• Your medical information must be held by the authority that administrates your licensing details   and all EASA licences must be held with the same EASA member state.

    If you wish to transfer your EASA licence from one EASA state to another, you will be required to follow our application process.

    Detailed guidance on the application process is available below:

  • In order to change the state of licence issue of a JAR or Part FCL licence issued by another member state to the UK, all medical records must be transferred from your current NAA to the UK before we are able to issue a UK EASA Part-FCL Licence.   

    How to transfer the medical 

    Please contact your authority's medical department and initiate the transfer according to the local application process. Then, please contact UK CAA to confirm that the medical records have been successfully transferred to the UK CAA. 

    How to apply for the licence transfer

    Once the medical requirements have been met, you will have to submit a paper application form SRG1136.

    • Application form SRG1136
    • Current fee as per the Scheme of Charges 
    • Certified true copy of existing licence
    • Certified true copy of existing Part-MED Medical Certificate
    • Certified true colour copy of photographic ID (passport or valid EEA/EU National Identity Card or full EU photographic driving licence)
    • Certified true copy of Part-FCL/JAR ATPL exam results (if applicable)

    How to apply

    Stage one

    You can send your application by email to Licenceapplications@caa.co.uk
    or by post to:
    Flight Crew Licensing, SSC
    Aviation House
    Beehive Ring Road
    West Sussex
    RH6 0YR

    Stage two

    Your application will be assessed within our standard turnaround time. Once we have reviewed your paperwork, we will request confirmation of the licences and privileges you hold from your current NAA.
    We do this by requesting a Doc155 (a standard template used by all EASA states). 

    Stage three

    Once we receive the Doc155, your application will be reassessed again within our standard turnaround time.
    If there are any discrepancies between your application and the Doc155, we may seek further clarification from your NAA, which may delay the process. 

    When we are satisfied, we will email you asking you to surrender your current licence. This is because a pilot may only hold one EASA licence at a time and therefore you must give up your current licence before we can issue your new UK EASA licence. 

    Stage four

    Once we have received your surrendered licence, we will be able to issue your new UK EASA licence. However, this will be subject to our standard turnaround times again. 

    You may choose to send your original licence in with your application, which will significantly speed up the process.

    However, you will not be able to fly during this time. 

    We recommend that all of your ratings are updated before the application for the change of state is submitted as this may add a delay to your application being processed.

    If you have added or updated a rating during this period, please contact our licensing department so that we can request further information from your NAA. 

    Processing time

    Given that there are several steps to this type of application and given that we are reliant on the cooperation and turnaround times of other authorities, change of state applications can take several months to complete.
    Please factor this in when you make your application, as we are not normally able to speed up the process

    If you currently hold an EASA licence issued by the UK CAA and wish to transfer it to another state, you must contact the relevant member state and follow their application process.

    The other NAA will contact us to provide a Doc155, which is a confirmation of your licensing details.

    Due to GDPR, we need your permission to release your licensing information.

    How to apply for a licence transfer to another EASA state

    You will need to submit an online application form SRG2150.

    With this form you will be asked to upload a certified copy of your current licence. 

    Additionally you will have to contact the UK CAA Medical department to initiate the transfer of your medical records.

    The fee

    The administrative fee for Doc 155 request is £45. This fee is payable when you submit your online application.
    Please note that you may have to pay an additional fee to the authority you wish to transfer to. 

    Processing time

    Once we receive both your application form and the written request from the other authority, we will endeavour to provide the Doc155 within our standard turnaround time which is usually 10 working days 

  • During the current Covid-19 pandemic, we ask that all paperwork is sent to us electronically.

    Guidance on documentation

    For questions relating to paperwork, such as how to obtain certified copies of documents, please refer to guidance on documentation.

    Contact us 

    If you have any questions please contact our licensing team: 

    Email fclweb@caa.co.uk (preferred)
    Phone 0330 022 1972 (Mon - Fri 08:30 - 16:30)