Medical Certificate Application Fee FAQ

How much is the fee and when is it being implemented?

The Medical Certificate Application fee is $120.75 (including GST), and is payable at the time of each application, from 01 July 2017. The fee must be paid at the time of the application and before a medical examination takes place.

What is the Medical Certificate Application fee for?

The Medical Certificate Application fee reflects the cost associated with processing your application.

How can the fee be paid?

The fee can be paid online via the CAA online payment system or by making a manual payment.

Payment can be completed using a Visa or MasterCard credit card, or online banking. Once payment is completed, email notifications will be sent to the email address provided, the CAA Medical Unit and a Medical Examiner, if chosen. The email notification will confirm that payment has been completed and it will note the CAA receipt number. This email will need to be provided to the Medical Examiner at the time of application.

Payment can also be made manually by downloading the application form CAA24067/001. The first page of the application will need to be completed including payment details or attaching a cheque. The application including payment will need to be sent to the CAA for processing. Once processing is completed, confirmation of payment will be sent to the applicant. This confirmation will need to be provided to the Medical Examiner at the time of application.

Will this fee be included in the fee I pay to the medical examiner?

No, this fee is a medical certificate application fee and is in addition to what Medical Examiners charge. The fee is separate and payable every time you apply for a medical certificate.

What does the medical unit do?

The CAA Medical Unit undertakes a number of functions. The key function is to provide quality assurance over the medical certification system. This ranges from providing advice to the Director, to the Ministry of Transport, developing medical policies, appointing medical examiners, monitoring enforcement, assessing appeals, and answering inquiries. The medical unit also make clinical and regulatory decisions about individual’s medical privileges and are responsible for maintaining all aviation medical records that it holds.