Registration of Aircraft

 

The Registry of Aruba is available to private, corporate, & commercial aircraft owners & operators with a minimum take-off weight (MTOW) of 5,700 kgs and helicopters with a minimum take-off weight (MTOW) of 1,000 kgs.

 

Aircraft registered in Aruba are given flexibility when choosing their registration marks. Aruba’s P4 (PAPA 4), nationality mark is followed by any sequence of either three letters or numbers; enabling the owner or operator to customize their aircraft registration marks and create attractive, suggestive, and vanity tail combinations.

 

The full registration process is clear-cut and can be achieved in 24-48 hours upon a successful airworthiness inspection and satisfactory receipt of all the necessary documentation.

 

The registration of an aircraft in Aruba has initiated once a formal e-mail request is submitted by the operator including the aircraft location and desired dates of the airworthiness inspection; aircraft serial number and model; desired registration marks; and completed INS. 4.014. 

 

Relevant Forms and Regulations