Issuance and Endorsement of Flight Crew Permits, Licences and Ratings
401.06 (1) Subject to section 6.71 of the Act, the Minister shall, on receipt of an application submitted in the form and manner specified in the personnel licensing standards, issue a flight crew permit or licence to the applicant or endorse the applicant’s flight crew permit or licence with a rating if the applicant provides documentation to the Minister that establishes
(a) the applicant’s citizenship;
(b) that the applicant meets the applicable requirements set out in the personnel licensing standards in respect of
(i) minimum age,
(ii) medical fitness,
(iv) experience, and
(v) skill; and
(c) that the applicant has successfully completed, within the applicable period specified in the personnel licensing standards preceding the date of application for the permit, licence or rating, a flight test in accordance with the personnel licensing standards.
(1.1) An application shall also include
(a) in the case of a licence or a permit, one photograph of the applicant that meets the requirements of subsection 421.06(3) of the personnel licensing standards; and
(b) in the case of a licence, documentation establishing that the applicant demonstrated, by means of an evaluation, their ability to speak and understand English or French, or both, at the operational or expert level in accordance with the language proficiency scale set out in the table to subsection 421.06(4) of the personnel licensing standards.
(2) The certification of additional privileges on a permit or licence expires at the end of the period specified on the licence or permit or on receipt of a new permit or licence granting those privileges, whichever is earlier.
(3) The Minister shall extend the validity period of an instrument rating or a flight instructor rating for a period of not more than 90 days beginning on the day on which the rating would otherwise expire, if
(a) the application for extension of the rating is made while the rating is still valid; and
(b) the applicant demonstrates that there has been no reasonable opportunity to renew the rating within the 90 days before the day on which the rating would otherwise expire.
- SOR/2003-129, s. 6;
- SOR/2006-352, s. 6;
- SOR/2008-122, s. 1;
- SOR/2008-140, s. 2.
Validation of Foreign Licences
401.07 (1) Subject to section 6.71 of the Act, if the holder of a foreign flight crew licence issued by a contracting state other than Canada meets the applicable requirements set out in the personnel licensing standards and does not reside in Canada, the Minister shall, on receipt of an application submitted in the form and manner set out in those standards, issue a foreign licence validation certificate to the holder of the licence.
(2) The Minister shall, in accordance with the personnel licensing standards, specify in a foreign licence validation certificate the privileges that may be exercised by the holder of the certificate.
- SOR/2001-49, s. 6;
- SOR/2008-140, s. 3.
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