You will require this appointment if you are a suitably qualified ophthalmologist and you intend to provide medical and eye examination services to individuals who are applying for aviation licences.
Please consult the Contact officer for more information.
A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.
To be eligible for appointment you must provide:
- The appointment application form;
- Evidence of competence in aviation medicine;
- Evidence of postgraduate qualifications in ophthalmology;
- Evidence that you are a Fellow of the Royal Australian College of Ophthalmologists;
- A copy of your resume;
- Your Aviation Reference Number (ARN);
- A certified copy of your medical practitioner registration; and
- A certified copy of your Australasian Society of Aerospace Medicine membership certificate (not required if practicing outside Australia).
If you have previously been appointed as a designated aviation ophthalmologist, and the previous appointment was cancelled, you must include with the application any available evidence to show that you can now properly exercise the powers or perform the functions of the appointment sought.
Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements..
Four years unless terminated earlier.
No fees are required.
Civil Aviation Safety Authority
Civil Aviation Act 1988 (Australian Government)
Civil Aviation Safety Regulations 1998 (Australian Government)
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