Applying for a Private Pilot Licence

A Private Pilot Licence (PPL) allows you to fly as a Pilot-In-Command (PIC) or co-pilot of a Singapore-registered aircraft (not operated for hire and reward), for the aircraft types or groups as endorsed in your licence.

To obtain a PPL, you must

  • be at least 17 years old;
  • be able to speak and understand the English Language used for radio-telephony communications;
  • meet at least Class 2 medical requirements;
  • pass the theoretical knowledge examinations at the PPL level;
  • complete an approved flight training programme that meets the minimum flying experience requirements; and
  • pass the flight test.
The detailed requirements can be found in the Singapore Air Safety Publication (SASP) Part 1.

Application & Submission

Submit the application / renewal of your Private Pilot Licence via CAPELS.

Click here to register for the CAAS examination.

Click here for frequently asked questions on PPL.



Last Updated on 28 September 2022