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Form FAA 8500-9 - MEDICAL CERTIFICATE ______ CLASS

Document Information

Number
FAA 8500-9
Title
MEDICAL CERTIFICATE ______ CLASS
Status
Active
Edition date
1999-03-01
Orientation
Portrait
Unit of issue
SE
NSN/Stockpoint
0052-00-670-7002
Office of Primary Responsibility
AAM-200
Description

Form 8500-9 is an actual medical certificate.

Applicants should complete an exam in the MedXPress system at: https://medxpress.faa.gov/medxpress/

A "how to" video is provided at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UYuJdMG9JAM

Make an appointment with an Aviation Medical Examiner (AME). Find an AME in the following website: https://designee.faa.gov/designeeLocator - under Designee Types, select “AME” from the dropdown menu in the MedXPress.

The AME will review the history and complete a physical exam. If found qualified, the AME can issue a medical certificate.

If you have an FAA Authorization for Special Issuance, you should refer to the instructions in the letter to obtain an updated medical certificate.

Contact information
Shawna Adkins
Shawna.adkins@faa.gov
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