Application to sit the theory exams to obtain a pilot or parachuting licence

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To receive a pilot or parachuting licence, the applicant must register for theory exams with the Directorate of Civil Aviation (Direction de l'Aviation Civile – DCA).

Who is concerned?

Any individual who meets all of the prerequisites may sit a theory exam for:

  • the light aircraft pilot licence (LAPL);
  • the private pilot licence (PPL);
  • the balloon pilot licence (BPL);
  • the sailplane pilot licence (SPL);
  • the instrument rating (IR);
  • the commercial pilot licence (CPL);
  • the airline transport pilot licence (ATPL);
  • the powered ultralight aircraft (ULM) pilot licence or parachuting licence.

Prerequisites

To register for a theory exam, the applicant must have:

  • completed the relevant theoretical training programme; and
  • received a recommendation from the accredited training organisation responsible for their training.

Deadlines

The DAC must receive the registration form for the theory exam by email or post at least 10 days before the exam session.

Costs

Registration is subject to a fee. Payment must be made by wire transfer to the bank account of ALSA S.A., and the transfer must mention the appropriate reference information as listed in the table below.

Account holder: Luxembourg Aviation Safety Agency (ALSA S.A.)
Bank account: IBAN LU77 0019 3655 1997 3000 (Swift Code: BCEELULL)
Re: "Registration for xxx – reference: xx" (stating the name and reference of the training course as listed in the table below)

Procedure Reference Amount due (in euros)
Registration for a parachuting licence theory exam – First attempt 2(1)al.1 122
Registration for a parachuting licence theory exam – Subsequent attempt 2(1)al.2 90
Registration for a parachuting instructor theory exam 2(2) 313
Registration for a powered ultralight aircraft (ULM) pilot licence theory exam – First attempt 3(1)al.1 122
Registration for a powered ultralight aircraft (ULM) pilot licence theory exam – Subsequent attempt 3(1)al.2 90
Registration for a powered ultralight aircraft (ULM) instructor theory exam 3(2) 313
Registration for a powered ultralight aircraft (ULM) radio telephone theory exam 3(3) 122
Registration for a LAPL theory exam – First attempt 8(1)al.1 122
Registration for a LAPL theory exam – Subsequent attempt 8(1)al.2 71
Registration for a PPL/SPL/BPL theory exam – First attempt 9(1)al.1 122
Registration for a PPL/SPL/BPL theory exam – Subsequent attempt 9(1)al.2 71
Registration for a CPL theory exam – First attempt 10(1)al.1 313
Registration for a CPL theory exam – Subsequent attempt 10(1)al.2 186
Registration for an ATPL theory exam – First attempt 12(1)al.1 473
Registration for an ATPL theory exam – Subsequent attempt 12(1)al.2 249
Registration for an IR theory exam – First attempt 13(1)al.1 217
Registration for an IR theory exam – Subsequent attempt 13(1)al.2 154

How to proceed

Applicants must register by sending the appropriate form to the DAC:

Applicants must indicate the specific subjects or requisite qualification(s).

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Who to contact

Directorate of Civil Aviation

  • Directorate of Civil Aviation

    Address:
    4, rue Lou Hemmer L-1748 Senningerberg Luxembourg
    Postbox 283 L-2012 Luxembourg
    Email address:
    civilair@av.etat.lu
    Closed ⋅ Opens at 8.30
    Friday:
    8.30 to 12.00, 13.00 to 17.00
    Saturday:
    Closed
    Sunday:
    Closed
    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

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