Applying for an Aircraft Maintenance Licence

General Criteria

If you are applying for a Singapore Aircraft Maintenance Licence (AML), you would need to be:

  • at least 21 years old;
  • able to read, write and communicate in English at an understandable level; and

You would also need to provide a letter from your current/prospective employer stating the need for you to hold the AML.

In addition, you have to complete a training programme by a CAAS-Approved Maintenance Training Organisation to acquire the theoretical knowledge and practical experience. You must also pass the basic knowledge examinations administered by CAAS, and fulfil the experience requirement under the licence category you have applied for.

If you wish to convert your valid foreign aircraft maintenance licence, to a Singapore AML, you must meet the pre-requisite requirements in Advisory Circular AC-66-10.

More detailed requirements can be found in 


Application & Submission

Go to CAPELS for the application/renewal/update of Aircraft Maintenance Licence (AML)

Click here for foreign licence conversion for AML

Click here to register for the CAAS examination

Click here for frequently asked questions about AML

Please contact CAAS_PEL_AML@caas.gov.sg for AML licensing related matters.

If you encounter any problems relating to CAPELS, please contact CAAS_CAPELS_Helpdesk@caas.gov.sg



Last Updated on 05 May 2020