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Apply In-Person:

  1. To apply for Ground Instructor and Subject Matter Instructor license in person, the applicant has to visit the office of Nigerian Civil Aviations Authority.
  2. The address and contact details of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) can be found in the following link: contact link
  3. Visit the NCAA office with an application letter made in writing and duly signed by a person authorised by the applicant to request for a Ground Instructor and Subject Matter Instructor license from the relevant department.
  4. Make sure that you have all the documents listed in the “Required Documents” section of this page.
  5. Attach the required documents with the application form.
  6. Then, proceed to submit the application package to the Director General at the office in person for further processes.
  7. Upon receipt of the application and the attached documents, an applicant for subject matter Instructor authorisation shall demonstrate to an Authority Inspector his/her skill and competency in instructional techniques.
  8. When the application meets the requirement for the issuance of GI and SMI as applicable, the applicant will be issued a payment slip for processing fees and will be directed to pay at a designated bank.
  9. The teller is presented to NCAA cash office where an official receipt of payment is obtained and submitted at the Licensing Directorate upon which the application is processed.
  10. When the document is ready, the applicant is notified of the collection of the signed Licence which will be released upon presentation of an identification or letter of authority from the company.
  11. If the application is not satisfactory, a Letter of Denial written to the applicant within 24 hours informing the applicant reasons for such denial and advice the applicant on the outstanding documents to meet his or her request.
  12. Further processing will depend on when the applicant submits the outstanding documents.


Required Documents[edit]

  • Application letter
  • Applicable proof of Identification
  • Documentary proof of age (Birth Certificate/Declaration of Age)
  • Passport-size photographs of applicant (as required)
  • Valid Cabin Crew licence
  • Completion Certificate of Knowledge test on Aeronautical knowledge
  • Completion Certificate of Knowledge test as mentioned in section 2.2.6 of NCAR
  • Proof/receipt of payment

Office Locations & Contacts[edit]

Lagos Office,
Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority,
Aviation House,
Murtala Muhammed Airport,
P.M.B 21029,
21038 Ikeja Lagos,
TEL: 234-1-2790421
E- mail: [email protected]
Website: Link
Contact link: Link, Link



  • The applicant must be at least 18 years of age and must have received and logged training from an authorised instructor.
  • The applicant must have passed a knowledge test on the aeronautical knowledge areas appropriate to the aircraft category.
  • He/she must have also passed a knowledge test on the certain areas of instructing as prescribed in the section 2.2.6 of NCAR: Link


Please approach the authorities for fees details.


The validity period for a ground instructor licence is 2 years.

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Processing Time[edit]

Issue of GI and SMI license is processed within 72 working hours.

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  • It is important that the completed form must contain all the information required properly and the form must be filled legibly, in order to get accepted by the Authority.
  • Make sure that you attach all the required documents as specified by the authority to avoid rejections.

Required Information[edit]

  • Applicant’s name
  • Age and Date of birth
  • Physical details
  • Identification card number
  • Particulars of the aircraft
  • Physical and Email address
  • Contact details
  • Payment receipt number/Transaction ID
  • Banking particulars


Need for the Document[edit]

Any eligible person, who wishes to provide Ground training in the aeronautical knowledge areas required for the issuance of a student pilot authorisation or private pilot license or associated ratings, private pilot flight review must possess a relevant license obtained from the NCAA.

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