Certificate of Validation - Australian Government

Service summary

You will require this certificate if you are authorised to undertake any flight related activity overseas and intend to undertake that activity within Australia.

This certificate suits pilots visiting Australia for a short period or to undertake a specific operation such as aircraft conversion training.

A certificate of validation has effect as:

  • A flight crew licence that gives authorisation equivalent to that which is held overseas;
  • An aircraft endorsement that gives authorisation equivalent to that which is held overseas; or
  • A flight crew rating or grade that gives authorisation equivalent to that which is held overseas.

Please note that if you intend on operating in Australia for more than 3 months then it is recommended that you apply for an Australian flight crew licence.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type

Licence

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 licence you must:

  • Hold a current valid overseas flight authorisation;
  • If required to hold an overseas medical certificate, ensure that it is valid and current;
  • Have an understanding of the English language sufficient to enable you to safely undertake any activities authorised by the certificate of validation;
  • Be a fit and proper person; and
  • Have been awarded a passing grade in the certificate of validation examinations.

It is an ongoing requirement that you keep a personal logbook suitable to keep track of:

  • Flight crew ratings;
  • Endorsements;
  • Procedure authorisations; and
  • Other privileges.

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

Duration

Up to 12 months.

Fees

 TypeDescription
ApplyApplication

Private Operations: $150. Commercial Operations: $200.

RenewRenewal

Within 1 month of expiry: $130.

Other resources

Administering agency

Civil Aviation Safety Authority
Industry Permissions

Act(s) name

Civil Aviation Act 1988 (Australian Government)

Regulation(s) name

Civil Aviation Safety Regulations 1998 (Australian Government)

Contact details

Enquiries, CASA Licensing and Registration Centre (CLARC)
Civil Aviation Safety Authority
Industry Permissions


Mailing address:
GPO BOX 2005
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2601

Phone:

1300737032

Phone:

02 62171449

Fax:

1300737187
clarc@casa.gov.au

Supporting information

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