Notice: Working hours for CAA from the 9th December 2014 to 12th December 2014 is 1000hrs to 1300hrs.

Regulatory excellence in aviation safety and security

Aircrafts from different Operators

Maldives Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) was established by the Parliament under Act No.02/2012 on 11th January 2012. The CAA aims to develop and administer policies and regulations to ensure safe, secure, orderly and economic development of aviation in the Maldives.

Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) places great emphasis on adopting highest common standards of safety and environmental protection in civil aviation. Our vision is to achieve regulatory excellence in aviation safety and security through a well motivated work force.

The main tasks of CAA are setting up national safety standards which are compliant with international standards; economic and safety regulation through regulation of airports, air traffic services and airlines.

Frequent Downloads

Laser Light Awareness (PDF, 450KB)

MCAR - 187 - Aviation Charges (PDF, 361KB)

Aircraft Register - Civil aircraft currently registered in the Maldives (PDF, 32KB)

ELGD - Engineer Licence Guidance Document (PDF, 488KB)

CAD Form 19E - MCAR-66 Exam Application Form (PDF, 54KB)

CAD OPS-05 - Application for issue of CPL (PDF, 24KB)

RoadMap to MCAR - 66 Aircraft Maintenance Licence (PDF, 1.8MB)

ELT Regsiter (PDF, XLS)

AOC Process Flow Chart

NEWS & Announcements

Conditions for the conversion of Existing Licences for Pilots
Procument Officer 26 March 2014 at 1400hrs.
MCAR-66 Examination: Announcement 18 Nov 2014.
MCAR-66 Examination: Announcement 13 Nov 2014.
Staff Appraisal System Tender 28 Oct 2014 at 1400hrs.
Job Vacancy: (IUL)201-A/1/2014/21 Snr. Air Transport Officer 16 Oct 2014.
MCAR-66 Examination: Time Table 19 May 2014.
MCAR-66 Examination: Announcement 19 May 2014.
Press Release: Commencement of TigerAir-Singapore services to Maldives.
ICAO Announces 2013 Theme for International Civil Aviation Day.
from the Minister In-Charge of Maldives Civil Aviation Authority Colonel Retired Mohamed Nazim on the Occasion of International Civil Aviation Day 2013.
Message from the Minister of Transport and Communication Col (RT) Mohamed Nazim and the President of the Council of ICAO Mr. ROBERTO KOBEH GONZÁLEZ on the Occasion of International Civil Aviation Day 2012
Press Release : Trans Maldivian Airways Aircraft 8Q-TMT Accident, 09 June 2012.
Press Release : Maldivian Air Taxi Aircraft 8Q-MAT Accident, 09 Feb 2012.

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AT 01/2014 - Travel Restrictions to and from countries heavily affected by the Ebola virus disease
25/09/2014:Snr Air Transport Officer - Job Vacancy
07/12/2013:International Civil Aviation Day 2013