|Aircraft Registration Services
|For many of our customers the
ownership of a private aircraft represents the ultimate
in optimally managing their time and maximizing their
work efficiency. It is also a universal status symbol of
ultimate freedom and luxury.
We offer professional implementation of aircraft
registration, ownership and management structures,
whether you need to register a corporate aircraft, a
hobby aircraft or a small airline. Thanks to our
specialist administration team, flying fees, taxes,
insurance, management, and day to day administration are
all taken care of. We ensure that the value, enjoyment
and passion of customer aircraft ownership is maximised.
The ownership vehicle is usually a company with a
separate legal personality, separating ownership away
from the owner’s trading operations. This is done to
protect a very valuable asset from potential trading
losses, litigation or other shareholders interests, and
to simplify resale options.
The following are the relevant considerations in
choosing a jurisdiction in which to register private
CAA or FAA rules?
Is confidentiality and privacy of the ownership
How low can registration and annual licensing costs be?
Can registration formalities be completed quickly?
Are there import license or tax requirements?
Are international commercial operations permissible or
Is the jurisdiction politically and economically stable?
Does the jurisdiction provide optimal tax planning
opportunities for purchase?
What considerations are necessary for operation and for
Does the chosen jurisdiction provide an internationally
recognised mortgage register?
Do cabotage rules apply?
We offer aircraft registration and administration
services in most countries including the following
VP-C Register (Cayman Islands) offers an offshore tax
system and register for private aircraft use.
M- Register (Isle of Man) offers private aircraft a
secure mortgage register, a favourable tax regime and
registration can be completed quickly.
G Register (UK) offers an excellent regulatory
reputation; the register is open for commercial and
private use, with a secure mortgage register with many
finance houses keen to assist in the purchase.
P4 Register (Aruba) offers a category 1 register; any
mortgage over the aircraft can be registered with the
Department of Civil Aviation. Leasing and commercial
operations are permitted and can be structured to be tax
N Register (USA) non-US Citizens can still operate N
registered aircraft under limited circumstances without
violating US law, and registration can be completed
VP- B Register (Bermuda) register is open for commercial
and private use. Ownership is confidential and
registration can be completed quickly.
All our aircraft registration and administration
services are provided by our specialist subsidiary EFS
Aviation Ltd. More information can be found on our
|It is the role of the family office
to assist families to establish a suitable platform that
has the aims of protecting and enhancing the value of
the family assets, or putting them to philanthropic
work, with a view to preservation for the future.
|At EFS we do not describe our
customers as private clients, instead we believe that
our family orientated approach towards wealth
preservation and enhancement gives our customers the
perspective to understand that their wealth can be
meaningful rather than burdensome
|We utilise our experience to foster
trust with our customers as we become increasingly
involved in arranging and coordinating key aspects of
their operational, financial and family affairs.
|Consistent goals are essential to
the preservation and enhancement of the family's wealth
and security. We strive to understand the family culture
and individuals and their aspirations and goals. We
encourage the creation of a ‘family motto’, the criteria
of which assist us to adapt and tailor our services to
the aspirations of the family.
|We see our primary role as acting as
the proponents of the family motto, being resolute and
unabashed explorers of any investment decisions which
need to be taken and any legal advice that needs to be
obtained. We assist in identifying suitable advisers for
any given function as well as working with existing
professionals and family advisers. We also arrange
impromptu consultancy services.
|We give truly individual commitment
and support to our customers; they are always personally
known to us and are never treated as a number. We make
ourselves available whenever required. Once we are
instructed, a dedicated team is assigned the personal
and individual responsibility of working with the family
and are ‘on call’ at any time.
|Experienced corporate and trust
administrators and accounts work hand in hand with the
team, looking after the family assets and inheritance
with a long-term view, reporting on a regular basis to
the designated head of the family.