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

You may do the following on CAPELS:

  • Register for a user account
  • 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)

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 time1by CAAS
(working days)

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

- Collection within 1 working day after submitting application

Replacement of Licence

- Collection within 1 working day after submitting application

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 10 December 2019