Apply for a Commercial Pilot Licence

A Commercial Pilot Licence (CPL) allows you to fly as a Pilot-In-Command (PIC) of a single-crew aircraft or co-pilot of a multi-crew aircraft of a Singapore-registered aircraft for the aircraft types as endorsed in the licence – for the purpose of public transport and aerial work.

To obtain a CPL, you must

  • be at least 18 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 Form

Please complete the Application for Commercial 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 Commercial 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 your application 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 CPL.