Frequently Asked Questions Advanced Search Advanced Search Close Panel All of these words This exact phrase Any of these words Without these words Search within: CAASWhole of Government Expand All Collapse All Top 5 Most Popular FAQsAviation Safety1. How do I convert my foreign professional pilot licence to a Singapore one? You will need to submit the application form and supporting documents to CAAS for evaluation. Your application must be supported by your employer (i.e. a Singapore air operator, Flying Training Organisation, Type Rating Training Organisation or flying club). CAAS only converts foreign Commercial Pilot Licence (CPL) and Air Transport Pilot Licence (ATPL).In general, to convert your foreign professional pilot licence, you must meet the following requirements: Be at least 18 years old for CPL (or 21 years old for ATPL) and below 65 years old. Demonstrate a need to hold a Singapore licence by obtaining a formal letter from a Singapore air operator or approved aviation organisation indicating prospective employment in a flying capacity. Hold a valid foreign professional pilot licence, medical certificate and valid Radiotelephony Licence from an ICAO Contracting State. Pass the appropriate theoretical knowledge examinations (e.g. CPL or ATPL level) prescribed by the foreign licensing authority. Meet the experience requirements stipulated in Chapter 11 of the Singapore Air Safety Publication (SASP) Part 2. As part of the conversion process, you will be required to complete the following certain examinations and tests. More detailed information can be found in Chapter 12 of the Singapore Air Safety Publication (SASP) Part 2. 2. Where can I find the examination syllabus? For the flight crew ground examination syllabus, please refer to this Advisory Circular. For the SAR-66 AML examination syllabus, please refer to Appendix 1 of the Singapore Airworthiness Requirements Part 66. 3. What is the passing mark for CAAS examinations? The passing mark for the examinations is 75%. 4. What is a professional pilot licence? There are three types of professional pilot licences viz. Commercial Pilot Licence (CPL), Multi-crew Pilot Licence (MPL) and Airline Transport Pilot Licence (ATPL). These are meant for pilots who would like to pursue commercial flying as a career. The privileges under each licence vary as listed below:PrivelegesCommercial Pilot Licence (CPL)Multi-crew Pilot Licence (MPL)Airline Transport Pilot Licence (ATPL)Entitled to fly asPilot-In-Command (PIC)(Single Crew Operation)YesNoYesFor those who have upgraded to an ATPL from an MPL, PIC privileges are not given for Groups A & B aircraft*Entitled to fly asCo-pilot(Multi-crew Operation)YesYesYesEntitled to fly asPilot-In-Command (PIC)(Multi-crew Operation)NoNoYesInstrument RatingNoInstrument Rating is not included and has to be separately soughtYesYes*Group A aircraft: Single-engine aircraft not exceeding 5,700 kg in maximum total massGroup B aircraft: Multi-engine aircraft not exceeding 5,700 kg in maximum total mass 5. What is the examination format? The examinations are mostly in multiple-choice-question format except for the "M50" module paper (part of the AML examination), which requires candidates to answer in a written essay format. If you are unable to find an answer to your query, please submit your Feedback to let us know how we can help you.