Pilot Medicals

Dr Anton Wiles is a Designated Aviation Medical Examiner (DME) for:

  1. New Zealand Civil Aviation Authority (NZ CAA)
  2. Australia Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA)
  3. United Kingdom Civil Aviation Authority (UKCAA) Class 1 renewals and Class 2 issues/renewals
  4. United States Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)
  5. Transport Canada
  6. Hong Kong Civil Aviation Department

The base fee we charge for a pilot medical examination is $310 (please see below for UKCAA fees). Additional tests such as a resting ECG ($70), plain spirometry ($85), or pre & post spirometry ($95) are extra. All prices include GST. Please note that these fees do not include the processing fees that each aviation authority may charge, or costs of any further specialist testing.

New Zealand Civil Aviation Authority (CAA)

Class 1, 2 or 3 applicants are required to pay CAA an application fee of $120.75 (incl. GST) for each examination. To pay this fee, click here.

Please either print and bring along your receipt information, or forward the confirmation email to reception.

For applicants who have never done a CAA medical examination before, please read our CAA Pilot Medical Information.

Other useful links:

  1. CAA Pilot Medical Examination Costs
  2. CAA designated audio and eye specialists
  3. Labtests locations (no appointment required and we can issue you a lab form)
  4. CAA application forms

Australian Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA)

CASA require pilots to fill in an online application before visiting a medical examiner. Please ensure that you have completed this application before making a booking for a medical examination.

CASA applicants need to bring to their medical appointment:

  1. Passport or Driver Licence
  2. Eye correction (glasses, contact lenses) and any spares
  3. If applicable, audio report on CASA audio paper
  4. Specialist or GP reports relating to any medical conditions

If you are having a medical certificate issued for the first time, please phone reception and we will guide you through the necessary medical requirements.

Costs for CASA medical examinations.

Useful information regarding critical timeframes. Audios, labs and ECGs are valid for 90 days prior to the date of medical examination and applicants can apply up to 28 days before the expiry of their medical certificate. Otherwise, the expiry date will be relative to the date of medical examination.

Also see Medical Certification Process Frequently Asked Questions.

United Kingdom CAA

1 Jan 2021: We can only examine applicants for UKCAA at the moment. We are working on our delegation for other EASA member countries.

Dr Wiles is able to renew UK Class 1 and 3 certificates and issue/renew Class 2 certificates. Class 1 or 3 applicants must visit an Aeromedical Centre in the United Kingdom to have their certificates issued for the first time, or if it has been more than 5 years from the date of expiry on their last medical certificate. You can apply within 45 days of expiry if you wish to keep the same expiry dates but 6 or 12 months ahead.

Our fee for a UK medical examination is $389, which includes the Gatwick Fee ($29). A resting ECG (if required) is an additional $70. 

Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) 

FAA applicants are required to fill in their application via the FAA MedXPress system. Please ensure that you have completed this application before making a booking for a medical examination.

Please bring a copy of the 8500-8 summary sheet from your MedXPress account to the appointment. 

Transport Canada

Initial Class 1 applicants are required to complete an audiogram and blood test for lipids & glucose. We are able to provide a lab form and audio contacts.

The requirements for Class 1 renewals are age dependent – please phone reception and we will advise you on the necessary tests required. For licence holders, please bring your blue Transport Canada booklet for the examiner to stamp on the day of your appointment.

NOTE: Transport Canada takes a minimum 8 weeks to process an initial application for a medical certificate.

Hong Kong Civil Aviation Department

We are able to renew Class 1, 2 & 3 medical certificates for Hong Kong CAD. Applicants are reminded to book in no sooner than 28 days before expiry of a medical certificate. Please phone reception for advice on the necessary medical requirements or refer to you medical certificate.

Following the medical examination, your medical certificate will be revalidated for 14 days while you await a new medical certificate to arrive from Hong Kong CAD.

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