Parachutist Certificate - Australian Government

Service summary

You will require this certificate if you intend to engage in sport parachute descents and sky diving. There are 5 Certificates based on grades of skill and experience, from Classes A through to F. Once student training has been completed, you will require a Certificate Class A or higher if you intend to make sport parachuting descents; and at least a Class D to hold various instructional ratings. You must also be a member of the Australian Parachute Federation.

Please Consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type


A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible to receive this certificate you must:

  • Be a licensed member of the Australian Parachute Federation (APF); or
  • Have completed approved qualifications outside of the APF.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.


As specified on the certificate.



Please consult the Contact Officer for information on fees to be submitted.

Administering agency

Australian Parachute Federation Inc

Act(s) name

Civil Aviation Act 1988 (Australian Government)

Regulation(s) name

Civil Aviation Regulations 1988 (Australian Government)

Contact details

Secretary / Licence Officer
Australian Parachute Federation Inc

Operating address:
Unit 3, Portal Office West
2994 Logan Road
Queensland 4119
Mailing address:
PO BOX 1440
Springwood, Queensland 4127


07 3457 0100


07 3457 0150


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