Maintenance Organization (MRO)

Aruban registered aircraft are required to be maintained by maintenance technicians or maintenance repair organizations (MRO) licensed or certificated by the DCA of Aruba (DCA).

The DCA of Aruba accepts maintenance repair organizations approved by several competent authorities listed here below, without the need of an on-site audit. Those maintenance repair organizations have met the equivalent standard of AUA-RLW regulation within the scope of work as stated in the approval. 


  •      EASA Part 145 organization, using an EASA Part 145 approval number; and
  •      UAE GCAA CAR 145 organization, using a GCAA CAR 145 approval number
  •      Singapore CAAS SAR Part 145 organization, using a CAAS SAR Part 145 approval number  
  •      Hong Kong CAD HKAR-145 Part 145, using a HKAR-145 Part 145 approval number
  •      UK CAA Part 145. using a UK CAA Part 145 approval number 


The DCA of Aruba will require to conduct an on-site audit to an MRO based on the following criteria:

  •       MRO’s not holding an approval from the above-mentioned authorities.

  •       MRO’s providing service to an aircraft operating commercially (AUA-OPS1), regardless of holding any of the approvals listed above. 


In order to apply for a DCA acceptance or validation a written request via email shall be submitted to your registration officer, together with the following documentation:

  •       Application Form INS-4.065

  •       Part 145 Certificate & Ops Specs reflecting aircraft capabilities

  •       Sample CRS with reference to the Aruba Regulations (AUA-RLW)

  •       List of Authorized Personnel for Release to Service

  •       Yearly Training Schedule

  •       Yearly Audit Schedule

  •       Maintenance Organization Exposition (MOE)

  •       Quality Assurance (QA) Program and Instruction Procedures Manual (IPM), if not included in the MOE

  •       MOE Aruba Supplement


For further information on how to obtain your Aruban MRO acceptances, please contact us at