If you hold an existing UK issued JAR Flight Crew licence that has not already been converted to
a Part-FCL licence, then the conversion will take place as part of this application. This will
require an additional application form/information will have to be submitted, and additional
requirements may have to be met. Please refer to the conversion information
on our website in addition to the information on this page.
You must have:
Your medical records must be held by the UK CAA and you must hold a current and valid PART MED
medical certificate that is appropriate to the level of your licence.
Please see CAP 804 section 4, Part H,
subpart 1 for more information.
See our licence fees and costs section.
Please note additional fees will apply if your licence needs to be converted as part of this
application. The conversion process will also require ratings on a PART FCL licence to be checked
Please see the Scheme of charges
(Personnel Licensing), table 6 page 6.
An additional fee applies if you want your documents to be returned by secure courier. More information about our secure courier
We endeavour to process licence applications within 35 working days.
Incomplete applications are not subject to the 35 working day turnaround until all application
requirements are met.
The rating is valid for 2 years from the date when you pass the SEP skills test.
If you are applying on the basis of training and testing conducted by a non UK approved EASA
Part FCL Approved Training Organisation you must send copies of the following:
If you are applying on the basis of a Third country ICAO licence conversion you will need to
Once all of the requirements above have been met, please complete and submit the online application form.
A desk based assessment from a Flight Crew Licensing Officer or Assistant. Following an
acceptable assessment your licence will be processed signed and despatched. We will contact you if
we have any queries regarding your application and may keep your application pending whilst the
additional requirements are met.
Civil Aviation Authority
Gatwick Airport South
West Sussex RH6 0YR
All relevant European regulations such as Part- ARO, ORO, CAT, SPA, NCC, NCO, MED are available on the link shown below.
For Flight Crew Regulations please refer to the consolidated version Commission Regulation (EU) No 1178/2011.
For other regulations such as Part-ORO, Part-ORA, please check the Air Operations regulations.
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