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European Class 3 Medical Certificate 

Medical certificates for  ATCO and Student ATCO licence holders 

If you hold an ATCO licence  or a Student  ATCO licence, your licence will only be valid if you hold an EASA Class 3  Medical Certificate.

Only one EASA medical certificate can be held at any  time.  

You may undergo a medical certificate evaluation at our Centre even if you hold a licence from any EASA member state. 


Apply for an Initial Medical Certificate

The  examination will be carried out by our doctors specialising in aviation medicine. If you are aware of any personal or family medical history it would be prudent to mention this at the time of booking your medical and we  can then advise whether you will need to bring along additional information/reports to the examination.



If you  wear glasses or contact lenses, you must bring your most recent optician's prescription along to the examination.

The Cyprus Aeromedical Centre will be able to help with any additional  assessments you may need to make before your appointment. 

Before the examination you will need to complete the medical certificate application form. This is a signed declaration containing the following. 

  • Facts about your medical history 

  • Whether you have had a medical examination before, by whom and the result

  • Whether you have ever been assessed as unfit or had a medical certificate suspended or revoked.

The Initial European Class 3 Medical Certificate examination is thorough taking up to 5 hours to complete.

The examination will include the following:

  • Medical history 

  • Physical Examination  

  • Eyesight and Ophthalmological exam 

  • Anomaloscope (Specialised coloured blindness assessment) 

  • ENT exam and Audiogram 

  • Electrocardiogram (ECG)

  • Hemoglobin blood test

  • Lipids blood test

  • Urine Test

For more details regarding the examination, please contact us. 

A Medical Certificate may be issued on the same day as the examination, if all the standards are met and all necessary documents are presented.

However, if the required standards are not met, or further investigations are necessary before a decision on medical certification is possible, then issuing of the certificate may take longer. 

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