Application to obtain or revalidate a powered ultralight aircraft (ULM) pilot licence or a parachuting licence

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This procedure describes how to go about obtaining or revalidating a powered ultralight aircraft (ULM) pilot licence or a parachuting licence.

For the applicable theory tests, please refer to the following document: "Application to sit the theory exams and language proficiency tests to obtain a pilot or parachuting licence".

Who is concerned?

Anyone who wishes to obtain or revalidate a ULM pilot licence or parachuting licence.

Prerequisites

Obtaining a trainee ULM pilot / trainee parachuting licence

Before commencing their training, applicants for a ULM pilot or parachuting licence must obtain a trainee licence.

To do so, they must submit the applicable form to the Directorate of Civil Aviation (Direction de l'Aviation Civile – DAC), along with the following supporting documents:

  • a medical certificate;
  • 3 identity photos;
  • copies of their ID and social security cards;
  • for minors: parental consent, accompanied by a copy of the father's/mother's/guardian's ID card;
  • proof of payment of the fee and corresponding tax.

Revalidating a trainee ULM pilot / trainee parachuting licence

To have their trainee licence revalidated, applicants must submit:

  • their trainee licence;
  • a new medical certificate;
  • proof of payment;

Costs

Taxes and fees must be paid before any formalities can be undertaken. Proof of payment must be submitted with the application to enrol for the theory exams or the practical tests.

Payment must be made into the following account:

Account holder: Luxembourg Aviation Safety Agency (ALSA S.A.)
Bank account: IBAN LU77 0019 3655 1997 3000 (SwiftCode: BCEELULL)
Re: Reference: xx (mentioning the reference of the procedure as listed in the table below)

Procedure

Reference

Amount due (in EUR)

Issuance of a trainee parachuting licence

2(3)al.1

122

Issuance of a parachuting licence

2(3)al.2

122

Issuance of a parachuting instructor certificate

2(4)

122

Issuance of a trainee powered ultralight aircraft pilot licence

3(4)al.1

122

Issuance of a powered ultralight aircraft pilot licence

3(4)al.2

204

Issuance of a radiotelephone (RT) certificate or powered ultralight aircraft instructor certificate

3(5)al.1

215

Issuance of an additional powered ultralight aircraft certificate

3(5)al.2

189

Revalidation of a powered ultralight aircraft pilot licence or parachuting licence

5(1)

45

Reissuance of a powered ultralight aircraft pilot licence or parachuting licence

5(2)

26

 

When applying to have a ULM licence reissued, applicants will be charged for the reissuance of the licence (EUR 26) and for its revalidation (EUR 45), i.e. a total amount of EUR 71.

How to proceed

Filing an application

For a ULM licence or certificate

Applicants must have passed the required theoretical knowledge exam and have completed the practical training provided for by the relevant regulations before they can enrol for the practical exam required for the issuance of a ULM licence or certificate.

When submitting their application to DAC by post or email, applicants must also provide a recommendation from their school confirming that the prerequisites have been met.

The DAC will send the applicant an invitation to contact the specified examiner to schedule their practical exam.

It is up to the applicant to provide an aircraft for the flight test.

If the test must be postponed due to weather or technical reasons, the examiner and applicant are responsible for rescheduling it.

For a parachuting licence or certificate

Applicants must have passed the required theoretical knowledge exam and have completed the practical training provided for by the relevant regulations before they can apply for the issuance of a parachuting licence or certificate.

Applicants must send their application forms to the DAC by post or email.

Supporting documents

For a ULM licence or certificate

Applicants must present the following documents to their examiner, who will check them before the flight:

  • a valid identity document;
  • their pilot licence / trainee licence (where applicable);
  • a Part-MED class or national medical certificate;
  • their logbook;
  • their evaluation forms;
  • for first-time issuances, confirmation that the applicant has successfully completed the theoretical and practical training required for the certificate or licence;
  • proof that they have paid the examiner and/or ALSA all required amounts (including fees and taxes).

The licence will be issued after the DAC receives the evaluation form showing that the applicant passed the practical exam.

For a parachuting licence or certificate

The application form must be forwarded to the DAC, along with the following supporting documents:

  • a medical certificate (if the trainee licence is about to expire);
  • their valid licence / trainee licence;
  • the last 3 pages of their parachute-jump logbook;
  • the certificate of completion of practical training;
  • proof of payment;

Revalidating a licence

Revalidating a ULM licence

The applicable form must be completed and sent to the DAC, along with the following documents:

  • the applicant's licence;
  • a medical certificate;
  • the last 3 pages of the applicant's flight logbook;
  • proof of payment;

Revalidating a parachuting licence or certificate

The applicable form must be completed and sent to the DAC, along with the following supporting documents:

  • the applicant's licence;
  • a medical certificate;
  • the last 3 pages of the applicant's parachute-jump logbook;
  • proof of payment;

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Who to contact

Directorate of Civil Aviation

  • Ministry of Mobility and Public Works Directorate of Civil Aviation
    4, rue Lou Hemmer L-1748 Luxembourg Luxembourg
    B.P. 283, L-2012
    Closed ⋅ Opens at 8.30
    Monday:
    8.30 to 12.00, 13.00 to 17.00
    Tuesday:
    8.30 to 12.00, 13.00 to 17.00
    Wednesday:
    8.30 to 12.00, 13.00 to 17.00
    Thursday:
    8.30 to 12.00, 13.00 to 17.00
    Friday:
    8.30 to 12.00, 13.00 to 17.00
    Saturday:
    Closed
    Sunday:
    Closed
    Opening hours: from 8.30 to 12.00 and 13.00 to 17.00

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