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UK Civil Aviation Regulations

These are published by the CAA on our UK Regulations pages. EU Regulations and EASA Access Guides published by EASA no longer apply in the UK. Our website and publications are being reviewed to update all references. Any references to EU law and EASA Access guides should be disregarded and where applicable the equivalent UK versions referred to instead.

Licence holders with a UK Part-FCL commercial licence require a UK Part-MED medical certificate to fly G-registered aircraft. Pilots will need to gain a UK medical certificate before they can obtain a UK Part-FCL licence. For more information, please refer to the Requirements for certification.

Holders of a UK commercial licence issued under the Air Navigation Order 2016 also require a UK Part-MED medical certificate.

EU licences and medical certificates are not recognised in lieu of UK licences and medical certificates.

EU AME, EU OHMP and EU AeMC approval certificates are not valid for undertaking UK Part-MED medical assessments. Separate approval must be granted by the UK Civil Aviation Authority to perform examinations for UK medical certificates.

For general aviation, there is an introduction to medical requirements for private pilots.

An overview of medical certification for pilots, air traffic controllers and cabin crew is also available.