Class 4 Medical Certificate

A Class 4 Medical Certificate is required for the following licences:

  • Tandem Licence
  • Instructor Licence


  • If you are 40 years or younger, the certificate is valid for 60 months
  • If you are 41 years or older, the certificate is valid for 36 months

Medical practitioners

A Class 4 applicant may be examined by a general practitioner, provided that:

  • The examination is conducted in accordance with the requirements of Civil Aviation Regulations Part 67 and the corresponding technical standards (SA-CATS-MR)
  • The results are documented on the prescribed form and sent in to the Institute for Aviation Medicine for verification.

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