This page contains the night rating issue requirements and the
guidance on how to apply for an airship night rating using an online
Full details of what to include with your application are set
Please note that attaching correctly certified documents will
enable us to issue your licence more efficiently, with lower risk of errors or
rejections with subsequent delays to your application.
A night rating allows a pilot to fly at night exercising
visual flight rules (VFR). If a pilot wishes to fly at night using instrument
flight rules (IFR) they are also required to have an instrument rating.
The night rating is non-expiring (it has lifetime validity).
In order to apply for a night rating you will have to pass an
appropriate training course in an approved training organisation (ATO) or a
declared training organisation (DTO). This course must be completed within a
period of 6 months.
The training includes:
For more detailed information on course syllabus please
contact your training provider.
Please refer to Part-FCL, Subpart I, FCL.810 for any credits
that may apply.
To apply for a night rating to be added to your licence please
complete the online form SRG1126
When applying for a night rating online, you will be asked to
upload the following documents:
Please note: we will not be able to assess your application
unless the uploaded documents will be correctly certified. How
to get copies of your documents certified
fee for the issued of a night rating is £127.
This fee is required prior to submitting your application.
An additional fee will be charged if you wish for your licence
to be returned by a courier service.
Please visit our licence
fees and costs section for more information.
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