• This validation allows you to fly for remuneration for short term commercial activities, using your non-EU ICAO licence.  

    Who needs to apply?

    Holders of a non-EU ICAO licence who wish to be paid for short term commercial activities such as:

    • Demonstration flights
    • Ferry flights
    • Test flights

    Pre-requisites

    You must hold:

    • a current and valid non-EU ICAO licence and medical
    • any class or type ratings you intend to fly with this validation must also be current and valid

    You must employed directly or indirectly by:

    • an aircraft manufacturer
    • an aviation authority

    Cost

    Validity period

    A maximum of one year.

    What else do I need to know?

    Please read CAP1443

    What do I need to include with my application?

    • Application form SRG2134 with supporting documentation
    • ID (certified copy of passport)
    • Letter of verification from the issuing authority of the pilot’s licence (you will need to contact your issuing authority to get this) 
    • Logbook evidence, which must be sent either as: original logbooks (preferred), or certified copies of your logbook pages
    • Evidence of employment

    Please make sure all attachments are in PDF format. Any evidence deemed unsuitable will delay your application being processed.

    How to apply

    Once all of the requirements above have been met, the application should be submitted by email to the address below.

    Contact us

    pilotvalidation@caa.co.uk