AIRCRAFT REGISTRATION & MANAGEMENT
AIRCRAFT REGISTRATION SERVICES IN BERMUDA ('VP-B', 'VQ-B')
Bermuda is British Dependant Territory founded in 1620 with Governors appointed by the Crown. Bermuda comprises a group of small islands in the Western Atlantic Ocean and is approximately 570 miles from the US coast. The Bermuda Department of Civil Aviation (BDCA) is subject to safety oversight surveillance by the Air Safety Support International (ASSI), a subsidiary of the Civil Aviation Authority of the United Kingdom who ensures compliance with international aviation safety standards. The Registration mark consists of five letters commencing with nationality mark VP-B or VQ-B and is followed by two letters assigned to the aircraft.
Benefit of Registration in Bermuda
The Air Navigation (Overseas Territories) Order 2007 defines persons who are qualified to be the owner of a legal or beneficial interest in aircraft registered in Bermuda, or a share in such an aircraft as:
Fees for the initial and re-issue of a Certificate of Airworthiness with a maximum 12 month validity period are detailed in the table below:
In order to start the registration process it is necessary to submit an application for "Approval in Principle" (Form 100) to the Director of Civil Aviation. The application can be made online where its progress can also be viewed online.
Who to contact
If you are interested in more information regarding the registration of your aircraft in Bermuda or to check the availability of a 'VP-B' or 'VQ-B' Registration, please contact our REGISTRATION, MANAGEMENT & ADMINISTRATION TEAM