San Marino is a small micro state surrounded by Italy and is situated on the Italian peninsula with an estimated population of 30,000.

The San Marino Aircraft Registry was re-launched on the 7th November 2012 and was developed in partnership with the Aviation Registry Group which also administers the Aruba Registry.

The Registry is open to all private and corporate jets with a maximum take-off weight above 5,700 kg as well as turbine helicopters. The 'T7' registration prefix is followed by three letters assigned to the aircraft.

All technical tasks are outsourced to ARG who have a worldwide network of inspectors under a 10 year exclusive agreement. The Registry operates in compliance with ICAO's standards and all recommended practices.

Benefit of Registration in San Marino

The principal benefits of registering an aircraft in San Marino are:

  1. San Marino is an OECD white-listed jurisdiction
  2. A strong regulatory framework and high service levels
  3. Competitive scheme of charges
  4. Central European time zone
  5. "T7" is an internationally accepted nationality registration
  6. The three letter registration suffix combination can be personalised, out of sequence at no cost, and also transferred on to a different aircraft.
  7. Foreign individual or corporate ownership is permitted (subject to the appointment of a local representative)
  8. Exemption from import tax if the aircraft MTOW exceeds 5,700 kg (excludes turbine helicopters)
  9. Green aircraft qualify for registration in San Marino
  10. The Registry cater for aircraft which are in storage, parked or between leases
  11. If structured properly, T7 registered aircraft may circulate freely within the EU.

Qualified Owners

Foreign individuals or foreign body corporate are qualified to register and maintain the aircraft in San Marino once they have elected domicile with a local representative. Electing a domicile representative can be done by simply providing FORM SM 27.

Registration Fees

Registration Fees
(Aircraft above 5700kgs & Turbine Helicopters)
Certificate of Registration (Indefinite Period of Validity) 250
De-Registration 250
Registration of Mortgage 500
Certificate of Airworthiness* (Annual Fee)
Aircraft having a MTOW exceeding 5,700kg, for each 500kg or part thereof of the MTOW 135
Turbine Helicopter having a MTOW exceeding 1,000kg, for each 500kg or part thereof of the MTOW 320


In order to commence the application stage of the registration process it is necessary to submit a form SM 27 to appoint a local representative together with forms SM01 and SM 02 for the Certificate of Registration and the Certificate of Airworthiness.

Following a successful airworthiness inspection, registration is finalised within 1-2 working days.

Who to contact

If you are interested in more information regarding the registration of your aircraft in San Marino or to check the availability of a 'T7' registration, please contact our REGISTRATION, MANAGEMENT & ADMINISTRATION TEAM





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