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SAR-66 Aircraft Maintenance Engineer(AME) Licence

This section contains the information for the application/renewal of SAR-66 AME License.


• Application for SAR-66 AME Licence (Initial/Variation)

Guide on completing the SAR-66 AME licence application form, please download here

• Renewal application for AME Licence

For Online application for the renewal of AME license , please click here

• Apply for Aircraft Radio Operator's Approval

Additional form

• Personal Resume for SAR-66 AME Licence Application

• Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

.a) How do I apply for a Singapore Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (AME) Licence?

If you are a Singaporean or a permanent resident , you must:

i) be at least twenty-one years old

ii) be able to read, write and converse in English

iii) be employed by an organisation which operates or services Singapore registered aircraft

iv) have had the practical experience specified in Chapter 7.3 of the SAR Section 7, and have passed examinations prescribed for the category of licence, and

v) not be suffering from any disability likely to adversely affect your technical skill or judgement

If you are a foreigner working in a CAAS-approved organisation in Singapore, you must show that you need to certify for work done on Singapore registered aircraft.

b) How do I renew my Aircraft Maintenance Engineer's Licence?

A licence is valid for up to 24 months from the date of issue.

Thirty days before your licence expires, you will have to apply to the Airworthiness/Flight Operations Division on form CAAS(AW)01 to have your licence renewed. To qualify for a licence renewal, you must demonstrate that:

i) you have exercised the privileges of your licence for at least six months in the last 24 months; and

ii) you are not suffering from any disability likely to adversely affect your technical skill or judgement.

c) What if my licence has lapsed?

A licence which has lasped for less than 24 months can be renewed for the remaining period. However, a renewal fee for 24 months will be charged.

A licence which has lapsed for more than 24 months cannot be renewed without an examination to determine the competency of the holder. You will need to submit two letters with the application:

i) A letter from your employer declaring that you have not exercised your privileges as a licensed engineer in the period after your licence has lapsed; and

ii) A letter explaining why your licence has lapsed.

It is important to note that the renewal of a licence cannot be backdated and consequently any certifications made in the intervening period is considered illegal.

d) Where can I submit my applications?

You can submit your application for grant, extension and renewal of an AME licence on a CAAS form CAAS(AW)01, together with details of the required practical experience to the CAAS Safety Policy and Licensing Division.

e) What are the fees for the grant, extension and renewal of an AME licence?

The current fees are as follows:

i) Issue and renewal of an AME licence - S$132.00

ii) Extension of an AME licence - S$66.00

iii) Issue and renewal of an Aircraft Radio Operator Approval - S$14.00

Last Updated: 19 Aug 10
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