Application Process for Medical Certification

>General Information - Validity of Medical Certificates
  1. First Class Medical Certificate: A first class medical certificate is valid for the remainder of the month of issue; plus
    • 6 calendar months for operations requiring a first class medical certificate if the airman is age 40 or over on or before the date of the examination, or
    • 12-calendar months for operations requiring a first-class medical certificate if the airman has not reached age 40 on or before the date of examination, or
    • 12 calendar months for operations requiring a second class medical certificate, or
    • 24 calendar months for operations requiring a third class medical certificate if the airman is age 40 or over on or before the date of the examination, or
    • 60 calendar months for operations requiring a third class medical certificate if the airman has not reached age 40 on or before the date of examination. *

  2. Second Class Medical Certificate: A second class medical certificate is valid for the remainder of the month of issue; plus
    • 12 calendar months for operations requiring a second class medical certificate, or
    • 24 calendar months for operations requiring a third class medical certificate, if the airman is age 40 or over on or before the date of the examination, or
    • 60 calendar months for operations requiring a third class medical certificate if the airman has not reached age 40 on or before the date of examination. *

  3. Third Class Medical Certificate: A third-class medical certificate is valid for the remainder of the month of issue; plus
    • 24 calendar months for operations requiring a third class medical certificate, if the airman is age 40 or over on or before the date of the examination, or
    • 60 calendar months for operations requiring a third class medical certificate if the airman has not reached age 40 on or before the date of examination. *

* Note: Each medical certificate must bear the same date as the date of medical examination regardless of the date the certificate is actually issued.