• EU exit

    Please note that, in the event of UK participation in EASA and mutual recognition of licences and certificates ceasing, some CAA website content and application forms may continue to carry the EASA logo or reference the EU or EASA rather than the UK CAA in the short term.  These will be updated in due course following the outcome of the transition period negotiations on the long-term aviation relationship between the UK and the EU.  In the meantime, the guidance provided and the application forms accessed via the CAA website portal will continue to be valid.



  • After the end of the EU Exit transition period, EU licence holders who have previously held UK-issued licences may wish to apply for a UK PART FCL or ATCO Licence and a Medical Certificate to have in addition to their existing EU documents.

    This process and guidance for applying for medical certificates should be read in conjunction with the guidance produced relating to licences.

    This medical certificate application process, will be made  available from 1 April 2021, for applicants who hold a non-UK issued EU licence (and an applicable medical certificate) that was valid on 21 December 2020, who have previously held a UK-issued EU Licence and/or medical certificate which had been transferred-out from the UK to another EASA state before 31 December 2020.

    This process will cease after 31 December 2022 and is not applicable to the following scenarios: