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How long does it take the FAA to send out a permanent license (certificate)?

It takes about six to eight weeks to process and send your permanent certificate. You can check our website to see the current processing and issue date. If we are processing certificates dated later than yours, you can submit an inquiry to us or call our Airmen Certification Branch at (405) 954-3261 or toll free at 1-866-878-2498.