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Reporting a DUI/DWI Conviction or Administrative Action

Examples of Reportable Administrative Actions (Not a comprehensive list)

  • Revocation, suspension, or cancellation of driver license for:
    • Chemical test failure
    • Chemical test refusal
  • Administrative per se orders
  • 10-day civil revocations
  • Express consent revocation/suspension

Examples of Reportable Convictions (Not a comprehensive list)

  • Driving Under the Influence (DUI)
  • Driving While Impaired (DWI)
  • Driving with an Unlawful Blood Alcohol Level
  • Operating While Under the Influence (OWUI)

Note: Under 14 CFR 61.15, all pilots must send a Notification Letter (PDF) to FAA's Security and Investigations Division, within 60 calendar days of the effective date of an alcohol and/or drug related conviction or administrative action.

Federal Aviation Administration
Security and Investigations Division (AMC-700)
P.O. Box 25810
Oklahoma City, OK 73125

Failure to Send a Notification Letter

Failure to send a Notification Letter within 60 days to FAA's Security & Investigations Division is grounds for:

  • Denial of an application for any certificate, rating, or authorization issued under this regulation for up to one year after the date of the motor vehicle action
  • Suspension or revocation of any certificate, rating, or authorization issued under this regulation

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