Medical certificates are only valid for a certain period of time. Your pilot licence is not valid if you do not have
a valid medical certificate.
If you don’t have a medical certificate, you can apply for one.
If your medical certificate has expired, you can renew it. If it will expire in less than 45 days, you can revalidate it.
There are three classes of medical certificate. Class 1 has the most demanding standards, followed by Class 2. The
LAPL medical certificate has the least demanding standards.
Which class you need depends on the licence you are applying for:
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