GUIDELINES AND REQUIREMENTS FOR GRANT OF PERMIT FOR NON-COMMERCIAL FLIGHTS (PNCF)


1.       GENERAL

(i)      Application for grant of Permit for Non-Commercial Flights shall be made in writing to: The Director General, Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA)

(ii)     The application shall be signed by a person duly authorized by the applicant.

(iii)    The application shall be submitted to the Director General, Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA)on or before a date not less than six (6) months to the expected date of utilization of the PNCF.

  1.        REQUIREMENTS

(i)      The application letter for the grant of the Permit must contain the following particulars:

                   (a)     Purpose for which the aircraft will be used;  

                   (b)     Number and type(s) of aircraft to be operated;

(c)      Area of operation of flights (i.e. whether within and outside Nigeria).

(ii)     The following supporting documents are required for processing of the application:

(a)     Duly completed Personal History Statement (PHS) form(s) and two (2) passport photographs in respect of each of the owner of the aircraft or each shareholder of the company having more than 5% equity shareholding;

(b)     Receipt of payment of N250,000.00 non-refundable processing fee (Bank Draft to be made payable to the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA);

(c)      Source(s) of funds for the maintenance and safe operation of the aircraft;

(d)     Tax Clearance Certificate(s) of the owner of the aircraft or company and its Directors;

(e)     Four (4) copies of the certified true copy of the Certificate of Incorporation and Memorandum and Articles of Association of the Company (where applicable);

(f)      Personal identification document (such as international passport, drivers license etc) and Curriculum vitae (where applicant is an individual).

  1. SECURITY CLEARANCE

The Authority shall during the during the course of processing the application, forward the Personal History Statements forms and other relevant documents to the Ministry responsible for Aviation to enable it seek on behalf of the applicant, Security Clearance, from the Presidency.

  1.        VALIDITY OF PERMIT

The validity of the Permit shall be three (3) years.

  1. ANNUAL UTILIZATION FEE

Upon receipt of PNCF, an utilization fee of fifty thousand Naira (N50,000) shall be paid to the Authority annually.

  1. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

(i)      On receipt of an application of a PNCF, the Director General may request for additional information from the applicant as deemed necessary;

(ii)     No aircraft can be imported into the country without pre arrival inspection; and

(ii)     No aircraft operation can commence without NCAA Safety Clearance from the Directorate of Airworthiness and the Directorate of Operations and Training.

PNCF FORM 1

Application No:………………………………….

Date Issued……………………………………….

Signature of Issuing Officer:…………………...

APPLICATION FORM FOR GRANT OF PERMIT FOR

NON-COMMERCIAL FLIGHTS

Note:

Before completion of this form applicant should refer to the guidelines/requirements for grant of Permit for Non-Commercial Flights for guidance.

  1. Name: (Block Letters):…………………………………………………………..
  2. Trading Name if different from (1):.…………………………………………..

            ……………………………………………………………………………………..

3(a)     Registered Office:.............................          (b)       Telephone No:………………..

     .............................................................                     Mobile:…..…………………….

       ............................................................                   Fax:…..………………………...

            ............................................................             E-mail:...………………………

            ………....……………………………                                   Website Address:...…………..

 4.(a)   Address for correspondence:                  (b)       Telephone No:………………..

............................................................                        Mobile:…..…………………….

............................................................                        Fax:…..………………………...

            ……………………………………….                                    E-mail:...………………………

  1. Amount paid as Processing Fee and Receipt No:…………………………….

 

6.         Aircraft to be used

NO

TYPE

NUMBER REQUIRED

CAPACITY

I

 

 

 

Ii

 

 

 

iii

 

 

 

Iv

 

 

 

V

 

 

 

 

  1. Mode of acquisition of Aircraft to be used:……………………………...........
  2. Purpose for which the aircraft will be used:………………………………….

            ……………………………………………………………………………………..

  1. Area of operation of flights (i.e. whether within and outside Nigeria)…

            ……………………………………………………………………………………..

  1. Sources of fund for the maintenance and Safe operation of the aircraft:

            (i)        ……………………………………………………………………………..

            (ii)       ……………………………………………………………………………..

            (iii)     ……………………………………………………………………………..

  1. Any other information affecting control of the aircraft can be written on a separate sheet of paper.

 

CERTIFICATE

I, THE UNDERSIGNED DECLARE THAT TO THE BEST OF MY KNOWLEDGE AND BELIEF, THE INFORMATION PROVIDED BY ME ARE TRUE AND COMPLETE.

DATED THIS………………………..….DAY OF…………………………..20………

SIGNATURE…………………….…                 POSITION…….………………………

SIGNATORY’S NAME (IN BLOCK LETTER)……………………………………….

ON BEHALF OF.………………………………………………………………………..

 

N.B.    Please note that this form should preferably be signed by an accountable officer i.e. that exercises both financial and operational control in the applicant-company.

This form should be returned to:

 

The Directorate of Air Transport Regulation

Air Transport Operations Department

Licensing Unit

Form PNCF 2

Application No:…………………………………

Date Issued……………………………………………..

Signature of Issuing Officer:…………………

APPLICANT’S UNDERTAKING

Note:

This Form should be signed by an Accountable Officer i.e. that exercises both financial and operational control in the applicant-company.

 

CONDITIONS OF PERMIT OF NON-COMMERCIAL FLIGHTS (PNCF)

 

I ………………………………………………… on behalf of ……………………………….

hereby agree to comply with the under listed conditions if my application for a Permit for Non-Commercial Flights is granted:

 

(a)        Ensure that no additional aircraft is operated under the Permit without prior approval of the Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA).

(b)       Ensure that the aircraft is not used for carriage of passenger(s), cargo or mail for hire or reward.

 

(c)        Ensure all international flights leave and enter Nigeria through Customs Airports.

 

(d)       Ensure the aircraft operated must be in accordance with the laws, regulations and rules in force in Nigeria as well as the Standards and Recommended Practices (SARPs) of ICAO.

 

(e)        Ensure payment of staff salaries as and when due.

 

(f)        Ensure the submission of monthly statistical returns, of all flights undertaken during the preceding month, to the Federal Ministry of Aviation or NCAA not later than 15th day of the following month and shall include the following particulars:

(i)                             Date(s) of flight;

(ii)                          Registration number of aircraft

(iii)                        Points between which the flights were conducted;

(iv)                        Total flying time involved;

(v)                           Total cargo;

(vi)                        Total passengers

 

Failure to comply with any of the conditions above (a to f) shall result in the, suspension, withdrawal or revocation of the Permit for Non-Commercial Flights.

 

DATED THIS…………………….……..….DAY OF…………….….20……………………..

SIGNATURE…………………….……....…….POSITION…….……………………………..

SIGNATORY’S NAME (IN BLOCK LETTER)………………………………………………

ON BEHALF OF.………………………………………………………………………………                            

(Include company’s official stamp)