This page contains guidance on how to apply for a single engine aeroplane (SEP) type class
rating using a paper application form and provides access to all the forms and other CAA materials
you will need to make your application.
You will also need to provide some documents of your own, including photographic ID and logbook
pages recording your flying experience. Full details of what to include with your application are
set out below.
You can also apply for a SEP using our online application
All our paper application forms are available for download and can be completed on a computer
before being printed, signed and submitted to the CAA by post or secure courier. Alternatively, you
can print the form first and complete in BLOCK CAPITALS using black or dark blue ink.
Please note that sending a clear application form will enable us to issue licences and ratings
more efficiently, with lower risk of errors or rejections with subsequent delays to your
To apply for a SEP, use form SRG
As well as your completed application form, you will need to send us the following
You will need to send us additional documents if you are applying on the basis of:
Depending on the details of your application, you may also need to send us:
How to get
copies of your documents certified
Please send your completed application form and supporting documentation to the following
Licensing and Training Standards, Licensing Department
Gatwick Airport South
West Sussex RH6 0YR
The CAA strongly recommends you use our secure courier service to have your documents returned
to you. More information about our
secure courier service.
If you are applying on the basis of
you will need to send us additional documentation along with your application. Please see the
Guidance on documentation section.
If you have not already converted your pilot licence to an EASA licence, then applying for a
rating to be issued onto it will mean that your licence will be compulsorily converted to an EASA
licence and a conversion fee will be charged.
More information about
converting to an EASA licence
All relevant European regulations such as Part- ARO, ORO, CAT, SPA, NCC, NCO, MED are available on the link shown below.
For Flight Crew Regulations please refer to the consolidated version Commission Regulation (EU) No 1178/2011.
For other regulations such as Part-ORO, Part-ORA, please check the Air Operations regulations.
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