1.Isle of Man Company Formation

Company formation Certificate of Incorporation, Memorandum and Articles of Association, appointment of first directors, share certificates, registered offices, registered agent, professional directors, professional secretary, professional shareholder, government fees.
Share capital; Standard authorized share capital is GBP 2000. Minimum paid up share capital is GBP 1.
VAT registration On request. Isle of Man company can register for VAT for EU trade and sales.
Bank account On request. Isle of Man with Internet Banking (offshore bank accounts available).
Accounting and book-keeping Requirements to File Accounts - No, but must be available for inspection. Requirement to File Annual Return - Yes. Audit Requirements - Yes, but small company exceptions.
TOTAL 7250.00 GBP

1a. Qualified ownership of aircraft registered in the Isle of Man

Countries and Territories Anguilla, Grenada, Sierra Leone, Antigua and Barbuda, Guyana, Singapore, Australia, India, Solomon Islands, The Bahamas, Isle of Man, South Africa, Bangladesh, Jamaica, Sovereign Base areas on Cyprus, Barbados, Kenya, South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands, Belize, Kiribati, Sri Lanka, Bermuda, Lesotho, St Helena and its dependencies, Botswana Malawi (Ascension Island and Tristan da Cunha), British Indian Ocean Territory, Malaysia, St Kitts and Nevis, British Antarctic Territory, Maldives, St Lucia, British Virgin Islands, Malta, St Vincent and the Grenadines, Brunei Darussalam, Mauritius, Swaziland, Cameroon, Montserrat, Tonga, Canada, Mozambique, Trinidad and Tobago, Cayman Islands, Namibia, Turks and Caicos Islands, Channel Islands, Nauru, Tuvalu, Cyprus, New Zealand, Uganda, Dominica, Nigeria, United Kingdom, Falkland Islands, Pakistan, United Republic of Tanzania, Fiji Islands, Pitcairn Islands, Vanuatu, The Gambia, Papua New Guinea, Zambia, Gibraltar, Samoa, Ghana, Seychelles, Austria, Greece, Netherlands, Belgium, Hungary, Norway, Bulgaria, Iceland, Poland, Czech Republic, Ireland, Portugal, Cyprus, Italy, Romania, Denmark, Latvia, Slovakia, Estonia, Liechtenstein, Slovenia, Finland, Lithuania, Spain, France, Luxembourg, Sweden, Germany, Malta, United Kingdom.

2. Isle Of Man Aircraft Registration

Age restriction There is no specific age limit for registering aircraft in the Isle of Man, but if it is an older aircraft, it is advisable to check that it will be accepted. If an aircraft type is still supported by the Type Certificate Holder it is normally acceptable.
Weight restriction None
Private use Yes
Commercial use Not
Certificated by EASA All aircraft for registration in the Isle of Man must have been type certificated by EASA.

Form 1 - Application for out-of-sequence Aircraft Registration Mark (if required).
Form 2 - Application for Registration of Aircraft.
Form 3 - Application for a Certificate of Airworthiness (C of A).
Form 4 - Application for Airspace Approvals and declaration of capability (if Airspace Approvals are required).
Form 5 - Application for Aircraft Radio Licence, including the required remittance as indicated in part 7 of the form. Please send Form 5 to the Aircraft Registry for checking initially, it will then be sent to Ofcom by the Registry. Please note Ofcom’s declared service standard for the issue of an initial Aircraft Radio Licence is 5 working days from receipt of the correctly completed application.
Form 6 - Application for Flight Crew Licence Validation for each member of the flight crew.
Form 31 - Aircraft Maintenance Information.
Form 37 – ELT Registration. RP 11. Maintenance Programme Declaration.

Export C of A OR valid C of A and current ARC The aircraft owner should provide the IoMAR with an Export C of A or equivalent documents from its existing registry. The aircraft cannot be registered in the Isle of Man until an Export C of A or equivalent documents has been submitted.
Aircraft Insurance Before completion of the registration process we will require a copy of the Aircraft Insurance Certificate with the new registration marks and including a statement of compliance with EC Regulation 785/2004.
ISLE OF MAN AIRCRAFT REGISTRY Aircraft survey is conducted.
ISLE OF MAN AIRCRAFT REGISTRY Certificate of Registration issued, Certificate of Airworthiness issued, Noise Certificate issued, Designated Airspace Approval Certificate issued (if applicable), Flight Crew Licence Validations issued, Radio Licence Issued, AME Validations Issued (if applicable).


Benefits of registering an aircraft in the Isle of Man include:

  • High regulatory standards in the Isle of Man;
  • High service levels and quality international reputation;
  • Only dedicated European based private and corporate aircraft register;
  • Neutral Nationality registration prefix ‘M’;
  • Competitive Scheme of Charges;
  • Secure mortgage register ;
  • A favourable tax regime - 0% corporation tax; No insurance premium tax (6% in UK);
  • Beneficial VAT arrangements;
  • The Isle of Man registry allows an aircraft owner to transfer registration from an aircraft to a new aircraft so a unique registration is maintained;
  • Location of aircraft is irrelevant to registration and can fly worldwide without restriction;
  • European time zone;
  • Professional infrastructure with experience in aviation finance; Internationally recognised Flight Crew Licences may be validated to fly Isle of Man registered aircraft resulting in significant cost reductions;
  • A Standard & Poor’s and Moody’s AAA rated jurisdiction;
  • The Isle of Man is on the OECD ‘white list’ of countries complying with the global standard for tax co-operation and exchange of information;
  • Clear and simple taxation regime;
  • Stable legal and political environment.

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