Apply for an Airline Transport Pilot Licence

An Airline Transport Pilot Licence (ATPL) allows you fly as a Pilot-In-Command of a Singapore-registered multi-crew aircraft for the aircraft types as endorsed in the licence – for the purpose of public transport and aerial work. 

To obtain an ATPL, you must

  • be at least 21 years old;
  • be able to read, write and communicate in English at a working level; and
  • meet the Class 1 medical requirements.

In addition, you will need to complete a training programme with a CAAS-approved Aviation Training Organisation to acquire theoretical knowledge and practical experience.  You must also pass the basic knowledge examinations and flight test administered by CAAS and meet all regulatory licensing requirements.

More detailed requirements can be found in Singapore Air Safety Publication Part 2 (PDF, 330 KB).


Application Forms

Please complete the Application for Airline Transport Pilot Licence (PDF, 273 KB) form, and click here to register for the CAAS examination.

For renewal or update of particulars on your existing licence, please click on the respective links below:

Renewal of Airline Transport Pilot Licence
Update of Personal Particulars (PDF, 165 KB)

Further relevant forms can be found on the Flight Crew Licensing and Examinations page.


Application Submission

Submit at our Licensing Office:-

Changi Airport Passenger Terminal 2
South Pier, Level 3 Unit 038-039
Singapore 819643


Click here for directions to our licensing office.

Click here for frequently asked questions on ATPL.



Last Updated on 28 November 2018