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Submit a General Aviation Report (GAR)

Use this service to:

  • Submit a GAR
  • View or cancel a GAR and edit draft GARs
  • Add, remove or manage people on your flight
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You’ll need the following:

  • Aircraft details (including registration number and base)
  • Arrival and departure details (date, location and scheduled times)
  • Captain, crew and passenger details (including travel document information and UK visiting address)
  • Name and telephone number of the person responsible for goods on board
  • For guidance on entering the UK, click here

By email

Send the General Aviation Report form (opens in a new window), to the national coordination unit (NCU) to send to Border Force or the police.

You should title your email: ‘GAR, airfield registration, name of airfield, postcode of airfield (if known)’. Please check the attached guidance in the Related Content section before completing and submitting the GAR form.

By phone - In an emergency only

+44 (0) 300 123 2012