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UK – EU Transition, and UK Civil Aviation Regulations

To access current UK civil aviation regulations, including AMC and GM, CAA regulatory documents, please use this link to UK Regulation. Please note, if you use information and guidance under the Headings below, the references to EU regulations or EU websites in our guidance will not be an accurate information or description of your obligations under UK law. These pages are undergoing reviews and updates.

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.

The CAA charges a fee for the issue, renewal, conversion or revalidation of a pilot licence or rating.

If you are making your application using a paper form, you will be able to include payment details along with your application.

If you are using an online application form, you will be able to make a payment using the WorldPay system. Instructions on how to use WorldPay are included in the online form.

Additional costs, such as the charge for using our secure courier service, are payable at the same time as the fee for your application. All underpaid postage fees are recovered before your new licence can be issued.

Please see below our licence issue pricing details.

EASA professional licences

Issue of professional EASA licences

Initial issue of ATPL(A) or (H), CPL(A) and CPL(H) including upgrade from CPL / IR
(including Change of State)
£263
Initial issue of MPL £263
Close Issue of professional EASA licences

Conversion of professional UK issued licence to EASA licence

Conversion of UK issued national or JAR CPL(A) or (H) to EASA CPL(A) or (H) £150
Conversion of UK issued national or JAR ATPL(A) or (H) to EASA ATPL(A) or (H) £150
Issue UK national licence with / following EASA conversion if you hold / held a non-lifetime licence £39
Close Conversion of professional UK issued licence to EASA licence

Ratings

Addition, variation, revalidation or renewal of professional ratings on all professional licences

Issue of professional rating excluding BPL licences £131
Variation, revalidation or renewal £96
Separate addition of LVO £96
Additional rating on BPL £96
Close Addition, variation, revalidation or renewal of professional ratings on all professional licences

Issue of additional ratings

Issue of:

  • Aerobatic,
  • Sailplane towing,
  • banner towing,
  • flight test rating,
  • IR (restricted),
  • mountain rating
    and
  • night rating
£131
Close Issue of additional ratings

Extra NPPL ratings on NPPL

Addition, variation, revalidation or renewal £42
Close Extra NPPL ratings on NPPL

Instructor ratings

Issue of instructor rating on private licence
(except balloon, airship, sailplane and AFI (microlight) powered parachute only)
£131
Issue of instructor rating on professional licence (except Mountain Instructor (MI)) £131
Issue of Mountain Instructor rating £131
Addition of FCL 945 £58
Variation, revalidation or renewal of instructor rating £96
Removal of limitation £96
SFI / TRI initial issue £131
SFI / TRI revalidation, renewal, variation £96
Close Instructor ratings

Examiner ratings

TRE / SFE multi pilot revalidation, renewal initial issue (if conducted by a CAA staff examiner) £1,777
TRE / SFE multi pilot revalidation, renewal initial issue (if conducted by an industry senior examiner) £486
TRE / SFE multi pilot variation (adding an additional type) £161
TRE / SFE multi pilot variation (amending the authorisations remarks) £58
FE PPL revalidation, renewal. initial issue £366
FE CPL revalidation, renewal, initial issue £1,154
Close Examiner ratings

Other licensing actions

Regrade of licence

Professional licence to PPL £79
Close Regrade of licence

Special conditions certificates

Issue of 12 months certificate £131
Variation, revalidation or renewal £96
Close Special conditions certificates

Validations

Initial issue  £336
Extension to validation (only once for EASA validations)  £168
Variation  £58

 

Close Validations

Other flight crew licensing applications

Separate addition or amendment of English Language Proficiency £23
Licence replacement £49
Change of personal details (name and nationality) £49
Change of name by marriage or divorce
(An additional charge of £48 applies if you also hold an examiner authorisation)
£49
Change of address free
Exemption to UK ANO £58
Derogation under Article 14 (less than 2 months) £58
Derogation under Article 14 (more than 2 months) £163
Close Other flight crew licensing applications

Flight tests

CPL or IR Skill Test with UK examiner (full pass) £850
CPL or IR Skill Test with UK examiner (partial pass) £578
Close Flight tests

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