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Kenya - Obtain Cabin Crew Member Certificate

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Procedure[edit]

Apply in Person[edit]

  1. To obtain a Cabin Member Crew Certificate, one has to complete and submit the prescribed Application Form for Issue/Renewal of Cabin Member Crew Certificate - FORM-O-PEL018 application form.
  2. This form can be obtained by visiting the Kenya Civil Aviation Authority Branch Offices or by downloading it from their KCAA Website.
  3. After filling the application documents you are required to submit them to the KCAA offices or you can forwarded them to the:-
    Director General,
    Kenya Civil Aviation Authority,
    P. O. Box 30163-00100,
    Nairobi, Kenya,
  4. After filling the Cabin Member Crew Certificate application form you are required to submit them together with all the required documents. These documents include:-
    (i). The current Medical Certificate Class 2.
    (ii). Knowledge and practical tests results’ slip. The knowledge test results for a cabin crew member certificate shall be valid for twelve months after passing the examination.
    (iii). 2 Passport size photos whose size should be 2cm b 2.5cm.
    (iv). A copy of a photo ID or Passport.
    (v). A certificate issued by an Authorised Training Organisation indicating satisfactory completion of the training.
  5. You are also to proceed to pay the prescribed application fees and submit the payment receipt to together with the application documents.
    • An application fee of KSh.2,000 is charged for the certificate.
  6. A processing time of 7 days is needed to complete the processing of the Cabin Member Crew Certificate, after which you will be contacted through a phone call to collect your new license at the KCAA offices.

  7. You will be required to carry your identification documents when collecting your certificate.

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Required Documents[edit]


  1. Fully Completed Application Form For Issue/Renewal of Cabin Member Crew Certificate - FORM-O-PEL018
  2. The current Medical Certificate Class 2.
  3. Knowledge and practical tests results’ slip. The knowledge test results for a cabin crew member certificate shall be valid for twelve months after passing the examination.
  4. 2 Passport size photos whose size should be 2cm b 2.5cm.
  5. A copy of a photo ID or Passport.
  6. A certificate issued by an Authorised Training Organisation indicating satisfactory completion of the training.
  7. Copies of their company’s competency booklet showing the ratings they hold, Safety and Emergency Procedures Training dates, First Aid renewal dates, drills dates.
  8. First Aid Certificate
  9. Prescribed application fee receipt

Office Locations & Contacts[edit]


Kenya Civil Aviation Authority - Head Office,
Aviation House, Jomo Kenyatta
International Airport, Nairobi
Tel: +254 020 827470-75
Mobile: +254 728 606 570, +254 709 725000
+254 728 606 586, +254 734 000 491, +254 734 000492
Fax: + 254 020 822300
P.O. Box 30163 -00100 Nairobi
Email: info@kcaa.or.ke
Website: KCAA Website

Other Regional Offices Contacts

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Eligibility[edit]


  • An applicant for cabin crew member certificate shall:-
  1. Be at least eighteen years of age;
  2. Be able to read, speak and understand the English language sufficiently to adequately carry out the responsibilities of a cabin crew member;
  3. Have completed a course of training approved by the Authority proven by a letter from KCAA confirming the approval.
  4. Have passed a knowledge and practical tests within the last six months preceding the date of application.

Fees[edit]


Validity[edit]


  • The validity period of a cabin crew member certificate is One year.

Documents to Use[edit]



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Sample Documents[edit]

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Processing Time[edit]


  • The processing time is seven days.

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Instructions[edit]


  • The applicant should –
  1. Complete the prescribed application form,
  2. Submit the completed form with all the required documents.
  3. Pay the applicable fees and submit the payment receipt.
  4. Wait for the processing period to elapse then collect your new cabin crew member certificate.

Required Information[edit]


  1. Full names
  2. Postal and physical address
  3. Date and place of birth
  4. Nationality
  5. Gender
  6. Particulars of ratings already held (Aircraft type rating and Date of Issue , Number and Expiry Date )
  7. Whether yet examined for and obtained a medical certificate in accordance with the Civil Aviation Regulations
  8. Whether you are able to read, speak, write, and understand the English language in accordance with the English language proficiency requirements of the Civil Aviation Regulations.
  9. Whether you have met all the requirements for the issuance of this licence
  10. Declaration
  11. Signature of Applicant
  12. Date of Application

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Need for the Document[edit]


  • A person shall not act as a cabin crew member unless that person holds a valid cabin crew member certificate.

Information which might help[edit]


  • Present a photo Identification Card or a Passport as a form of identification, details of which should be the same as the personal information provided on the prescribed application form; and if the applicant’s identity cannot be verified, the application will be rejected, and the applicant will have to return with the proper identification.

Other uses of the Document/Certificate[edit]

Please explain what are other uses of obtaining this document/certificate.
e.g. Birth Certificate can be used as proof of identity.

External Links[edit]


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Others[edit]


  • Kenya Civil Aviation Authority (KCAA) was established on 24th October 2002 by the Civil Aviation (Amendment) Act, 2002 with the primary functions towards;
  1. Regulation and oversight of Aviation Safety & Security;
  2. Economic regulation of Air Services and development of Civil Aviation;
  3. Provision of Air Navigation Services, and Training of Aviation personnel KCAA;
as guided by the provisions of the convention on international civil aviation, related ICAO Standards and Recommended Practices (SARPs), the Kenya Civil Aviation Act, 2013 and the civil aviation regulations.