APPLICANTS/HOLDERS OF MEDICAL CERTIFICATE

The documentation for the issue, revalidation or renewal of Class 1, 2, 3, LAPL, Cabin Crew medical certificates shall be submitted to the Civil Aviation Agency (CAA Slovenia) in the form and manner as specified in the forms, applications and other documents. The applications or forms shall be submitted by an applicant who is an applicant for, or already holds a pilot, ATCO, parachutist licence or cabin crew attestation.

The holder of a pilot licence may hold at any one time no more than one medical certificate for an aircraft category issued in accordance with Part-FCL. He/she may also hold one or more licences or medical certificates issued by a third State operating under ICAO rules (e.g. Serbia, CASA, FAA, etc.), provided that he/she complies with the relevant requirements.


Application Forms

Application forms for application regarding Aeromedical procedures.

List of AMEs and AeMCs

Updated list of AMEs and AeMCs in Slovenia.


REQUIREMENTS FOR MEDICAL CERTIFICATE

The medical certificate is the control mechanism for the exercise of the privileges of the pilot licence, the air traffic controller licence, the parachutist licence and the cabin crew attestation, and therefore the following medical certificate criteria must be met for the exercise of the privileges of the licence:

Licence/Medical Certificate

LAPL

Class 2

Class 1

Class 3

Parachute med.

Driving Licence Cat. B

 LAPL




 SPL




 SPL commercial op.

     




 BPL




 BPL commercial op.





 PPL





 CPL






 ATPL






 ULN



 Paragliders and hang gliders






 ATCO






 Parachuters






Cabin crew attestation holders need the Cabine crew medical report, which is valid 60 months.


If the pilot does not meet the medical requirements for the relevant class of medical certificate, the privileges of the licence shall be limited to those allowed by the medical certificate (for example, if a pilot holds a CPL and passes a Class 2 medical certificate, he/she may exercise the privileges of a PPL). Such a restriction shall be entered in the 'Remarks' section of the pilot's licence. The procedure for a restriction shall be initiated ex officio by the CAA.


VALIDITY OF MEDICAL CERTIFICATE

The validity of medical certificates varies according to the privileges. The standards for sport flying versus professional flying are different, and therefore the validity periods of each medical certificate are different.

Medical Certificate

Validity

Remarks

 LAPL

60 Months

60 months, until the licence holder reaches the age of 40. A medical certificate issued prior to the licence holder reaching the age of 40 shall cease to be valid after the licence holder reaches the age of 42;

24 Months

for licence holders aged above 40.

 Class 2

60 Months

60 months, until the licence holder reaches the age of 40. A medical certificate issued prior to the licence holder reaching the age of 40 shall cease to be valid after the licence holder reaches the age of 42;

24 Months

24 months, for licence holders aged between 40 and 50. A medical certificate issued prior to the licence holder reaching the age of 50 shall cease to be valid after the licence holder reaches the age of 51.

12 Months

for licence holders aged above 50.

 Class 1

12 Months


6 Months

are engaged in single-pilot commercial air transport operations carrying passengers and have reached the age of 40; or have reached the age of 60.

 National Parachute Medical certificate

60 Months

Tandem privilege 24 months

 Class 3

24 Months

for licence holders aged above 40.

12 Months

for licence holders aged above 50.


REVALIDATION, RENEWAL OF MEDICAL CERTIFICATE

Aero-medical examinations and assessments, as applicable, for the revalidation of a medical certificate may be undertaken up to 45 days prior to the expiry date of the medical certificate at Aeromedical Examiner AME or Aeromedical Center AeMC in Slovenia or any other EASA Member State (the list of AMEs and AeMCs in Slovenia is published on this website).  

If the medical certificate has expired, a renewal examination and assessment, as applicable, shall be required.

  • In the case of class 1 and class 2 medical certificates:
    • if the medical certificate has expired for less than 2 years, a routine revalidation aero-medical examination shall be performed;
    • if the medical certificate has expired for more than 2 years but less than 5 years, the AeMC or AME shall only conduct the renewal aero-medical examination after assessment of the aero-medical records of the applicant;
    • if the medical certificate has expired for more than 5 years, the aero-medical examination requirements for initial issue shall apply and the assessment shall be based on the revalidation requirements.
  • In the case of LAPL medical certificates, the AeMC, AME or GMP shall assess the medical history of the applicant and perform the aero-medical examinations and assessments, as applicable.
  • If the medical certificate class 3 has expired for:
    • less than 2 years, a routine revalidation aero-medical examination shall be performed;
    • more than 2 years, the AeMC or AME shall only conduct the renewal aero-medical examination after assessment of the aero-medical records of the applicant;
  • more than 5 years, the aero-medical examination requirements for initial issue shall apply and the assessment shall be based on the revalidation requirements.

DECREASE OF MEDICAL FITNESS

In case of any health problems, holder of the medical certificate must urgently inform his/her AME or the AeMC that issued the medical certificate to assess his/her medical condition and provide further instruction. In case the AME is absent or unresponsive, another AME or medical assessor of the licensing authority should be contacted; if the licensing authority is Slovenia, the contact address is: med@caa.si.

Complete the form Decrease of Medical Fitness notification (FCL.APL-000089) or FCL.APL-161 for ATCO and send it together with the required attachments and the original medical certificate to your AME or AeMC that issued your last valid medical certificate.

As it is written on the medical certificate, the holder must follow the instructions regarding the decrease of medical fitness in accordance with MED.A.020 of Commission Regulation (EU) 1178/2011 or ATCO.MED.A.020 of Commission Regulation (EU) 2015/340:

MED.A.020 Decrease in medical fitness

(a) Licence holders shall not exercise the privileges of their licence and related ratings or certificates, and student pilots shall not fly solo, at any time when they: 

(1) are aware of any decrease in their medical fitness which might render them unable to safely exercise those privileges; 

(2) take or use any prescribed or non-prescribed medication which is likely to interfere with the safe exercise of the privileges of the applicable licence; 

(3) receive any medical, surgical or other treatment that is likely to interfere with the safe exercise of the privileges of the applicable licence. 

 

(b) In addition, holders of a medical certificate shall, without undue delay and before exercising the privileges of their licence, seek aero-medical advice from the AeMC, AME or GMP, as applicable, when they: 

(1) have undergone a surgical operation or invasive procedure; 

(2) have commenced the regular use of any medication; 

(3) have suffered any significant personal injury involving incapacity to function as a member of the flight crew; 

(4) have been suffering from any significant illness involving incapacity to function as a member of the flight crew; 

(5) are pregnant; 

(6) have been admitted to hospital or medical clinic; 

(7) first require correcting lenses. 

 

(c) In the cases referred to in point (b): 

(1) holders of class 1 and class 2 medical certificates shall seek the aero-medical advice of an AeMC or AME. In that case, the AeMC or AME shall assess their medical fitness and decide whether they are fit to resume the exercise of their privileges; 

(2) holders of light aircraft pilot licence medical certificates shall seek the aero-medical advice of an AeMC, an AME or the GMP who signed the medical certificate. In that case, the AeMC, AME or GMP shall assess their medical fitness and decide whether they are fit to resume the exercise of their privileges. 

(d) Cabin crew members shall not perform duties on an aircraft and, where applicable, shall not exercise the privileges of their cabin crew attestation when they are aware of any decrease in their medical fitness, to the extent that this medical condition might render them unable to discharge their safety duties and responsibilities.

(e)  In addition, if any of the medical conditions specified in points (1) to (5) of point (b) apply, cabin crew members shall, without undue delay, seek the advice of an AME, AeMC or OHMP, as applicable. In that case, the AME, AeMC or OHMP shall assess the medical fitness of the cabin crew members and decide whether they are fit to resume their safety duties.


ATCO.MED.A.020 Decrease in medical fitness

(a) Licence holders shall not exercise the privileges of their licence at any time when they:

(1) are aware of any decrease in their medical fitness which might render them unable to

safely exercise those privileges;

(2) take or use any prescribed or non-prescribed medication which is likely to interfere with

the safe exercise of the privileges of the licence;

(3) receive any medical, surgical or other treatment that is likely to interfere with the safe

exercise of the privileges of the licence.

 

(b) In addition, holders of a class 3 medical certificate shall, without undue delay and before

exercising the privileges of their licence, seek aero-medical advice when they:

(1) have undergone a surgical operation or invasive procedure;

(2) have commenced the regular use of any medication;

(3) have suffered any significant personal injury involving any incapacity to exercise the

privileges of the licence;

(4) have been suffering from any significant illness involving any incapacity to exercise the

privileges of the licence;

(5) are pregnant;

(6) have been admitted to hospital or medical clinic;

(7) first require correcting lenses.

 

In these cases the AeMC or AME shall assess the medical fitness of the licence holder or student air traffic controller and decide whether they are fit to resume the exercise of their privileges.


SECONDARY REVIEW OF MEDICAL FITNESS

The AME or AeMC may deny to issue or revalidate/renew your medical certificate, declaring you "unfit to fly" or impose a limitation on your medical certificate. If you disagree with the denial, or disagree with the limitation entered, you should not seek a medical assessment from another AME or AeMC, but within 15 days of being notified of the denial or the limitation imposed, you should complete an application for a request for a secondary review of your medical fitness and send it to your licensing authority (i.e. the CAA of the State that has issued or will issue your pilot or ATCO licence secondary review of medical fitness application (FCL.APL-92).

Medical assessors will assess the case and, if necessary, refer you to a CAA-approved medical specialist consultants for an aero- medical fitness reassessment.

You will be informed in writing of the final decision after a review of the documentation and any additional examinations and tests required.


TRANSFER OF THE LICENCE

In accordance with the requirements of Commission Regulation (EU) 1178/2011, all certificates issued by a competent authority of a Member State of the European Union are directly recognised in other Member States. A pilot may change his/her part-FCL licence to another EASA Member State without any additional technical requirements or checks.

The application form for the licence transfer is on the website »Licensing and Training« FCL.APL-000062. In case of transfer the licence, the medical documentation is also checked and transfered.

If the holder has a Part-FCL licence issued by another Member State or by another competent authority, the CAA must make sure that he/she was not holding any medical certificate with the same scope and in the same category issued in another Member State, did not apply for any medical certificate with the same scope and in the same category in another Member State and has never held any medical certificate with the same scope and in the same category issued in another Member State which was revoked or suspended in any other Member State and he/she is not the subject of any pending licence or medical certificate enforcement action in another Member State.

This is ensured by completing and signing the Compliance declaration) (FCL.OBR-56), which is to be completed at the start of the process of transfer of medical documentation.

Once you obtain a Slovenian licence, CAA Slovenia becomes your "licensing authority", responsible for both the licence and the medical certificate, as well as for the secondary review of medical fitness.

If you undergo a medical examination in another EU Member State, the CAA Slovenia as your licensing authority is responsible for ensuring that you comply with the medical requirements. Therefore, the AME there must send the documentation of the medical examination to the medical assessor of CAA Slovenia.

In case you want to change the licence issued by the CAA Slovenia to another Member State, you must submit an application for change the state of licence to the Member State where you want to obtain the licence. Further communication and transfer of medical documentation is done at the level of the licensing authorities.