• The implementing act on practical arrangements for single safety certificates was adopted on 7th of July 2017 by the Member States and will have to be implemented in practice with the beginning of the transition period;
  • The Implementing Act on Practical Arrangement foresees that all applications for national and international safety certifications will have to be submitted to the ERA via its IT portal (One-Stop Shop -OSS) ;
  • The ERA will be responsible for multi-country safety certifications (the single safety certificate) and could be responsible for single country safety certificates if the applicant choses so;
  • The ERA can outsource the processing of the applications to individual experts via a pool of external experts (incl those of NSAs);
  • The recommendation of NSAs involved in the application procedure will have to be taken into consideration by the ERA with all approvals;
  • The ERA will charge fees & charges for the processing of the applications for safety certification following a pre-defined calculation method;
  • In the case of a positive opinion, the ERA will grant the safety certification to the applicant and allocates a so-called EIN (European Identification Number).