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FAQ Conversion of PPL Licence

Here you can find information regarding requirements and procedures for converting and crediting a licence from a third country in compliance with Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2020/723.

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How do I apply for the skill test?

If based on a conversion from a third-country licence, the skill test for the PPL shall only be conducted by examiners with a Norwegian examiner certificate. PPL checklist

I have a UK licence and a medical certificate issued by a UK aero-medical examiner (AME) before 1st January 2021. Will my medical certificate be accepted?

Suppose a transfer of a UK licence was not made before 1st January 2021. The medical certificate could no longer be accepted since it is now recognized as issued by a third-country authority. PPL

What documents shall be attached and how do I submit my application?

The skill test form shall be sent together with copies of the following supporting documents: Valid ICAO licence (UK licence issued as Part-FCL licence or a national licence), relevant flight

I have taken the theoretical examination in the UK before 1st January 2021. Do I have to retake the examination?

The provisions in FCL.025 apply. Theoretical knowledge examinations taken in the UK before 1st January 2021 will be accepted. However, the theoretical knowledge examination is only valid for the

I am a holder of a third-country pilot license and would like to convert to a Norwegian EASA Part FCL license. How do I proceed?

You shall comply with Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2020/723. It is possible to convert your third-country licence into a PPL licence. You may get credit for CPL, CPL/IR and ATPL and IR

What fees do I have to pay?

Fees are charged in accordance with BSL A 1-2 "Forskrift om gebyr til Luftfartstilsynet" and are subject to change. You will be invoiced the fee after we have received your application. PPL

What is the English Language Proficiency requirement?

An EASA-approved English language proficiency assessor shall conduct the English language proficiency test. PPL checklist

Where can I enrol for the theoretical examinations?

You must contact an EASA-approved ATO/DTO to enrol for the theoretical examinations. PPL checklist

How do I begin the process of converting my third country licence?

You need an EASA Class 2 medical certificate issued by the Norwegian Civil Aviation Authority. We recommend you get an appointment for this examination as early as possible.   PPL checklist

What is the theoretical examination requirement?

Pilots with more than 100 hours as a pilot will have to pass a written examination in Air Law and Human Performance. Pilots with less than 100 hours as a pilot will have to undergo an approved

Do I need to undergo training before I conduct the skill test for the PPL?

There is no requirement to undergo training before the skill test, but it is highly recommended. Pilots who do not meet the 100 hours as a pilot, which is required to convert the licence, shall