How to renew your class rating
This class rating allows you to pilot Single Engine Piston Aeroplanes
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 appropriate to the level of your licence.
You must also have a current and valid Language Proficiency level acceptable to the UK CAA.
Please refer to CAP 804 section 4, Part H, subpart 1 – FCL.740.
Applications made before 1 April 2015
Applications made from 1 April 2015
Please note that additional fees may apply if this licensing action results in the conversion of your licence and a validity check of the ratings on a PART FCL licence. Please note no fee is payable if the UK CAA is receiving this for information purposes.
See the Scheme of charges (Personnel Licensing) hyperlink table 6 page 6.
An additional fee applies if you want your documents to be returned by secure courier.
We endeavour to process applications in 10 working days from receipt of a fully completed application
The rating is valid for 2 years from the date of the SEP proficiency check.
If you are applying on the basis of training and testing conducted by a non UK approved EASA Part FCL Approved Training Organisation we will require a copy of the ATO’s PART ORA approval certificate and a copy of the examiners licence and examiner authorisation certificate and a copy of the current and valid examiner briefing certificate, issued by the UK CAA.
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.
An assessment and refund fee may be charged if the UK CAA rejects your application for not meeting all of the requirements. This will also be applied if you choose to cancel your application