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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.

Type ratings and the MEP class rating are valid for 12 months.

Class ratings such as the SEP and TMG are valid for 24 months.

Revalidate your rating

If your rating will expire within three months, you can apply directly to take a proficiency check at an ATO to have the rating revalidated, without having to take an assessment first.

Single Engine Piston, Touring Motor Glider and Flight Instructor ratings can be revalidated up to 12 months in advance.

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