The Civil Aviation Personnel Licensing System (CAPELS) is an online portal for CAAS licence applications/holders to submit and manage their licensing anytime, anywhere.

After registering for a CAPELS user account, You may do the following:

Flight Crew Licensing
Apply for Initial Licences

  • Student Pilot Licence (SPL)
  • Private Pilot Licence (PPL)
  • Commercial Pilot Licence (CPL)
  • Multi-crew Pilot Licence (MPL)
  • Airline Transport Pilot Licence (ATPL)

Apply for Endorsement of Ratings

  • Aircraft/Group Ratings
  • Mixed Fleet Flying
  • Reactivation of Lapsed Aircraft/Group Ratings

Apply for a Flight Test

Apply for Conversion of Foreign Pilot Licence to Singapore Pilot Licence

  • Assessment of Foreign Licence Conversion Requirements (Part I)
  • Application for Pilot Licence through Foreign Licence Conversion (Part II)

Apply for Certificate of Validation (COV)
Renew Your Licence

Replace Your Licence

Change Your Particulars

Submit Test Results (by Examiners)


Aircraft Maintenance Licensing

Apply for SAR-66 Initial Aircraft Maintenance Licence (AML)

Apply for Variation of SAR-66 Licence

  • Addition of (Sub)Category/Aircraft Ratings
  • Removal of Limitations

Apply for Conversion of Foreign AML to SAR-66 AML
Reactivate Your Licence

Renew Your Licence

Replace Your Licence

Change Your Particulars

Unmanned Aircraft Pilot Licensing
Apply for Initial Unmanned Aircraft Pilot Licence (UAPL)
Apply for Variation of Licence

  • Addition of Category/Class

Apply for Unmanned Aircraft Authorised Flight Examiner (AFE(UA)) Authorisation

  • Initial Application
  • Addition of Authorisation
  • Reappointment
  • Surrendering of Authorisation

Change Your Particulars

 

For the other licensing matters, please submit the relevant hardcopy application form with the necessary document(s) to:

My PEL Hub, Safety Policy & Planning Division
Changi Airport Passenger Terminal 2
South Pier, Level 3 Unit 038-035
Singapore 819643

Click here for directions to My PEL Hub.

The average processing times are:

Application form Average processing timeby CAAS
(working days)

Flight Crew Licensing

Initial Application for Student Pilot Licence

4

Initial Application for Private Pilot Licence

6

Initial Application for Commercial Pilot Licence

6

Initial Application for Multi-crew Pilot Licence

6

Initial Application for Airline Transport Pilot Licence

6

Addition of Aircraft / Group Ratings

4

Application for Mixed Fleet Flying

4

Reactivation of Aircraft / Group Ratings

4

Application for Assessment of Foreign Licence Requirements (Part I)

10

Application for Assessment of a Pilot Licence through Foreign Licence Conversion (Part II)

6

Renewal of Licence

1

Replacement of Licence

1

Change of Licensee Particulars

- Collection after receipt of notification via SMS/Email

1 Subject to the receipt of all necessary documentation in good order.

Application form Average processing timeby CAAS
(working days)

Aircraft Maintenance Licence

Initial Application for Aircraft Maintenance Licence

10

Addition of (Sub)Category/Aircraft Ratings

10

Removal of Limitations

10

Application for Conversion of Foreign AML to SAR-66 AML

10

Renewal of Licence

3

Reactivation of Licence

3

Replacement of Licence

1

Change of Licensee Particulars

- Collection after receipt of notification via SMS/Email

1 Subject to the receipt of all necessary documentation in good order.

Application form Average processing timeby CAAS
(working days)

Unmanned Aircraft Pilot Licensing

Initial Application for Unmanned Aircraft Pilot Licence (UAPL)

10

Variation Application for Unmanned Aircraft Pilot Licence (UAPL)

5

Initial Application for Unmanned Aircraft Authorised Flight Examiner (AFE(UA)) Authorisation

10

Addition of Authorisation for AFE(UA)

10

Reappointment of AFE(UA) Authorisation

10

Surrendering of AFE(UA) Authorisation

3

Change of Licensee Particulars

Notification via SMS/Email

1 Subject to the receipt of all necessary documentation in good order.



Last Updated on 25 January 2021