For detailed instructions, click here to visit the FAA website. If you are applying for a certificate issued on the basis of a foreign license under the provisions of:
- 14 CFR 61, Section 61.75
- Special purpose pilot authorizations under Section 61.77
- Applying for an Airline Transport Pilot (ATP) certificate issued under Section 61.153 (d) (3)
- Applying for a certificate issued on the basis of a foreign license under the provisions of 14 CFR Part 63, sections 63.23 and 63.42
- The Airmen Certification Branch, AFS‐760 must have the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) verify the validity and currency of the foreign license and medical certificate or endorsement before you apply for an FAA certificate or authorization. The processing of the Verification of Authenticity of Foreign License, Rating, and Medical Certification form takes up to 45 to 90 days to complete.