Obtaining Certification Approval from Japan

Type Certificate (TC)

Supplemental Type Certificate (STC)

Updated Country Procedures

Validation Lists

The Implementation Procedures for Airworthiness (IPA) between the FAA and the Japan Civil Aviation Bureau (JCAB) references several lists to be used in the product validation process, including:

  • Special Emphasis Items (SEI) (IPA section;
  • Significant Standards Difference (SSD) (IPA section; and
  • Areas for Further Technical Confidence Building (AFTCB) (IPA section

JCAB lists: apply to U.S. approvals seeking validation by the JCAB

FAA lists: apply to Japan approvals seeking validation by the FAA

Last updated: Monday, February 6, 2023