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Licenses & Certificates

From pilots and aircraft to airports and spaceports, we provide procedures and tools to help you apply for, receive, and maintain FAA licenses and certificates.





  • Form 8130-3, Authorized Release Certificate, Airworthiness Approval Tag
    • Order 8130.21 (PDF), Procedures for Completion and Use of FAA Form 8130-3
  • Form 8130-6, Application for U.S. Airworthiness Certificate
  • Airman Certificate and/or Rating Application

Air Carrier and Air Agency Certification

Airport Certification

Commercial Space Transportation

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