Apply 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 read, write and communicate in English at a working level; and
  • meet at least Class 2 medical requirements.

In addition, you will need 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 1 (PDF, 218 KB).


Application Form

Please complete the Application for Private Pilot Licence (PDF, 182 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 Private 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 PPL.



Last Updated on 01 Sep 2017