How do I transfer my ICAO license to my FAA?

How do I transfer my ICAO license to my FAA?

How to Convert a Foreign Pilot License to an FAA Certificate

  1. Foreign pilot license verification. The first step in converting your foreign pilot license is to have it validated by the FAA.
  2. Contact your local Flight Standards District Office (FSDO).
  3. Continue training toward a commercial or ATP certificate.

How do I convert international ATPL to FAA?

Submit Verification Form & Foreign Documents to FAA

  1. 1) Complete FAA Form 8060-71(Verification of Authenticity of Foreign License and Medical Certification Form)
  2. 2) Make enlarged copy of Private Pilot License.
  3. 3) Make enlarged copy of Medical Certificate.
  4. 4) Send Form & Documents to FAA.

How do you get the FAA ATPL?

To be qualified for FAA ATP you have to have:

  1. ICAO Commercial Pilot license with Multi-Engine Rating and Instrument Rating or Airline Transport pilot license with Multi-Engine Rating.
  2. 1,500 hours of total flight experience, including 250 hours as a Pilot In Command or under supervision.

How do I get my FAA ATP license?

In order to be eligible for an ATP certificate you must:

  1. Be of good moral character.
  2. Be 23 years old.
  3. Hold a commercial pilot certificate and an instrument rating.
  4. Pass the ATP written and practical tests, and.
  5. Meet the minimum flight hour requirements specified in FAR Part 61.

How do I transfer from EASA to FAA?

Here you have our “How to convert your EASA PPL(A) to an FAA PPL(A)” step-by-step guide:

  1. Step 1 – Create an IACRA account for the role of “Applicant”
  2. Step 2 – Send in your license to the FAA for validation.
  3. Step 3 – Make travel and flight school arrangements.
  4. Step 4 – Meet with an FAA inspector.

How do I change my ICAO from Atpl to EASA?

ICAO ATPL to EASA ATPL conversion Pass an EASA Class 1 medical exam. Pass an EASA ICAO English language proficiency test. Pass a skill test for the ATPL(A) licence in your own aircraft type/FFS*. Apply for an EASA ATPL licence from the Civil Aviation Authority.

Can I fly in the US with a foreign pilot license?

If you are already a pilot in your country you may be asking yourself if you can use your pilot license in the US. The answer to this question is in short; yes. However, the US civil aviation authority, known as the FAA will only grant you a Private Pilot license based on your foreign certificate.

What is the function of ICAO and FAA?

The ICAO and FAA are two organisations in charge of enforcing air navigation rules and regulations which are crucial within the industry.


So basically your US/FAA license is a valid “ICAO License” as long as you’re flying a US-registered aircraft & the nation you’re flying to/through accepts US/FAA licenses (possibly with some additional requirements on a per-country basis).