Phivos Christofides

Aeromedical Examination

The initial issuing of EASA Class 1 and Class 3 Medicals must be done at the Cyprus Aeromedical Centre.

The medical examination for the initial issuing of EASA Class 2, as well as the renewal of EASA Class 1, Class 2 and Class 3 Medicals, can be done at the Cyprus Aeromedical Centre or at the office of one of the AME’s.

Before the Examination

The following information is needed before the medical examination:

  • Full Name and Surname in English, as it appears on your ID/passport
  • Date of birth
  • Nationality
  • ID/passport number
  • Permanent address
  • Email Address

If you have any more questions regarding your Aeromedical Examination, feel free to contact me.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

How long will the procedure take?

The examination and required tests may take a few hours to complete, so allow some time after the set appointment.

What to expect at your 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 fit or unfit or had a medical certificate suspended, revoked or denied.

The examination will include:
- Medical history
- Eye sight testing
- Physical examination
- Lung function testing (Initial EASA Class 1 requirement only)
- Urine test
- Blood tests (haemoglobin, lipids - Initial EASA Class 1 requirement. Haemoglobin will be repeated on every renewal of EASA Class 1)
- Audiogram (Initial EASA Class 1 requirement. Periodically thereafter)

There is no need to fast for any of the tests. You may eat and drink as usual.

What to bring with you?

  • You need to bring your passport or ID.
  • Please bring your glasses, if applies. If you wear contact lenses, you will need to remove them before the eye exam.
  • If you have recently done any blood or urine tests, you may bring these tests with you.
  • If you have undergone any other investigation (ECG, audiogram etc), you may bring these tests with you.
  • If you are suffering from any chronic condition, please let us know in advance. You are advised to bring a medical report from your treating physician.
  • If you have not completed your army service, please bring any additional documents to support this.
  • If you possess any other aviation medical certificate (e.g. FAA medical), please bring it with you.
  • If you possess an EASA Class 2 Medical certificate, please bring it with you.

When will the certificate be issued?

The medical certificate may be issued on the same day as the examination, if all standards are met. However, if the required standards are not met or further investigations are necessary, the issue of the certificate may take longer.