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

Renew Your Licence

Replace Your Licence

Change Your Particulars

Submit Test Results (by Examiners)


Aircraft Maintenance Licensing

Apply for Initial Aircraft Maintenance Licence (AML)

Apply for Variation of Licence

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

Reactivate Your Licence

Renew Your Licence

Replace Your Licence

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

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

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.



Last Updated on 05 May 2020