Flight Information Service Officer Examinations

Information on examinations for FISO licences

The written examinations in ‘Navigation and Meteorology’ and ‘Law and Procedures’ last one hour each. The pass mark is 70%.

Further information about the examinations and the syllabus is available in CAP 1032 - Aerodrome Flight Information Service Officer Licensing. 

Applications to undertake the written examinations should be made on form SRG 1414 Flight Information Service Officer’s Licence Application. The closing date for applications is 15 clear  working days before the date of the examination.

FISO Examination Scheduling Information:

Date of examinations

Closing date for applications

12 June 29 May
16 October02 October
11 December 27 November

Venues  available are:

Gatwick - CAA, Aviation House, RH6 0YR

Please Note:

  • If you are sitting both the Law & Procedures and the Meteorology & Navigation papers, you will be presented with one paper at a time.
  • All candidates are required to be at the venue and available to be called through for the  examination session, no later than  20  minutes prior to the start time.


The charges for FISO examinations can be found in the CAA’s Scheme of Charges, ORS5 No. 269 Personnel Licensing.

Please note -  The UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA), as the Competent Authority for Examinations is in the process of introducing electronic examinations (e-Exams) to replace the paper-based system.  This transition has commenced with Flight Crew Professional examinations for Aeroplane & Helicopter ATPL, CPL and IR.   



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