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Service Card

Post Holder Acceptance

Service is for the exclusive use of organisations holding or applying for certificates under Air Navigation or Aerodrome regulations to apply for acceptance of Post Holders.

Access to the service is only possible through accounts provided by GCAA Air Navigation and Aerodromes Department.

Requirements for Aerodromes and Heliports certificate holders are included in CAR Part IX - CAR ADR, Chapter 2, and Appendix 21.

Requirements for SAR certificate holders are under CAR Part VIII - Subpart 8.

Requirements for Aeronautical Surveyor certificate holders are under CAR-ASSP.

Air Navigation and Aerodrome Service (ANA)
Applicable For Customers
  1. Only users with accounts provided by GCAA Air Navigation & Aerodromes Department may access this service.
  2. A record for the organisation, facility, or unit must be established using the Registration of Air Navigation Units, Aerodromes, Heliports, and Organisations service.
  3. The Post Holder applications are found in Section 10 of the registration record.
  4. The application allows for the upload of supporting documentation.
  5. GCAA will review the application and supporting documentation.
  6. If there is any deficiency, you will receive an e-mail from the GCAA with feedback and instructions on how to update the application.
  7. The GCAA may conduct an interview with the applicant.
  8. Applicants, other than Accountable Managers, may also be asked to undertake a competency assessment.
  9. Once accepted by GCAA, the confirmation will be sent via e-mail and uploaded to the Document Library available through the View Applications
Required Documents
  1. CV
  2. Signed JD*
  3. Training and Qualifications*
  4. Organisational Structure*
  5. Management of Change
  6. Letter of Appointment from Accountable Manager*
  7. Copy of Residence Visa (if issued)
  8. Copy of Emirates ID (if issued)
  9. Copy of Passport

* Not required for Accountable Manager applications

The above list is indicative, please review referenced regulation or advisory publications related to the request, consult your Principal Inspector, use the Service Access E-Mail or contact the GCAA Service Centre for additional details.

Fees Details
Access and Delivery Time
Maximum 21 Working Days
Terms and Conditions

Services are subject to payment of any applicable Service Fees.

Applicants must address all regulatory, safety and security elements to the satisfaction of the GCAA.

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Service Access
Department : Air Navigation and Aerodromes (ANA)

Services Access Channels:
Fax: +97124054406
Postal Address:
P.O. Box: 6558
Abu Dhabi
Mobile Website:
Over the Counter: Abu Dhabi
Service Provided in Offices
Abu Dhabi
Working Hours:
Sun - Thu (7:30 am - 2:30 pm)

Do You Need Help?
Please feel free to get in touch with GCAA for any other enquiry using our different channels
Phone from within the UAE :
00971 2 4447666 (Abu Dhabi)
00971 4 2828270 (Dubai)
Phone from outside the UAE: 00971 4 2111777
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Fax :
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00971 4 2111502 (Dubai)
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