEL)
Information Bulletin 08-2011 addresses the transition steps taken by the GCAA towards complete implementation of CAR 66.
This service has been settled to ensure that any holder of pre-CAR 66 licence can apply for an AMEL issued against CAR 66.
Applicable For Customers
Resident [Arabic]
Resident [Foreigner]
  1. Application: The Applicant shall submit all documents for the conversion of his current licence to a licence issued under the provisions of CAR II - chapter 7.
  2. Review: the GCAA will review the documents submitted and verify if compliance with the CAR is achieved.
  3. Issue of AMEL Licence: The GCAA will only issue an AMEL Licence, when the GCAA is completely satisfied that all regulatory have been adequately addressed.
  4. Delivery of a licence: Collection shall be at GCAA Dubai Office / deliver by courier.
  5. Record: The Applicant will provide all documents required for filing purposes.
  • To access the eservice, it is required to first login to the GCAA Website.
  • If you are a new user (organization or individual) and visiting GCAA website to access an eservice, you must register first by pressing the “Sign Up” link found on the top most bar of GCAA Website.
  • Fill the user registration form by providing all the required information and submit.
  • After submission you will receive an automated email notification containing your credentials to login on the GCAA Website.
  • Once you get the credentials, press the “Login” link found on the top navigation bar of the web page besides “Sign Up” link.
  • Enter the User Name and password which was received from GCAA.
  • Press the “LOGIN” button to sign into the GCAA website and navigate to service catalogue page to access the required eservice.
Required Documents
  1. Copy of license
  2. Copy of company authorization (if applicable)
  3. One Full color photo with White background, size (35 x 45 mm)
  4. Passport with valid visa page
Fees Details
AED 200 for each year remaining in the license validity or any part.
Payments can be made in to the following means;:
  1. Bank transfer to GCAA Bank Account
  2. Online Payment though Credit Card
Please Note:-
  • In case of online payment take note of the reference number starting with ICR***** displayed by the system immediately after confirmation of the payment. This will help to trace the transaction in future.
  • In case of bank transfer, complete bank details shall be provided along with notification mail after completion of the application.
Please go through the GCAA refund policy before making the payment. (Click here to view the refund policy)
Access and Delivery Time
Normal Track 13 working days

Fast Track 5 working days

Note: Delivery by courier at additional cost
Terms and Conditions
UAE Nationals, Employee of UAE Organization, Graduate from GCAA approved academy.

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Last Modified : 22 Dec 2019

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