Foreign PILOT Licence
to Canadian Commercial Pilot Licence
To obtain a Canadian Commercial Pilot Licence – Aeroplane category (CPL-A), foreign pilots must meet all requirements set out in the CARs Standard 421, section 421.30. The following information is a summary of the requirements only.
To successfully earn a Canadian CPL-Aeroplane, you must:
Aviation medical examiners designated by contracting states of the ICAO may do your medical exam. Transport Canada will supply you with the correct medical form upon request.
Provide proof that you meet the experience requirement. Be prepared to show your log book of your flight experience for our review.
Complete your licence application.
Submit proof of foreign citizenship and age
Provide your foreign licence and log book for evaluation
Submit your licence application form(s)
Pay the appropriate licence fee. Transport Canada will not process your application until they receive this fee. Use the Transport Canada new Online Payment System – this is the fastest way to pay. You may also submit payment (cheque, Visa, Mastercard or American Express) to a Civil Aviation regional office, usually with your application form.