Appointment as a Designated Aviation Medical Examiner - Australian Government


You will need to be appointed as a designated aviation medical examiner if you are a qualified medical practitioner and you intend to provide medical examination services to individuals who are applying for aviation licences.

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 appointment you must:

  • be a suitably qualified medical practitioner
  • be a registered medical practitioner
  • be qualified in aviation medicine
  • provide a certified copy of your Australasian Society of Aerospace Medicine membership certificate (not required if practising outside Australia).

If you have an overseas qualification and want to work in Australia as a designated aviation medical examiner, you will also need to complete regulatory training.


Four years


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Act(s) name

Civil Aviation Act 1988 Australian Government

Regulation(s) name

Civil Aviation Safety Regulations 1998 Australian Government

Administering agency

Civil Aviation Safety Authority

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Contact details

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