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 to operate 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.
A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.
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;
- Procedure authorisations; and
- Other privileges.
Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.
Up to 12 months.
Private Operations: $150. Commercial Operations: $200.
Within 1 month of expiry: $130.
Civil Aviation Safety Authority
Civil Aviation Act 1988 (Australian Government)
Civil Aviation Safety Regulations 1998 (Australian Government)
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