Aircraft Maintenance Engineers Licence (AME) - Australian Government

Service summary

You will require this licence if you intend to operate as an engineer in the certification of the airworthiness of an aircraft.

You can apply for four different categories of maintenance licences: A, B1, B2 and C. Each category of licence has their own priviliges, limitations, exclusions and conditions related to the maintenance work that a licensee is authorised to do.

Licence holders are approved to certify that any maintenance undertaken, within their field of expertise, is compliant with the prescribed standards.

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 for this licence you must:

  • Be at least 18 years of age;
  • Be physically able to perform the job;
  • Be proficient in the English language;
  • Specify the category of licence being applied for;
  • Have completed the required trainings and examinations;
  • Provide evidence of other qualifications and experience relevant to the licence being applied for, including any relevant foreign licence or Defence Force aircraft authorisation.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements or see the attached links.


As specified on the licence.



Fees vary depending on individual circumstances. Please consult the Contact Officer for fee information.

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




02 62171449



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