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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.

26. You must pass the CAA’s official online theory test to get a flyer ID

Children and adults must pass the test: there is no age limit.

For data protection reasons, children under 13 must be with a parent or guardian when they take the test and register.

You must pass the CAA's official online theory test to get a flyer ID.

27. You must pass the theory test to renew your flyer ID every five years

Your flyer ID will last for five years.

If you took your last test under the previous regulations, that flyer ID will last for three years. You can check when your ID expires in the My registration area.

28. Always fly safely and legally

Following the points in this Code will help you to do this.