Pilot licences

The issuance and the renewal of pilot licences (aeroplanes, sailplanes, helicopters, balloons) are the responsibility of the FOCA. Only the Office and, under certain conditions, examiners nominated by the FOCA have the right to make entries in Swiss pilot licences.

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Federal Office of Civil Aviation FOCA

Section Flight Personnel -

Pilot licences

Tel: +41 58 463 54 56

The applications can be sent to us by email. 
Applications for transfers of licence, validation, conversion, class rating SEP revalidation (form 60.521):


Exam records and documents for the issue, revalidation, or renewal of the pilot licence, applications for revalidation or renewal of instructor rating:


Applications for the issue, extension of instructor rating, examiner certificate:


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