Application to sit the theory exams and language proficiency tests to obtain a pilot or parachuting licence

To receive a pilot or parachuting licence, the applicant must register for theory exams and earn a language proficiency certificate from 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 language proficiency test or 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.

To register for a language proficiency test, the applicant must have passed the theory exam in "Communications".

Deadlines

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

The DAC must receive the registration form for the language proficiency test by email or post at least 7 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
Registration for a language proficiency test – First attempt 7-1
191
Registration for a language proficiency test – Subsequent attempt 7-2 147

How to proceed

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

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

Forms / Online services

Application form for participation in theoretical knowledge examinations LAPL PPL CPL ATPL IR CB-IR - Form 202-01

To complete your application, the information about you collected from this form needs to be processed by the public administration concerned.

That information is kept by the administration in question for as long as it is required to achieve the purpose of the processing operation(s).

Your data will be shared with other public administrations that are necessary for the processing of your application. For details on which departments will have access to the data on this form, please contact the public administration you are filing your application with.

Under the terms of Regulation (EU) 2016/679 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data, you have the right to access, rectify or, where applicable, remove any information relating to you. You are also entitled to withdraw your consent at any time.

Additionally, unless the processing of your personal data is compulsory, you may, with legitimate reasons, oppose the processing of such data.

If you wish to exercise these rights and/or obtain a record of the information held about you, please contact the administration in question using the contact details provided on the form. You are also entitled to file a claim with the National Commission for Data Protection (Commission nationale pour la protection des données), headquartered at 15, boulevard du Jazz L-4370 Belvaux.

By submitting your application, you agree that your personal data may be processed as part of the application process.

Demande d'inscription à un examen théorique

To complete your application, the information about you collected from this form needs to be processed by the public administration concerned.

That information is kept by the administration in question for as long as it is required to achieve the purpose of the processing operation(s).

Your data will be shared with other public administrations that are necessary for the processing of your application. For details on which departments will have access to the data on this form, please contact the public administration you are filing your application with.

Under the terms of Regulation (EU) 2016/679 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data, you have the right to access, rectify or, where applicable, remove any information relating to you. You are also entitled to withdraw your consent at any time.

Additionally, unless the processing of your personal data is compulsory, you may, with legitimate reasons, oppose the processing of such data.

If you wish to exercise these rights and/or obtain a record of the information held about you, please contact the administration in question using the contact details provided on the form. You are also entitled to file a claim with the National Commission for Data Protection (Commission nationale pour la protection des données), headquartered at 15, boulevard du Jazz L-4370 Belvaux.

By submitting your application, you agree that your personal data may be processed as part of the application process.

Language proficiency revalidation renewal form - Form 203-01

To complete your application, the information about you collected from this form needs to be processed by the public administration concerned.

That information is kept by the administration in question for as long as it is required to achieve the purpose of the processing operation(s).

Your data will be shared with other public administrations that are necessary for the processing of your application. For details on which departments will have access to the data on this form, please contact the public administration you are filing your application with.

Under the terms of Regulation (EU) 2016/679 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data, you have the right to access, rectify or, where applicable, remove any information relating to you. You are also entitled to withdraw your consent at any time.

Additionally, unless the processing of your personal data is compulsory, you may, with legitimate reasons, oppose the processing of such data.

If you wish to exercise these rights and/or obtain a record of the information held about you, please contact the administration in question using the contact details provided on the form. You are also entitled to file a claim with the National Commission for Data Protection (Commission nationale pour la protection des données), headquartered at 15, boulevard du Jazz L-4370 Belvaux.

By submitting your application, you agree that your personal data may be processed as part of the application process.

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